Walking is an ideal exercise for weight loss. It doesn't require any equipment, and you don't need a gym membership to do it.
2. Weight training
Weight training provides for an intense workout that not only burns up to 400 calories in 20 minutes, but also strengthens your core, and targets all of the major muscle groups. Plus weight training burns fat faster.
High intensity swimming can burn anywhere from 500 to 700 calories an hour, making it perfect for weight loss, strengthening and toning. Plus it is low impact on your body.
4. Cycling/Spin Class
Cycling is another low impact sport that is high in weight loss. Cycling can burn anywhere from 500 to over 1,100 calories per hour. Changing terrian can give you a well rounded natural workout
5. Elliptical Trainer
The elliptical trainer enables you to get a low impact, full body workout. You can target different muscle groups by changing the settings,
Running burns about 600 calories per hour and is great for weight loss. Burn more calories by adding hills or interval training to your running program.
7. High intensity interval training
This is one of the most effective weight loss exercise options available.
You only need to engage in this form of exercise for about 20 minutes, to get incredible results. Interval training not only burns alot of calories and it also speeds up your metabolism.
8. Cross Country Skiing
Cross country skiing is a tough workout that works every major muscle group in your body. It’s also great for improving balance and coordination and getting you out and about in the outdoors.
Combining resistance training and cardio activity it’ll burn between 500 and 650 calories per hour.
9. Skipping Rope
Skipping is a terrific way to lose weight and burns calories. I participate in a skip and sculpt class every Monday - I love it!
An hour of jumping rope burns over 800 calories and works the arms, legs, and core. It's also great for improving coordination, agility and endurance.
10. Resistance Training
For example - A set of fifty pushups will burn about 100 calories, but the real weight loss happens because of the muscle you build.
Strong muscles burn fat and increase your metabolism even when you’re not working out.