Chuck Pelitera, M.D., C.S.C.S., and assistant professor of kinesiology at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, says: “Hiking is actually considered by many experts to be better for fat burns than other forms of cardiovascular exercise.”
Here are 6 ways how you can upgrade your next hiking:
- Walk downhill slow and uphill fast.
- Add some pushups (in this case hiking as a lower-body workout will turn into a total-body workout).
- Use hiking poles (they’ll help you burn extra calories).
- Start running uphill.
- Add squats and lunges.
- Pack a lot of water.
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