© Copyright 2004-2013 Niche Topics ™ All rights reserved  Terms & Conditions | About us | Sitemap  


  SIGN UP for our free newsletter

Share |

  LATEST posts

All things that are written on this website are about our experiences and what have worked for us, or general information only. We are not telling you to do any of those things mentioned and we do not endorse any products found on these pages. We simply want to share with you what has helped us. Hope that you enjoy reading our posts and please come back regularly to read more!


   Contact Us        Freebies        Share Ideas & Recipes |


  POPULAR articles





Home Money & Lifestyle Food & Drinks Health & Fitness Beauty & Wellness Pregnancy & Kids



Niche Topics ( Health and Fitness) is dedicated to help you lead a happy and healthy life. We provide the latest updates on nutrition, dieting, exercise, fitness, home remedies and natural cures for common illnesses, and other health-related topics. Get in shape with us and keep your body running at it’s peak!

  QUICK links

Fitness and exercise tips

Nutrition advice

Diet and weight loss help

Natural remedies and home cures

Women’s health

Men’s health




5 Non Diet Tricks to Drop Pounds Fast


Does Eating Nuts Make You Fat?


10 Sneaky Ways to Fit Exercise into Your Day


Is Your Boyfriend Making You Fat?


6 Healthy Ways to Eat Chicken for Weight Loss

About Niche Topics
Florida Blood Services



Best Exercise for Weight Loss and Fat Loss





By Peter Reyes


Let's face it, there's no magic bullet in weight loss. The closest to a magic bullet is exercise. We become overweight when we take in more calories than we burn up. To lose weight, we need to create a calorie deficit through diet, exercise or a combination of both.


Exercise is crucial to any weight loss program. According to statisics, making exercise a part of your weight loss program can increase your results by up to 50 percent.


Not only does exercise increase your metabolism during a workout, exercise also cause your metabolism to stay increased for a period of time after exercising, which means you burn more calories even while you snooze.



What Exercises Burn the Most Calories?


All exercise, regardless whether it is cardio or strength training, burns calories. However, certain types of exercise burn more calories than others. In my opinion, cardio exercise is probably the best exercise for weight loss and maximum fat burning.



Cardiovascular exercise or cardio for short (also known as areobic exercise) is an activity that involves the use of large muscles (such as legs) in the body continuously for at least 20 minutes or more. It gets your heart rate up and increases blood cirulation.



There are various types of cardio exercises which can be done both indoors and outdoors. Some of these include running on the treadmill, jumping rope and step arerobics. Rock climbing, bicycling, inline skating, swimming, and skiing also rank among the best cardio exercises for fat burning and weight loss.



Rock climbing can burn about 400 calories in 30 minutes while breaststroke swimming will melt away 400 calories. Depending on resistance and speed, biking can burn anywhere between 250 to 500 calories. A half hour long workout with an elliptical trainer can burn off 300 calories.



Most fitness expert agree that doing cardio exercises first thing in the morning, before eating, is the most effective for weight loss.



When cardio exercise is performed prior to eating breakfast, the body burns stored fat (instead of carbs) and as a result, burns calories. And, for maximum weight loss results, working out for a period of 60 minutes at moderate intensity, 3 to 5 times a week is recommended.



To keep exercise interesting, try mixing the exercises up (interval cardio work). For example, do the elliptical trainer for 15 minutes, then ride on the stationary bike for another 15 minutes and finish off on the treadmill for the last 15 minutes, if you can.



Always check with your doctor before you begin any form of exercise.

best exercise for weight loss

4 Powerful Ways to Get and Stay Motivated to Exercise Regularly

Can't get motivated to work out every day, or find yourself making excuses not to exercise all the time? We share some motivating ways to help you stick to your exercise routine and get you back on track quickly.


Lose Belly Fat Fast and Get Great Looking Abs

Want to know how you can lose belly fat through proper nutrition and exercise for efficient fat burning?


How to Get Skinny Legs

Summer is here and it’s time to get hot looking skinny legs fast with these tried and tested leg slimming tips.


8 Easy Ways to Boost Metabolism

Pick up advice on what you can do to boost your metabolism naturally and burn stored body fat for faster weight loss.


Fun Exercise Ideas for Plus-Sized People

Safe workouts for overweight or obese people to help build muscle strength, and lose weight naturally.


Skipping Into Fitness With Jump Rope

How to jump rope using proper techniques, and lose weight while skipping to your heart's content!


Walking for Fitness

Walking is a great fitness workout for almost everyone. Steal these easy-to-follow tips on how to fitness walk and have heaps of fun!


8 Reasons Why Dancing Benefits You

Want to feel good and look great? Dance is a total body and mind exercise that benefits more than your physical health.