You've probably heard of the fitness craze Zumba, a workout known as a dance fitness party. I originally tried Zumba with a friend by following a fitness DVD.
While the DVD was fun and the hip-swiveling moves were a blast (and effective at w... Read more
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MTV's Dance Central
Whether you're in calorie-counting mode or throwing down in an old-school dance battle, this new dance workout can replace karaoke bars and boring cardio workout... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
Friendships seem to be front and center throughout childhood and early adulthood, but once careers get into full swing and families start to grow, female friendships often take a back seat to other priorities. Nurturing good friendships is hugely imp... Read more
Working from home may seem like a dream. You have no boss popping up behind you. No employees to interrupt you with the latest office gossip. No donuts to avoid. But, working from home—with all of its perks and pluses—also presents some u... Read more
I have tried different combinations of these words but I can't find any thing in exercise tracker that will work. The class is a 45 min water aquatics-Arthritis class. There is about 10 min of high cardio but rest of movements are low impact exercise... Read more
Recently I started teaching boxercise class, usually I have two groups of people: one group is doing punches (jabs, hooks, upper cuts) and another group is doing exercises (burpees, push ups, sit ups, squat jumps etc.) and then they're... Read more
I have recently started doing TRX, and was surprised to not find it on Sparkpeople's fitness tracker. I thought this was a fairly popular fitness craze... So, I how do I figure my calories burned???... Read more
I was following the entire controversy for the past 5 days ... and I checked elsewhere on SparkPeople for this topic, and came up: crickets ...
A yogini who calls herself TheZenG, writes:
"I am always the only Black woman in my yoga c... Read more
I recently joined a gym, hired a personal trainer, and I'm taking classes. Prob is, no one at the gym can give me calories burned or anything on the classes. I'm fudging by using the "strength training, moderate, yada yada" for my pt sessions; and... Read more
I remember the first Zumba class I ever set foot in at my university's recreation center. The instructor was so full of energy that it made me a little uncomfortable, and the room was jam-packed with girls (and a few guys!) shaking their hips and... Read more
UPDATE: Shellie was featured in the Zumba-themed publication "Z-LIFE." Read her story here, about breaking out of her shell. About 101 pounds lighter, Shellie Austin (SHELLSBROOD) is now a Zumba teacher--and her story is featured in t... Read more
I'm gonna put that on a tee shirt. BFF and her hubby (my co-teacher for 2 classes/week) are in Europe on a delayed honeymoon for TWO WEEKS. We're nearing the end of week 1 here, and man alive I am EXHAUSTED. The good news about that... Read more
It was a good Monday and surprisingly, there was no work!!! I went to AM Zumba, then the eye doctor(need new slightly stronger glasses), then lunch with a friend, and then to buy a new car battery, Had a nice visit with my mechanic's wife and grandso... Read more
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