Last time, we profiled two great sports that will help you lose weight and promote a healthy lifestyle. Here is part two of that post, which contains two more sports that anyone can do. Both of which boost metabolism, while exercising your body and your heart.
Outside in a pool or inside at a gym, swimming is perhaps the best sport or exercise for those who need a low impact workout, but need to drop some pounds. Because, just ask any active swimmers, the virtually effortless exercise burns calories fast, but puts no unwanted stress on your joints.
Swimming, as a sport, has a lot of variety. There are many types of swimming exercises, and loads of different swimming strokes to learn to help burn calories. Plus, it's perfect for those who may have neglected to learn to swim. No better time to start than now.
Tip: Start out with just a few laps once a day. Then, as you become more comfortable in the water, increase the duration and variety and drop those pounds fast.
If you have never played tennis, you're missing out on wonderful fun that not only helps you lose weight fast, but is a great sport for you and your friends to play. This is especially true if you play singles, e.g. one-on-one.
For those wondering, even just a simple, friendly game of tennis can burn a large amount calories. How many? After an hour of game play, the average person burns between 400-600 calories during a singles match. Making it ideal for getting in shape and getting healthy, while catching up with your friends.
Tip: Try cardio tennis for a low impact variant. Incorporate calisthenics, stretching, and jogging with a low-compression ball and you'll notice a difference in your body in no time flat.
We hope that these sports appeal to just about everyone looking for a routine that leads to fast weight loss. On the fence about choosing just one? Mix them up? Change your daily habits. Swim one day, cycle the next. The more your get into motion, the quicker you'll drop those pounds. We guarantee it.
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