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    10 Ways to Torch 100 Calories in 10 Minutes

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    Got 10 minutes spare and a desire to burn some calories? When it comes to losing weight, maintaining a healthy diet and regular exercise routine is the proven way to do it. However, often the difference between dropping weight very quickly and maintaining that weight is the ability to put small amounts of time to use effectively.

    Furthermore, if you’ve got a small window of opportunity for a workout on any given day, it makes sense to do the most effective fat burning exercises possible to ensure you get maximum results, in you minimal available time. Let’s take a look at some effective ways to burn calories.




    10 Ways To burn 100 Calories in 10 Minutes

    Here are some tried and proven ways to burn 100 calories, whether you are working out outdoors or indoors. If you do these movements for 3 times in a day, you will torch 300 calories!

    Mix Burpees with Stairs or Hill Runs

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    Making sure that your heart rate is up in a workout is important, especially if you only have 10 minutes. You can mix the intervals for a more efficient burn. It is much more efficient to burn calories if you are doing an interval workout. You only need stairs or a bit of an incline (grassy hills are perfect!) to burn your fat off. Run at full speed, when you reach the top, do 6 burpees or pushups and then make your way back down to repeat the run. Do this routine as many times as possible in 10 minutes for a very effective workout.

    Rock Climbing & Hiking

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    Outdoors exercise like rock climbing and hiking are brilliant ways to get a great workout, whilst enjoying yourself! Working your way up vertically helps you torch a lot of calories and ascending is also surprisingly effective as a fat burning exercise as you muscles are continually working to stay balanced. In uneven terrain or whilst working yourself up a rock climbing wall, it’s easy to burn well in excess of 100 calories in just 10 minutes. You will also get yourself some sculpted,  sexy legs over a period of time too! A great strategy when rock climbing is to use your legs instead of your arms so that your lower body can push you upwards.

    Spinning Class

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    Normally a high intensity spinning class that consists of cranking the resistance and standing up with help you torch up to 139 calories in just 10 minutes. Even if there is no class in session, you can still use the bike and do a mini workout. Exercise bikes are also one of the best pieces of home gym equipment, as you can hop on the bike whenever you have 10 minutes spare time and burn those calories!

    Team Sport

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    If you are planning a trip to the beach, why not pack a soccer ball or volleyball and torch some calories whilst you soak up the sunshine?! Playing soccer in the sand can easily torch 100+ calories in 10 minutes! You will have to run, dribble and defend and at the beach, work through the sand, which is a great way burn calories. You will also use different muscle groups because of the lateral movement.

    Squats for the Win!

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    Your upper leg muscles are the largest in your body and can be used as a way to boost your metabolism. Given the size of the quadriceps (front of upper leg) muscles, the body actually has to burn calories whilst you rest, just to keep the quad muscles alive. Working out the quad muscles, increasing their lean muscle mass, not only gives you fat burning whilst you exercise, but also whilst at rest. Doing sets of 15 nice, controlled, deep squats followed by 15-20 seconds rest is a perfect 10 minute exercise for results now, and after!

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    Skip a ‘Lil

     

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    Skipping can quickly get your heart pumping and the best part is you do not have to move far from where you are – It’s the perfect home, DIY fitness exercise. Even if you are just jumping at a steady pace and can still carry a conversation, you will still break a sweat and burn some serious calories. If you want to burn more, you can add a high intensity interval or even do sets of 45 minutes skipping, followed by 15 seconds of burpees or pushups.

    Step It Up

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    There are a lot of ways to burn calories quickly including and one of the most effective is step aerobics. Get a 10 to 12 inch of step platform and watch your sweat sizzle for 10 minutes, letting you burn up to 107 calories. You don’t need to join a gym though, as you can create your own program just by setting up a step with some beauty music in your living room! You can even add 5 intense box jumps every minute just to get your heart rate.

    Plyometrics

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    You do not need any other equipment to get the same effect of someone who is using a plyo box, rope or step. Just make sure your intensity levels are up and you do the right exercises. There are a lot of videos to show you numerous moves, here’s one to get you started! Quick transitions are important, so make sure you have 3-4 different moves ready to go before you start your 10 minutes of fat burning goodness!

    Try Kickboxing

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    Kickboxing will surely get your heart pumping with its mixture of constant movement with a punching bag and strength training. If you are after weight loss, emphasize on your cardio and not only on boxing technique. Lots of repetitions and very little rest time is the way to go.

    Sprints to Workout Routine

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    Adding some intervals to your boring old running routine will pass time and burn calories. Find an area where you can sprint for at least 15 seconds, recover for a limited time and go at it again. You can do this in the swimming pool, the gym or any other exercise that gets your heart pumping. If you’re jogging, try 15 seconds hard running, followed by 15 seconds slow jogging. Over 10 minutes, it’s only 20 x 15 second efforts and you will probably feel quite a puff by the end of 10 minutes!

    Summing Up

    There you have it, 10 fantastic exercises that can help you burn maximum calories, in minimum time. Now it’s your turn > time to step it up!






    About the author

      Holly

      Thank you for reading my article! I am Holly Nunan, a mother of three daughters aged four, six and eight. I'm an Exercise Physiologist with a passion for exercise, fitness, raising healthy children and natural and alternative remedies. I have a simple mission to help each reader that comes to our website to take away one new piece of healthy information that they can immediately apply to their life. If I've helped you find that today, it's mission accomplished!