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14 of the best calorie-burning exercises

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While some swear by cardio, others consider weight lifting as the ultimate form of exercise to burn calories. However, if you are looking for effective exercises to lose weight, here is a list of some best calorie-burning exercises.

Please note that calorie burn has been calculated for 125 pound-person (56.7 kg) and 185 pound-person (84 kg) as per the guidelines from the American College of Sports Medicine. Please consult medical and health experts before undertaking any of these. 

Jumping rope

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Calories burned per hour: 667-990 (if you jump 120 skips per minute)

Running Up Hill

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Calories burned per hour: 639-946

Kickboxing

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Calories burned per hour: 582-864

Cycling intervals

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Calories burned per hour: 568-841

Running

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Calories burned per hour: 566-839

Kettlebell circuit

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Calories burned per hour: 554-822

Stationary bike

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Calories burned per hour: 498-738

Rowing machine

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Calories burned per hour: 481-713 (if rowing at 150 watts)

Stairs

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Calories burned per hour: 452-670 (if climbing 77 steps in minute)

Strength training

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Calories burned per hour: 341-504

Metabolic resistance training circuit

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Calories burned per hour: 340-505

Elliptical

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Calories burned per hour: 322-478 (if the level of resistance is 8)

Battle ropes

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Calories burned per hour: 285-421

Power yoga

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Calories burned per hour: 226-335

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