Top 10 Fat-Busting Exercises

With Christmas and the Lunar New Year just one month apart , we are treated with magnificent feasts that will add a few inches to our waistlines. How can you enjoy delicious food without gaining weight? All you have to do is work hard to melt the fat away. Here are the top 10 most effective fat-busting moves to incorporate into your daily exercise routine for added muscle toning and calorie loss.


  • Burpees


A move that intimidates even the most hardcore exercise junkie, burpees work the core, upper body and legs for an all-rounded and high adrenaline exercise.


  • Jogging

Get a sleek and elongated figure by running regularly. This exercise builds up the core, legs and butt which are the top fat-burning muscles in the body. A mere 5 minutes of jogging or running effectively burns up to 45 calories!


  • Jump Rope

An easy exercise that you can do anywhere with a simple jump rope, jumping rope is high adrenaline and you can feel your heart rate shoot up really quickly after just 3 jumps which helps with burning calories.


  • Dancing

Are you planning to hit the clubs soon? Be sure to work up a sweat on the dance floor in order to burn the fat off! Dance to music with a quick rhythm for increased efficacy.


  • Mountain Climbers

An exercise move that you can do anywhere without any additional equipment, Mountain Climbers are very tiring and tedious but they truly melt the fat off and helps tone the core and leg muscles.


  • Sprinting

Incorporate short bursts of sprinting into your regular exercise plan and switch it up with other slower paced moves like crunches or push-ups to create your very own High Intensity Interval Training exercise regime. Sprinting works the entire body, giving you beautiful and naturally sculptured muscles.


  • Lift Weights

By lighting weights, you are building up muscle mass. You burn more calories maintaining 1 pound of muscle than it takes to maintain 1 pound of fat. Therefore, by increasing muscles in the body, you effectively burn more calories and fats.


  • Pull Ups

When performed correctly, pull ups work the entire body, and not just the arms. You will achieve a complete body toning and muscle building effect with 1 set of pull-ups that also effectively aid in burning fat.


  • Swimming

Swimming is great for those who loathe getting sweaty and sticky after a workout. A total of 750 calories are burned with 1 hour of doing laps in the pool! Swimming also tones the muscles and joints, as well as giving the entire body a complete workout.


  • Squats

You may think that squats only work the leg muscles, but actually it also helps build up your core and burn fat! Squats effectively strengthens your lean muscle mass which help with burning fat over the rest of the day, even when you are asleep. There are many variations of squats that you can do, so switch it up as you go along!


There are no shortcuts to burning fat and hard work is involved but you will definitely be pleased with the results of your determination and dedication to keeping to a strenuous exercise regime. Before you get started on whichever exercise you choose, be sure to engage the services of a professional to help you get started on the right track. Sprint over here to enquire more on the various trainers that we can arrange for you!


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