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Excercises for a Busy Bee: How to Burn 1000 Calories

Life can be very busy with work, study, hobbies, friends, family and so on. You missed sport in that list? So did we. Even though you have a busy life, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t do a sport or do a workout. So in this guide we’ll help all you busy bees with a workout and tel you how to burn 1000 calories.

There are a few different exercises you can do that burn calories really quick:

  • Running: According to prohealth.com’s Exercise and Activity Calculator a 150 lb. (a little less than 70 kg) person, running 6 mph burns around 1022 calories. So put on your running shoes and go for a run. Now you don’t have to go for 90 minutes if you combine this exercise with the exercises below.
  • Jumping rope: Jumping rope is one of the highest calorie-burning exercises. It burns around 11 calories per minute. Varying from intensity you can burn up to 20 calories per minute. Prohealth.com’s Exercise and Activity Calculator estimates that a 150-lb. person jumping rope at a fast pace (180 to 200 revolutions per minute) burns around 1,020 calories in 75 minutes.
  • Bicycling: Based on Prohealth.com’s Exercise and Activity Calculator, a 150-lb. person bicycling at a racing pace (16 to 19 mph) for 75 minutes burns about 1,020 calories. Biking 14 to 15.9 mph burns close to 1,022 calories in 90 minutes.
  • Interval: Interval training means varying between high intensity and low intensity exercises. Interval training burns a lot of calories due to the high bursts of intensity. An exercise of interval training of about 60 minutes can burn up to 1000 calories.


So all of the exercises above burn over 1000 calories when done for an hour. But for some people, doing the same exercise for more than an hour can get boring and you’ll slack. To keep going 100% during the hour, combine the four exercises. That’s how you can burn 1000 calories a day!

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