Simple Exercises for Weight Loss

Losing weight may not necessarily result from the complicated exercise regimen. Sometimes simple and easy exercising techniques produce a profound impact on losing weight efficiently.  Also, simple exercise for weight loss is easy to stick to and will help to burn fat over a long period of time. However, do keep in mind to adopt a well-balanced diet too as a vital accompaniment to weight loss exercise.

  • Hop, skip and Jump

Yes, a simple skipping rope can be one of the easiest and effective weight loss exercises, to begin with.  It is fun to hop, skip and jump along with melting the greasy fat. Variety of techniques can be adopted while skipping to increase your heart rate and your enthusiasm. It can be done indoors and outdoors as well. So, the next time you see kids skipping in your neighbourhood join them to lose weight successfully.

  • Merry Go round with a hula hoop

Hula Hoop

The hula hoop is yet another simple tool to torch fat around the waist and give a curved figure. It has been proved that if you twirl for approximately 30 minutes, you will be able to burn 210 calories as fuel. You can twirl within the four walls of your home or in the open greens.

  • Dance till you drop


Dancing in any form is the one of the best technique to lose weight and make you look slimmer. Hip-hop, classical, masala bhangra, ballet, folk dance, Bollywood style simply makes you groove in its rhythm. Zumba dancing burns calories rapidly and you can lose significant weight within a very short period of time. You can swish and sway in the comforts of your home and still lose weight joyfully.

  • Take the stairs more often

Take the Stairs

Leading a sedentary lifestyle is the root cause of building fat around the core areas of your body. Medical experts always recommend exerting physical pressure on such areas to give you a toned look. A simple task like taking stairs instead of elevators at your workplace or residence creates a huge impact on reducing fat from the body.

Climbing stairs exerts a force on your lower part of the body and can burn 3 times more calories than brisk walking.

  • Grab your bicycle


Nothing is as enjoyable as the fun of riding a bicycle and whistling with the gentle breeze. Cycling not only increases your heart rate but also knocks off a chunk of fat from your belly, thigh and legs giving you a lean muscular look. Those who manage to commute paddling have less body fat compared to those who prefer to drive. Another advantage of cycling is that being an outdoor sport, you are exposed to ample sunshine that is vital for strong and healthy bones. You can involve your kids too or join a cycling group for fun and social development.

  • Brisk Walking and Jogging


Brisk walking and jogging are significant in losing body weight. Brisk walking implies taking smaller steps at a greater speed. Jogging is an extension to walking and should not be mixed with running.


Both the activities significantly help to lose weight and enhance cognitive skills. You can always park your car or bike few yards to your destination and walk towards it. Nowadays, brisk walking in the malls early mornings is a new culture gaining prominence.

  • Splash and swim


If you are a water baby then why not derive pleasure from it? Swimming is another activity that helps to reduce body fat and keep your waistline slim. Since swimming involves the use of arms and legs to move the body, it proves to be an ideal fat buster. Swimming helps to burn calories, boosts metabolism and tones every muscle in your body. Isn’t that incredible!  An obese person can melt approximately 510 calories by swimming laps for an hour. Those who swim regularly look 20 times younger than their actual age. So lose weight along with wrinkles and be proud of your new fresh look.


All the above activities can be done during your leisure time, requires no extra investment, is socially compatible and above all a complete health package.


One Comment Add yours

  1. essiep says:

    I do plenty of cycling but find it doesn’t reduce my weight like brisk walking does. As you can imagine, I have puzzled over this. The best explanation I have is that walking doesn’t build appetite like cycling does. Unless you know a better reason…


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