Who says exercise has to be all work and no play? In many cases, you’re more likely to stick to something if it’s enjoyable for you – like the 7 workouts/games you’re about to re-discover. From jump rope to hula hooping, these fun games are serious calorie burning, waistline slimming workouts.
Hula hooping: No abs workout is quite as fun as hula hooping. Not only will it help slim down your waste line, but it also burns calories.
Dodge ball/tetherball: This is a great cardio workout. It’s also good for the arms and core.
Bike riding: You can make bike riding as intense as you want depending on the speed. It’s an awesome cardio workout and it’s great for the legs.
Kicking a ball: If you’re not into throwing balls, maybe you’ll enjoy kicking them. Games that require you to kick a ball around like soccer will help you burn up 215 calories per hour.
Jumping on a trampoline: This is a very fun activity that requires low impact, but still burns a lot of calories. It’s great for getting the legs strong, and stabilizing the hips and core.
Climbing trees: Tree climbing is a full body workout that is an alternative to rock climbing. It’s a great calorie burner and strength exercise.