Yeah right, I can hear you guys saying right now as you are probably eating your celery sticks after punishing your body for hours at the gym. Well today we are just looking at some of the fun and goofy ways that you can have fun, but at the same time burn some serious calories. With the summer creeping up on us there is no better time to get outdoors, have some fun and drop a few pounds in the process.
Ways To Make Losing Weight Fun : Skating
Whoa dude hang ten, I think that is skating lingo or maybe its surfing? Who cares. The skating we are talking about here is the good old fashioned roller skating that you used to do when you are a kid. Skating is huge once again and many leisure centers offer a time of the week when people can go and skate. Skating as well as being fun is said to be able to burn a phenomenal 500 calories per hour!
Ways To Make Losing Weight Fun : A Game Of Frisbee
Grab a Frisbee from your local cheap store, grab some friends, a healthy picnic and head to the local park. Running around throwing the Frisbee to each other not only is a great time, but it also can burn around 100 calories in half an hour.
Ways To Make Losing Weight Fun : Kickboxing, Boxercise & Other Butt Kicking Classes
These kind of combat cardio classes are a great way to not only learn some self-defense, but they also offer you a great workout as well. One of the cool things about doing something like this is that you are concentrating on the actual moves so much you do not realize that you are actually burning just a ton of calories.
Ways To Make Losing Weight Fun : Twerking
Yep you read that right – twerking. Miley Cyrus got the better part of 30 million YouTube views by twerking her butt. This sexy activity not only looks hot and is fun, but it also burns calories, strengthens you lower body muscles and tones up your butt. Of course this is not the kind of thing you and your friends want to do in your local park.
Ways To Make Losing Weight Fun : Zumba
If you are looking into weigh loss then no doubt you will have heard about the fin filled Latin dance inspired fitness craze, Zumba. Zumba is huge and I do not think there is a town in the world that does not have a Zumba instructor in it. Zumba is great for you guys who are bored to tears of the standard old aerobics classes. Get a friend and hit a Zumba class to have fun and lose some weight as well.
Ways To Make Losing Weight Fun : Hip Hop Abs
Want something a little more bad ass than Zumba? Then fitness guru, Shaun T’s Hip Hop Abs is the work out for you. No crunches or sit ups here. Just a bunch of exercises that feel more like dance moves to help tone your abs and shed some of that extra weight.
Ways To Make Losing Weight Fun : Fitness Video Games
Xbox, Playstation or Wii no mat what you have there are just a ton of fitness based video games. These are a fun way to lose weight and for many people these serve as a great introductory to exercise.
Ways To Make Losing Weight Fun : Doga
What the heck is Doga? I hear you ask. Well it’s pretty much what it sounds like its Yoga, but you do it with your dog. Yes this is very weird and kind of crazy, but many people swear that Doga not only gives you a good workout, but creates a special bond with your dog… Yeah put this one on the maybe pile!