Top 10 Best Sports For Fat Loss

Almost every spot is helping you to burn fat, but what are the most effective

1.Swimming (Breaststroke): 

458 calories per 30 active minutes
Swimming is a cardiovascular powerhouse that works the entire body. It’s a particularly good choice for those who benefit from low-impact exercise. You don’t need much in the way of gear—just a swimsuit, goggles, and access to a pool. The breaststroke burns the most calories, but freestyle/front crawl is a close runner-up.

2.Cycling. 

Whether you want to enjoy the nature and cycle outside or you prefer to exercise on a gym bicycle, it is definitely an amazing physical activity that strengthens the entire body, and especially the legs. In addition to that, it can help you burn approximately 500-1000 calories in an hour depending on how fast you’re cycling, which is the reason a lot of people choose this sport to stay fit.

3.Boxing and Kickboxing

Not only do boxing and kickboxing make you look fierce, they also burn a ton of calories. Taking a kickboxing class, sparring or competing in a boxing match can help a 155-pound person burn between 648 and 720 calories per hour, according to estimates from the University of Rochester Medical Center.

4.Jogging

Calories burned per hour: 550 to 900

The middle ground between walking and running, a steady jog can be a great fat-burner. You don’t need to run as fast as you can; a simple trot over a period of time will do wonders for your cardiovascular fitness as well as help you tone up and strengthen your core muscles. The key is to jog for a significant distance, so don’t burn yourself out by starting out with a pace you can’t keep up. And whether you’re an experienced jogger or a beginner, proper stretching will ensure you complete your jog with happy muscles

5. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training): 


444 calories per 30 active minutes

While not technically a sport, HIIT is one of the best ways to burn fat and lose weight, and you can choose movements based on the sport(s) you play. Simply put, HIIT is workout made up of repeated rounds of exercises performed at max effort for a given interval, followed by a short recovery period. For example, you could one minute of squats, followed by 20 seconds of rest, followed by one minute of skater hops, and so on. You don’t HAVE to buy anything to do HIIT, but many trainers recommend some resistance bands and floor sliders to enhance the body weight resistance challenge (a $30-45 purchase) and a clock or another way to keep time.

6.Nordic walking. 

If you’re not familiar with this physical activity, you should definitely take it into consideration, as it is regarded as one of the best toning and cardiovascular exercises out there. For this sport, you will need two special poles that allow you to engage your entire body while walking, and the movements performed during this activity are similar to skiing, but you don’t actually need any snow. In addition to the health benefits, Nordic walking allows you to burn a lot more calories than regular walking.

7.Basketball, Football

The nonstop action of a full-court basketball game can leave you drenched in sweat. It can also help you lighten up. According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, a 155-pound person can burn about 576 calories in an hour of game play.

Football Games

The explosive moves involved in competitive football have a high metabolic cost, and the endurance to last a whole game also requires a lot of energy. The University of Rochester Medical Center estimates that a 155-pound person burns 648 calories an hour during competitive football. Training drills and activities can also be big calorie torchers.

8.Tennis

Calories burned per hour: 600 to 900

Start, stop. Start, stop. Start, stop. Such is the rhythm of tennis. It’s a great workout, however, you might not want to tackle this sport if you have bad knees or ankles. Remember, for the maximum physical benefit, singles tennis is better than its doubles counterpart because you’ll cover more ground during a match. Your shoulders, forearms and hips will get a workout even if you’re a beginner.

9.Snowboarding. 

Snowboarding is among the most popular winter activities, as it is extremely fun and also great for your physical form. The majority of people don’t view snowboarding as an activity for losing weight, but it is certainly effective at burning calories. Depending on the intensity of your snowboarding, you can lose about 400-600 calories in an hour, which makes it an excellent sport for those trying to get into shape

10.Jumping rope

Calories burned per hour: 700 to 1,100

Boxers do it to warm up, but after a few short minutes of this activity, you’ll be considering it more than just a simple preface to your workout. It’s simple, but effective, and works the entire body, as well as helps you with hand-eye coordination. You’ll easily improve hand and foot speed as the calories fall away. Once you’ve moved up from basic jumps, it’s a fun challenge to incorporate speed steps, side swings and crossing patterns to your routine. Jumping rope may not have been the thing to do at recess, but it’s perfectly masculine to try.

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