Losing Weight Doing Jumping Jacks At Home

February 22, 2010

Many people overlook the fat and calorie burning effects of doing Jumping Jacks. This simple routine that you probably learned in school, can be one of the highest calorie burners you can do from home.

Jumping jacks are an excellent cardiovascular exercise that you can do at home, work or anywhere you have a little space to move around. Most people know now that cardio is an excellent way to lose weight and keep your heart pumping strong.

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Here is a simple Jumping Jacks how to video:



This is a breakdown of how much calories you can burn by doing jumping jacks as compired to other fat burning exercises.

Activity 130 lbs 190 lbs
Aerobics 300 Calories Per Hour 500 Calories Per Hour
Basketball Game 475 Calories Per Hour 675 Calories Per Hour
Pt – Pushups 480 Calories Per Hour 690 Calories Per Hour
Child Care 210 Calories Per Hour 300 Calories Per Hour
Gardening 290 Calories Per Hour 400 Calories Per Hour
Jogging 410 Calories Per Hour 600 Calories Per Hour
Pushing Stroller 150 Calories Per Hour 210 Calories Per Hour
Jumping Jacks 450 Calories Per Hour 650 Calories Per Hour
Swimming 550 Calories Per Hour 890 Calories Per Hour
Tennis 400 Calories Per Hour 600 Calories Per Hour
Walking 4 mph 250 Calories Per Hour 350 Calories Per Hour

You can’t find a higher calorie burner that you can do just about anywhere and without any equipment. Just give them a try. You’ve got nothing to lose but fat.

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