Excersizes that burn the highest amount of calories involve high-intensity training or cardio. There are numerous exercise options that qualify as cardio including hiking, mowing the lawn and swimming.Continue Reading
Mayo Clinic explains that the number of calories burned per hour depends on several individual factors, such as body weight and composition. The average 160-pound person burns approximately 861 calories per hour jumping rope or running at 8 miles per hour. Tae kwan do burns an average of 752 calories per hour.
High-intensity training increases the number of calories burned after exercising, says Women's Health Magazine. The more oxygen that is depleted during a workout, the more recovery the body is responsible for after the workout, which increases the number of calories used.Learn more about Burning Calories