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
Losing weight and maintaining healthy habits are both challenging, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't also be rewarding. Besides the intrinsic benefits that come from feeling better and reaching new goals, rewarding yourself for your health... Read more
You know that scene in High Fidelity where John Cusack is touting the importance of the perfectly crafted mix tape? A tape that has to kick off with a killer track to grab attention, then take it up a notch, then cool it off a notch?
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Are you the type of person who hates to exercise? You're not alone! If your motivation (or creativity) is lacking, try some of these workout ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're simple, accessible and fun—you'll never dr... 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'm a kid from the 1980s, so if I'm a little redundant on posting, please forgive me 😀Since 2013, I've had multiple back surgeries, 5 so far, with at least one more to remove my fusions' hardware in about 10 months.
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THEME SONG OF THE DAY: What would be your theme song for today OR after reflecting on yesterday, what was yesterday's theme song? Why...what does that song mean to you? Is there a line that sums up your feelings, accomplishments, or struggles?... Read more
When I'm off week at work I do Wii Zumba 2 for my exercise. It doesn't matter how tight I pull the belt, it will work its way loose in the middle of my workout. I've tried switching what type of material I wear to hopefully keep it from sliding duri... Read more
Recently I got an android phone. My son suggested Pandora Radio - for the phone - I love it. When I go walking after school I listen to either Waka Waka station or believe it or not Irish Pub Rock Music - and get a variety of tunes that are fast pace... Read more
I enjoy doing Zumba Fitness 2 on the Wii. I like that I can select single songs, do preset classes, or customize my own with my favorite songs. I have not excuses since class is always ready in my living room. I often make an appointment to do Zumba... 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
Guess what? I've been pretty much well since last Wednesday after I got my third cortisone shot and it rained for two days. I had suspected that the lack of rain was causing my problem. I'm really allergic to dust. It is so wonderful to be healthy (r... Read more
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