We usually tend to gain weight during winter and get puffed up. There are numerous reasons for it. One is a lack of Vitamin D since during winter we get less sun exposure. Second reason is the increase in appetite in cold weather. However, the third and the most common reason is during winter, one feels lazy to hit the gym and prefers staying under the blankets. During the cold months, our body feels lethargic and most of us spend time sleeping. If you can resist the winter weather, losing weight shouldn't be a chore. Here are some winter workout for fat loss. Try these exercises at home! How to Reduce Body Fat in 4 Mins; Beginner's Guide for Tabata Workout at Home.
Irrespective of the season, most of us fail to lose weight because our body and mind don't motivate us to step out of our homes. Speaking about the winter season, sometimes it is difficult to travel outdoor due to high fog and less visibility. Also, we are prone to get sick if exposed to the outside wind during winter. These problems can be avoided by doing some high-intensity, short interval exercises, which will make you feel warm, lead to fat loss and also increase your endurance level this winter. Here are a few winter exercises for weight loss.
1. Jumping Jack Exercise
Jumping Jack exercise works on glutes, quadriceps and hip flexors. Beginners should do five sets of 10 repetitions (reps) and then increase it to 25 reps per set. It is very effective for fat loss and it is easy to perform with minimum risk of getting injured.
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Although Burpee exercise may look simple, it is definitely quite difficult to perform. This routine spikes up your heart rate and is considered one of the best exercises for fat loss and endurance development. Performing 10 reps of five sets will make you sweat even on the coldest winter day and also help in fat loss.
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3. Mountain Climber
This exercise effectively works on the core muscle and also target the hip adductors. Mountain Climber also shoots up the heart rate and it is good for belly fat loss. It also improves the agility and swiftness of the body. Initially, 10 reps of five sets should be performed, which can be increased later with practice.
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The above workouts will hardly take 20-25 minutes for completion. As time goes by, the resting period between each set of exercise should be reduced. Initially, you should not rest for more than 45 seconds to 1 minute between sets. Now, you plug in your earphones, play some cool workout tracks and get into the best shape in this winter season.
(This article has been written for informative purposes. Do not substitute it for professional advice.)