9 Best Cardio Exercises for Weight Loss

Landicho and Chakoian agree that getting your cardio in should involve running.


You may cycle your way to your cardio objectives by using an hour-long spin class or by riding your bike to work instead of taking the train.


Anytime you need a heart-pumping boost to your training, Landicho suggests doing jumping jacks.

Jumping jacks

"One of the best ways to work out quickly for strength and cardio conditioning is with a rowing machine."


Never undervalue the benefits of taking a little stroll. Walking for 30 minutes a day, five days a week, is advised by the CDC.


Jumping rope is an intense aerobic exercise that works your whole body, making it a productive and successful workout.

Jump rope

Lay flat on your back with your arms straight across your chest and your legs positioned like a table.

Pullover crunch

According to Landicho, his "favorite" type of cardio is a nice freestyle dancing session. You may do yours by taking a more formal aerobic dance class or busting out in kitchen karaoke.


All of the heart-pounding advantages of other forms of exercise are provided by swimming, but without the tiresome pavement-pounding wear and tear that some of them have.