For those of us who aren’t quite blessed with a high metabolism or born with a naturally slim physique, regular workouts may be the only way we can maintain our long and toned figure. Not all workouts were created equal, though – some are more effective than others when it comes to torching that fat. Take a look at the 10 highest calorie-burning exercises, ranked from the highest to the lowest. (Note that the number of calories burned depends on various factors such as height, weight, and age, so take these numbers as an estimate.)
Trust the Victoria’s Secret Angels – a lot of hard work went into earning those wings! Boxing can burn up to a mind-blowing 800 calories per hour, according to a recent study by Forza Supplements. It’s a total-body workout, so you’ll look taut from head to toe!
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2. Circuit Training
According to Fitness Magazine, circuit training can help you burn 30% more calories! To put that in numbers, someone weighing about 68kg would burn an estimated 756 calories in one hour of circuit training, according to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. If you’re the type who likes to switch up their exercise routine, this is for you!
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3. Muay Thai
For a workout that originated somewhere closer to home, try Muay Thai. You can burn up to 690 calories in an hour-long kickboxing session.
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4. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Trust the martial arts to be able to help you lose weight – you can burn up to approximately 684 calories after an hour of grappling! Time to put on that gi and get ready to fight – those fats, we mean!
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There’s a reason why celebrities like Lea Michele and Lady Gaga swear by it – according to Absolute You, a 45-minute Rhythm Cycling class can burn 500-800+ calories! The empowering affirmations spin instructors are so fond of shouting out in their classes will leave you feeling strong and ready to take on the world.
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Make use of the lovely open pools available on GuavaPass – you can burn roughly 400 calories swimming at a moderate pace, and up to 700 if you swim faster! We think the weather here calls for a regular refreshing dip, don’t you?
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You’ve seen the mass mall workouts – this popular Latin dance-inspired workout is fun and accessible. Burn upwards of 360 calories while you salsa those fats away!
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This ballet-inspired workout will help you achieve a lean, toned figure by ensuring a 300-400 calorie burn on average- if you work a little harder, it might go up to 500! That barre burn may be painful, but trust us, it’s worth it.
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9. Hatha Yoga
Those calm stretches and downward dogs do have a calorie-burning effect, though not as much as the other exercises on this list! According to Harvard Health, you can expect to burn up to 298 calories after an hour-long class. Now that’s motivation to hold your plank just a little bit longer!
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Feel like a kid again and lose weight by jumping on a trampoline for an hour – according to CSGNetwork.com’s calorie calculator, you stand to burn about 240 calories! So go ahead – bounce away!
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All these classes can be found on GuavaPass, so give them a go and watch your body transform!