Summer is well and truly here and gyms around the country are full with people trying to get in shape for holidays. Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle or simply keep fit, there are some exercises which are better than others at burning calories.
We have put together a list of the best workouts that you should be doing if you want to maximise your time training.
A rowing machine is an ideal way to lose weight as it has the ability of increasing the heart rate to an optimum fat burning rate. Technogym rowers are highly recommended in the industry and are the best machines on the market. Rowing increases your intensity without increasing your impact, which is useful for injury prevention. Adding the rowing machine to your workout plan is a great way to work your core, arms, legs and overall fitness.
Adding the rowing machine to your workout plan is a great way to work your core, arms, legs and overall fitness.
One of the best ways to lose calories and tone your body at the same time is to skip during every workout. The rope is one one of the most efficient and versatile pieces of gym kit, you can burn upwards of 1000 calories per hour. Skipping is also great for developing co-ordination, agility and stamina which makes this a must in all workouts. Jumping at a high-intensity increases the heart rate which is extremely important for burning fat. It also increase the metabolic rate and in turn burns an increasingly amount of calories. Skipping for just a short period is the equivalent of going for an extremely fast run.
One of the best ways to lose calories and tone your body at the same time is to skip during every workout.
Add this simple but effective workout to your routine. Hold the rope in both hands and jump on every revolution focusing on your core and knees. This is a workout that looks easy but is far from it, practice definitely helps.
Kettlebell Swings are an extremely effective way of losing weight, they engage the entire body. They are low impact yet high intensity which is ideal for calorie burn.
A simple way to do kettlebell swings is to stand slightly wider than hip-width. Lift the kettlebell with both hands in front, engage your core and slightly squat. An important part of this exercise is is to press hips forward and swing the bell upward and then back down.