National Sports Day is celebrated every year on August 29. National Sports Day is also a public holiday in many countries. The day is celebrated around the world in honor of athletes, national teams and sports traditions that have made this country famous. In India, this day is also remembered as the birth anniversary of the famous hockey player Major Dhyan Chand. Then when we talk not only about hockey but also about the advantages of other sports.
National Sports Day 2022 is not only a sports day, but also a day to raise awareness about physical activity and all sports. In such a situation, we should not forget that this day also shows the importance that sport can be beneficial for our health.
Let’s get acquainted with some famous sports, which are super effective in burning calories.
Boxing is one of those fitness trends or exercises, which is always on the top list. When you include boxing in your weight loss routine, you need to maintain a high level of athletic ability. That is, strength, speed, agility, etc. These activities relate to both sports and fitness goals. Just one hour of boxing can help you burn up to 800 calories.
Therefore, it is considered the best sport for losing weight. In addition to reducing body weight, boxing improves cardiovascular health, body strength and combats stress-related problems.
Basketball is an activity that engages all your muscles. Which helps in burning a lot of calories, which leads to weight loss. When you play basketball, you have to run, jump, move in different directions.
Keep in mind that the number of calories you burn playing basketball depends on a number of factors such as the length of the game, the level of intensity, playing full court or half court, etc. Playing basketball for an hour can burn up to 576 calories.
Swimming is one of the best sports to reduce belly fat quickly. You can burn more calories when you swim faster and cover longer distances. In addition, the speed of fat loss depends on the chosen move. For example, if you choose breaststroke instead of freestyle, you will have to swim for a longer time. So you can burn more calories. An hour of swimming can burn up to 400 calories.
Cycling is suitable for everyone, for any age and fitness level. It helps burn fat, improves health and gets you in perfect shape. It also strengthens the main muscle groups in the legs: quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings and calves. Riding a bicycle can burn 670 to 1000 calories per hour.