SwimmingYou rarely see a wall climber who is overweight. That’s because it is a total body workout that makes you decrease body fats and work on your grips.
As a low impact activity, this can be done even by individuals who are already on their 40s. However, this activity is typically done with a partner to have a belayer for safety. Going up, you burn as much as 450 calories per hour while it burns around 280 calories per hour going down. Not only does it work on your arms, but also on your back muscles and your legs.
For starters, it is not only for people with strong arms. You simply use the arms to grip and hold, but there are techniques to involve larger muscle groups to conserve your energy and be able to burn more calories in the process.