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AZULVIOLETA6 SparkPoints: (66,733)
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11/17/13 10:07 P

I would track it the same way as a regular Zumba class. I actually think that (most) toning classes probably burn less than (most) dancing-intensive classes.

Dances: salsa (standard/LA), casino, rueda de casino, cumbia Colombiana, cumba Mexicana, bachata, mambo, cha-cha-chá, merengue, reggaetón.

Dances to Learn in the future: flamenco, tango Argentino, samba, belly dancing, bhangra, danzón, Cuban rumba, ballroom rumba
STARMIZER2000 SparkPoints: (88,242)
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11/17/13 10:16 A

Cardio

IVYLASS SparkPoints: (140,259)
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11/15/13 3:09 P

I would just track it as Zumba.

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BUBBLEJ1 Posts: 2,979
11/15/13 12:25 P

I would still track it as cardio. While the word toning is in the title it won't be a strength workout. Track it as normal zumba, the calorie burn difference is probably minimal.

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SHARILIN123 SparkPoints: (11,687)
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11/15/13 10:00 A

I think it was actually just as strenuous as the cardio class. I worked up quite a sweat!

SP_COACH_DENISE Posts: 33,279
11/14/13 10:35 P

I'm not familiar with that type of class (I've only heard of the cardio version), but you may find this page helpful in figuring out how to track that: www.sparkpeople.com/community/ask_the_expe
rts.asp?q=87
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SHARILIN123 SparkPoints: (11,687)
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11/14/13 3:56 P

I am going to my first Zumba toning class tonight. I want to track it on the fitness tracker but I can only find Zumba dance. I'm not sure how to track this since I don't think it would be the same amount of calories burned as a regular cardio Zumba class. Any advice?

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