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
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
Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
I went to my first Zumba. Class last night. I was extremely nervous as a fat women I always worry about weather I will be able to do it. Or am I too big to do the excersiE. And should I stick to the aquasize till I am smaller. Well you can do it... Read more
Depends on what you like. If you like dancing, Zumba is really fun. If you're more competitive, something more kickboxing or like T25 would be more your style. Personally, I think lifting weights is fun, so I do that for most of my workouts.... Read more
Need more motivation to get in the gym? I find that I am more dedicated to "gym time" because of all the fun group fitness classes. Zumba, Dance, Bootcamp, Step Aerobics, Spinning, you name your gym might have it! Seeing people that are different fro... Read more
Editor's note: You've been asking about Zumba for a long time, so we are happy to share this guest blog post from one of our favorite bloggers. Gina, otherwise known as The Fitnessista, is not only a HUGE fan of Zumba, but she's a Zumba i... Read more
Zumba is super popular these days, so we knew it was just a matter of time before you could join in the fun and fitness at home. Now you can! To kick off our annual dailySpark Holiday Giveaway, the folks at Majesco Entertainment are giving away three... Read more
I will admit that I haven't been doing the best at this lifestyle change lately. We are moving from Texas to Pennsylvania at the end of the month and I am super stressed! Work has been terrible - just all around things have been crappy. I am sorry th... Read more
I've been dancing all my life, my parents say I was dancing before I was walking. I've studied a huge variety of dance, and despite my larger frame, I can move very well. Zumba has exploded in my gym within the last year. It has made this huge com... Read more
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