Summer might be over but some people would still be thinking about their weight loss journeys.
Burning calories doesn’t have to take all the time in the world and sometimes it works by completing a simple activity.
According to Livestrong, an average person can slash up to 700 calories by doing a bit of gardening.
However it’s a bit unclear what type of gardening can burn this amount of fat – but it’s still a perfect excuse to water the plants.
The American Council on Exercise recommends increasing your daily calorie usage to aid weight loss.
So if you need less intense exercise, ACE suggests a few light activities – or even chores – to burn belly fat.
Swimming for 68 minutes could also burn around 700 calories for a person who weighs 160lbs.
And cycling at 10 miles per hour for 96 minutes is another simple way to slash the same amount of calories.
Those who want to up their calorie burning could try other workouts, like a jumping rope.
The Medical News Today states that an average person can burn 15 to 20 calories in a minute by using a rope.
In fact, rope jumping burns way more calories than running, according to Ask Health News.
It is believed any person can burn 25% more calories during skipping than what they would during a run.
Using a rope can kick-start any fat burning process as you can slash a whopping 1,300 calories in an hour by skipping.
It is also good for the brain development which improves memory, spatial skills and mental alertness.
Skipping is also the perfect way to spice up your cardio – if you find running too boring.
Meanwhile, another method to burn calories is by practicing martial arts .
And following this simple treadmill workout is the great to burn 800 calories fast.
But if you want to take it to another level, using an assault bike can burn up to 5,200 calories per hour .