These 6 Exercises Are More Effective in Shaping Your Body Than Running

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In this article, we will present you 6 extremely efficient exercises help you to tone and shape your body, better than running.

That is even more appropriate if you do not like running, even though it is one of the best ways to shape your body. You will be really surprised by the results of this set of exercises.

Here are the instructions how to perform the exercises.

  1. Mountain Climbers

These exercises are extremely effective and the magnificent results can be seen for a short period. They actively engage the entire body.

Apart from the increasing of the circulation, these exercises strengthen the core, leg muscles and arms.

Perform a few sets of 50.

  1. Jump Rope

Rope jumping is a simple but great for fitness and can be done just about anywhere. It is an amazing cardio exercise, which increases your stamina while burning calories.

Additionally, it is used to alter your regular routine, like doing tuck jumping, “double unders”, or slowing or accelerating the pace.

  1. High Knee Sprints

High knee sprints exercise is similar to running in place, but this time, you simply move forward. This is very effective in burning calories and highly accelerate the heart rate even more than running or jogging.

  1. Burpees

Burpees target the whole body, enhancing your stamina. It is performing similar to up-downs, but with added a jump.

Accelerate your motions gradually, and do them as quickly as you can when coming to the end. To achieve the best results, perform 100 burpees daily, and you will see the results in a week!

  1. Long Jumps

These exercises will enhance your balance and coordination, and they will help you tone the lower body and strengthen the entire body.

You need a wide and open space if you want to do them properly. This exercise is effective if you are jumping as far as you can.

Stay with your feet firm on the ground, and then, with a maximum effort jump as far as you can.

Repeat the movements in sets of 10-20 jumps for minimum three times.

  1. Tuck Jumps

This exercise improves the stamina and burns calories. To perform it you do not need a lot of space.

Tuck Jumps belong to the group of intermediary-advanced plyometric exercises. With a dynamic power improve the agility and strengthen the body. It is very often used by athletes and gymnasts as a drill training and improves their on-field performance.

They also belong to the best calorie-killers if they are mastered them properly.