Top 10 Activities for Burning Calories Approved by Health Experts
Physical activities are necessary not only for those who want to lose weight but also for all people in the world. Scientists prove that moderate activity, besides keeping us in good physical shape, boosts our mental health and prevents many chronic diseases.
So these are the 10 best activities with approximate calories burned per hour calculated for 91 kg (200 kg) person for each activity on the list. Naturally, exact figures depend on the body type, age, and other personal factors. These amazing activities include:
- Rollerblading – 683 calories/hour.
- Playing basketball – 728 calories/hour.
- Flag football – 728 calories/hour.
- Tennis, singles – 728 calories/hour.
- Running (5 mph) – 755 calories/hour.
- Running up stairs – 819 calories/hour.
- Vigorous swimming – 892 calories/hour.
- Taekwondo – 937 calories/hour.
- Jump rope – 1074 calories/hour.
- Running (8 mph) – 1074 calories/hour.
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