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Best weight loss exercise, this cardio activity can help burn 1000 calories in an hour

Best weight loss exercise: Toned muscles, calorie burner and fun. Skipping rope can be the perfect fat burning workout to include in your weight loss routine.

fitness Updated: Aug 06, 2018 14:38 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Best weight loss exercise,Weight loss tips,Weight loss
Here’s why skipping is the best cardio.(Shutterstock)

Remember those childhood days, of complete abandon, when skipping with friends was absolutely fun? Then, why did we ever stop skipping, right? Turns out, skipping rope is a great way to include some cardio exercise in your routine. It’s one of the best ways to lose weight and burn fat, while having fun.

There are more reasons to pick up skipping ropes for your next workout.

Easy and convenient

Skipping rope is one the cheapest workout equipment you can own. It can easily fit into your gym bag; you can carry it on work or leisure trips and basically start working out anywhere.

Less time, big results

Skipping is a great calorie burner. Just 10-15 minutes of skipping rope burn up to 200-300 calories. That’s about 1000 plus calories every week. Skipping pumps up your heart beat, which is the perfect way to get the fat melting.

Here’s how skipping can help tone your muscles. (Shutterstock)

Good way to tone

Skipping is not only a fat burner, but it also helps with overall toning. A regular skipping session improves muscle tone in both the lower and upper body. Skipping works out all the muscle groups, adding to the complete toning of the body.

Perfect low impact workout

Skipping ropes is a good way to include a low-impact workout into your routine. Since you barely have to be off the floor to get over the rope, it is easier on the joints.

Do you need more reasons to order skipping ropes now?

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First Published: Aug 06, 2018 14:06 IST