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
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
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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
Regina (ELMOCHIC94) lost 50 pounds with the help of SparkTeens. She has been a member for about a year and a half and has been able to maintain her 50-pound loss for more than eight months now. At 16 years old, Regina has been very successful and con... Read more
Has anyone tried surfboarding exercise classes in a gym or studio? If so, how was it? Is it a low impact exercise? It looks like fun! Hoping to try this since I need something easy on my knees and back.... Read more
I just finished a zumba class and I had a great time. I would definitely recommend trying aerobic classes if you can. I'm 40 and I can't remember the last time I moved like that! I burned calories and had a great time.... 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
It was a pretty good Monday,even with waking up at 4am due to Dimmy kitty!
The first day of my mini break between Summer 2 and Summer 4 was very good. After a great morning Zumba class, I had a great food shopping trip at the new Shoprite. Love... 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
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