• Question: what is the best form of exercise to burn the most calories the quickest

    Asked by lucyja to Donna, Jo, Mark, Stuart, Tim on 24 Jun 2010 in Categories: .
    • Photo: Donna MacCallum

      Donna MacCallum answered on 22 Jun 2010:


      Running and swimming are meant to be the best

    • Photo: Joanna Buckley

      Joanna Buckley answered on 22 Jun 2010:


      Hiya lucyja! I am a very keen swimmer and if you swim fast then you burn loads of calories. Running also burns lots of calories because lots of muscle groups are working at once. 🙂

    • Photo: Tim Craggs

      Tim Craggs answered on 24 Jun 2010:


      Hey Lucy,

      I really don’t know, but running is good, and so are rowing on rowing machine (or in a boat) and swimming, and these last too have the advantage that they are very low impact on your joints.

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