7 Cardio Exercises For Weight Loss

Cardiovascular exercise will help you lose weight fast from your body. You must perform cardiovascular exercise regularly to get good results, and you can even do other activities, such as playing with your children, home improvement, gardening, daily house work and gym. The main thing is that you must stick to your workout plan to help with your weight loss. Some types of cardio exercise are just better at raising one’s metabolism, burning calories and jump starting weight loss.

7 Cardio Exercises For Weight Loss

7 Cardio Exercises For Weight Loss


Swimming is yet again, a great alternative to running for those who have joint problems or who want to switch things up in their exercise routine. Like rowing, swimming is a full body workout and just 30 minutes of laps could burn up to 350 calories, depending on your pace.


This exercise does not require much explanation. Just be sure to jog at a pace you are comfortable with and make sure you have proper footwear to minimize the potential for blisters or other common issues related to jogging.

Stationary Bike

The exercise bike can help you burn tons of calories and tone your legs. When working out on a stationary bike, the trick is to make sure you have the machine set with enough resistance. This way, you won’t pedal yourself off the bike, but you’ll also be able to sprint when necessary, which can make for a great interval workout.

Elliptical Machine

Set the machine at a level you are comfortable with and continue at your own pace but make sure you’re working hard enough to burn adequate calories. Short 30-60 seconds high intensity intervals work amazing with this exercise also and will really make you sweat big time! Allow yourself three to five minutes to cool down.


Find a pickup game or just shoot baskets alone. Try to find a full court and be sure to be on the move constantly running to each end of the court using both baskets.


Running is an Excellent cardio exercises because all you need is a pair of quality running shoes. Running burns serious calories. A 145 LB person can easily burn 300 calories in 30 minutes.

Jumping Rope

This is one of the simplest, yet most effective exercises one can do. In just 15 to 20 minutes, jumping rope will give you an unparalleled total body pintworkout. Jumping rope is ideal for cardiovascular endurance and enhances performance in virtually any sport – tennis, basketball, football, skiing, volleyball and more. This simple exercise is also great for eye-hand coordination, lateral movement, foot and hand speed and agility.

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