10 Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

You don't need to pound the pavement to burn calories. This article from Men's Health offers 10 great alternatives.

Jumping Rope

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Jumping Rope

Moderate-intensity rope jumping—about 100 to 120 skips per minute—burns about 13 calories a minute, according to the Compendium of Physical Activities.

This mode of exercise uses more muscle groups than jogging, and challenges your balance and coordination.

A jump rope is an incredibly inexpensive tool, and jumping rope can be done almost anywhere.

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Moderate-intensity rope jumping—about 100 to 120 skips per minute—burns about 13 calories a minute, according to the Compendium of Physical Activities.

This mode of exercise uses more muscle groups than jogging, and challenges your balance and coordination.

A jump rope is an incredibly inexpensive tool, and jumping rope can be done almost anywhere.

Jumping rope is also a great activity for athletes.

You can increase the challenge with more advanced variations that require different footwork and greater hand-eye coordination.

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