Cardio is an essential part of getting healthy, but it can often get extremely boring really quickly, especially if all you do is run. Whether it’s because you don’t have the time, or lack the willpower, the last thing you want to do is lace up those runners and start pounding the pavement.
So why not try some other forms of cardio that involve weights? Not only will you burn more calories, you’ll definitely have no opportunity to be bored thanks to the intensity.
“In general, you burn more calories by doing high-intensity weight training than you do running,” said Harold Gibbons, a trainer at Mark Fisher Fitness in New York City, and the New York State Director of the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
So forget about running and try one of these 10 cardio alternatives!