Humans tend to get bored with the same routine. Most of the people don’t exercise because it’s boring for them. They are actually concerned about their health but they can’t maintain their interest in fitness routine. It is likely that you are also one of them and that’s why you here looking for something interesting. Luckily, you have landed at the very right place.
In this article, we are going to discuss a few games, which will help you lose up to 400 calories in an hour. At the same time, you wouldn’t lose your interest at all. Most likely, you have heard about these games or played them in your childhood. With a little mix up, they are going to add real fun to your fitness time.
Duration: 40 min
Outcome: It tones your body muscles and helps you lose around 300 calories in each session.
Caution: There is a chance of losing your balance or getting on the ground. Also, your companions will hit you harder than you expect.
How to: The game requires a ball of nearly 1 kg weight. You need to have at least half a dozen people to enjoy this game. It can be played with everyone is an individual player or you can make two teams and compete against each other. Throw the ball at your fellows and have fun!
Duration: 20-30 min
Outcome: This cardiovascular activity helps you lose around 250 calories in each session.
Caution: Chose the rope carefully. Try to grab a lightweight rope as you might hit yourself in the start. Maintain your balance as there is a chance of losing your balance.
How to: Get a rope with handles. Grab the handles and move your arms pretending to jump over the rope. At this point, you just need to rise up on your toes and get back to practice. Once you find the rhythm, you can start jumping over the rope. Most of the people can only jump for two to three minutes, Try to complete at least five sessions with 3 minutes difference in each session.
How to Warm Up for These Exercises?
Warm up is a necessary part of any exercise. The purpose of doing an exercise is to stay fit and live an injury free life. Unfortunately, an intense exercise can cause an injury if you are not warmed up before doing it. Most of the physical trainers recommend at least 5 minutes warm up before going into an exercise.
It does take some extra time but it helps you reach your ultimate goal of fitness. Here are some of the best warm up tips before a fitness session.
- Walk or run a mile or two before starting a fitness session.
- Stretch your muscles especially where you feel a strain.
- During the start of the game, move slowly and feel your body movements.
- As you age, you need more time to warm up.
- After completing the work out, stretch your muscles for a couple of minutes before ending the session.