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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When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l... Read more
Are you bored with your cardio workout? Do you yawn when thinking of getting on the stationary bike again? Are you already dreading the stair stepper workout that you have scheduled for tomorrow morning? If you answered "yes" to any of thes... Read more
I'm 22 years old guy who graduated two Fitness Instructor courses and one Personal Training course. I've been doing internship at the gym for 4 months, I started teaching spinning classes, Boxercise, X-Fit and Kettlebell classes.
My... Read more
I have been doing zumba consistently for about 2 months now, and when I say consistently I mean at least 3 days a week. I love it and burn an average of 1,000 calories per hour. Our group just recently started a Biggest Loser Challenge, and in week o... Read more
Went to Zumba today. I haven't gone in over a month and I couldn't wait to get back into it. I am so proud of myself because today only we had a 90 minute session. We typically have 45-50 min sessions but today my instructor was giving us some extra... Read more
I tried to get an answer on the fitness forum, but no success yet. I booked myself onto an Aqua Zumba lesson tomorrow, just to see what it is like. My main question is, do I track it as water aerobics, or Zumba (cardio danci... Read more
I booked myself onto an Aqua Zumba lesson tomorrow, just to see what it is like. My main question is, do I track it as water aerobics, or Zumba (cardio dancing)?
Many thanks... Read more
I always go to the classes I'm interested in before I join a gym because a good instructor can make all the difference. My Zumba instructor brings in belly dance skirts for us to wear and always promotes a fun, positive atmosphere! She's fantastic an... 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
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
I'm back to Zumba. Kicks my behind, but feels good.
In my at work Zumba class (my small class), my instructor brought a guest today (a friend visiting from Spain). We had three people in class today (including me, the guest, and one other lady... Read more
Taking it easy tonight...probably will go for a walk or do some weights.
Nothing strenuous on my legs or where I might hurt myself. Particularly my recovering calf.
TOMORROW I will be in downtown Balto all day getting my zumba instructor license... Read more
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