Ultimate Fat Burning Exercises

June 24, 2011 by  
Filed under Weight Loss Exercise

If you want to lose weight and burning fat, a diet program alone will not get the job done. The best way to burn fat is to workout; aerobic exercise, specifically. Aerobic exercise draws on the body’s fat stores as a fuel source  – the more cardio you do, the more fat you’ll use up.

Include these aerobic exercises for great fat burning results:

1. Running – Running is an outstanding fat burner. Getting started with a running program is relatively painless – get a first-class pair of shoes and you’re ready to begin. Ease into a running program steadily; to avoid damage to joints.

2. Walking – If you’re not quite up to a running program, a 30 minute daily walk can also do wonders for fat burning. Take the time to include a walk every day in the morning or after dinner to burn fat steadily.

3. Dancing – Dancing can be a terrific way to burn fat and enjoy yourself while you are at it. Choose an entertaining, upbeat dance type to burn the most fat possible.

4. Swimming – If you have issue with joint pain or other medical troubles that make exercise challenging, swimming is a great choice. Since it’s a non-weight bearing exercise; swimming is easy on your muscles and joints.

5. Cycling – Bicycling is an excellent way to get (a workout in and take pleasure in the scenery at the same time. If you enjoy the outdoors, bicycling on a trail or mountain road could be a splendid way to burn extra fat.

6. Exercise Classes – If you’re a social person, visit your local gym or fitness club to see what group exercise classes are offered. Burn fat and enjoy meeting new friends at the same time – an awesome combination!

7. Aerobic Weight Training – This special type of exercise class provides heart pumping cardio and light weight training combined. If your gym has it, take advantage of this double fat burning workout – burn fat and add muscle at the same time!


A healthy nutrition plan along with 30 minutes of one of these fat burning exercises is a fantastic way to promote weight loss. Your heart will also thank you, as aerobic exercise has distinct cardiovascular benefits. Exercise and healthy eating will strip pounds off your body and add years to your life.

Take the time to experiment with some of these fat burning exercises today, and find an exercise that fits into your lifestyle and you enjoy. If exercise is enjoyable, you’re far more likely to maintain a program. Experiment with your own workout program today.

This article is for informational purposes only. It is not medical advice and should not be used or interpreted as such. You should always consult a medical professional before making drastic changes to your diet and physical exercise.

About the Author: Rod Watson, Certified Personal Trainer, <http://WatsonPersonalTraining.com>, Rod is a retired Navy Officer who is dedicated to help other improve their health and fitness level.  Need help getting started contact Rod <mailto:rod@TailoredWorkouts.com> at rod@TailoredWorkouts.com <mailto:rod@TailoredWorkouts.com> for a customized workout, tailored just for you.

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