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
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
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
Even the most dedicated exercisers suffer from fitness setbacks from time to time. Whether it's losing our workout mojo or over-scheduling ourselves, we're human (think: imperfect). But what if you could prevent those setbacks from ever ... Read more
Going to the gym and working out can get monotonous. The same machines, the same steps on the treadmill, it gets boring. Aside from changing gyms, what is something that can be done to make it a little more exciting each time you go? The answer i... Read more
I try to take time-outs during my day to move. I work from home, so I have some flexibility with this. I'll often put a song or two on YouTube and then do Leslie Sansone steps (walk in place, knee lifts, side steps, kicks, tap out, lift foot behind)... Read more
Even though I love Zumba, there are times when I dread going to the gym. Everyone has those days. Sometimes I'm just tired! On the 10 min. drive to the gym, I crank up the volume on the radio in my car and play some upbeat music. It really pumps... Read more
I'll admit it. I love Zumba. It is the first exercise I can do for an entire hour without getting bored. The music is fun and then instructors are awesome. I do zumba at the Portsmouth and Wheelersburg SOMC Life Centers.9... Read more
This team is for anyone who participates in music groups, programs, or just loves music. Please join in offering support in weight loss, building health and stamina, and sharing our love of music.... 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
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'm kind of a music nerd. I took music theory a few years ago, and I like to think about the components of songs and what defines genres and other things like that. So today, I will analyze what makes a song good for zumba.
~A very strong beat,... Read more
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