Need to burn more calories but don't have the extra time to workout? You can do it without increasing your time in the gym. Just make your workout more challenging!
Using a treadmill? Increase the incline by 1% per workout and see if that doesn't burn a few more calories for you!
Are you waking but don't feel challenged? Break into a jog for 30 seconds and then walk. As soon as you feel you can do it again, GO FOR IT! Next time you walk increase your running to 1 minute.
Making small increases in your weight training will yield great results too. Increase weight gradually every 2 weeks or so. Add 1 - 2 lbs each for those small muscle group exercises and 5 - 10 lbs for large muscle groups.
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Put ankle weights and arm weights before playing wii fit, not only do you get the benefit of being active on something really fun -- but the added resistance from the ankle weights and arm weights burns more calories!
Wii fit is great for burning calories -- especially the fun run and hula hoop. You can even change channels while doing the free run :)
If you have cable, check the on demand menu for free exercise videos. There may be some that you want to try before you go and buy them. I know that I found bellydancing and Bollywood dance exercises. Both are free, and look like they burn a lot. They may only be available for a limited time...
but while they are available, they will definitely change up your exercise routine and calorie burn.
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