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 ordered the new Zumba DVDs! With the step & nutrition books. They are awesome! I've only used them 2x & clothes feel better! Ya burn calories & inches faster than with regular Zumba!
Has anyone else tried them?... Read more
Discouraged! I love to zumba. Used to go 4-6 days/wk until hiking injury. Finally was able to ease back into it 1-2 days/wk. Now I have a cyst or something on my head and I can't keep balance or remember routines. Biopsy next week. So very frustrated... Read more
My name is Francine. I train people to get fit, that is, to drop Bodyfat stored converting into Zumba energy. Whether simply maintaining or looking to torch unwanted calories and reduce inches. I'm an instructor by request. Therefore became li... 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
These are my top favorite songs from Zumba class. It all depends on the workout AND the instructor.
1. "Intentalo"- 3BallMTY
2. "Rabiosa" - Shakira
3. "Danza Kuduro"- Don Omar
4. "Taboo" - Don Omar
5. "Tainted Love" - Soft Cell, Remi... Read more
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