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What Exercise Burns the Most Calories?

Now is the time to perfect that summer bod, but which exercises will help you shift those last couple of kilos the quickest? We know the top 10!

*All calculations are based on 60 minutes per activity.

Skipping rope. Yep, that’s right – this school yard favourite is one of the most effective ways to battle the bulge. Time to remember all those childhood skipping chants!
120lbs – 570 calories
150lbs – 704 calories
180lbs – 817 calories

Kickboxing kicks away the rest of the competition is the calorie burning stakes.
120lbs -  559 cals
150lbs – 660 cals
180lbs – 771 cals

Running gets over the finish line a close third.
120lbs – 545 cals
150lbs – 681 cals
180lbs – 817 cals

Elliptical Machine. You may be simulating stair climbing, walking or running, but the calories you’re going to burn are real, very real.
120lbs – 519 cals
150lbs – 625 cals
180lbs – 701 cals

Intense dancing. Yes, those late night/early morning hours at a club cutting a rug will burn up those calories fast!
120lbs – 511 cals
150lbs – 601 cals
180lbs – 695 cals

In-line Skating. What are you waiting for? Get those skates on – literally!
120lbs – 501 cals
150lbs – 600 cals
180lbs – 701 cals

Step Aerobics. As Olivia Newton-John would say, let’s get physical.
120lbs –499 cals
150lbs – 598 cals
180lbs – 695 cals

Cross Country Skiing. Perhaps a winter ski holiday is in order?
120lbs – 475 cals
150lbs – 602 cals
180lbs – 735 cals

Biking. Get out of that car and hop on a bicycle – think of all those calories you’ll burn!
120lbs – 472 cals
150lbs – 562 cals
180lbs – 684 cals

Swimming, an activity that can really cause a splash when it comes to burning up those kjs!
120lbs – 472 cals
150lbs – 563 cals
180lbs – 654 cals


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