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Zumba 2 for Wii - Holy Cow!

Saturday, January 26, 2013

So...I'm one of those people who are always way too busy. Full-time job, part-time "job" of dance commitments, kids, and partner all add up to: I have Tuesday evenings off (if I don't schedule someone for dance) and a little time on the weekends for "extra" activities. I dance 4 nights a week on average.

Fitting in MORE activity? A big chore. I already get up at 4:45 a.m. to have a cup of coffee, work out, do personal dance practice and get ready for work. After work, I have about an hour to get home, have dinner and do whatever chores (or sometimes take a nap!) before dance folks begin arriving to dance in my dining room.

I knew I need to take my exercise up a notch, but was at a loss how to do it. I walk when I can - if it's still light, not snowing, and I'm not committed elsewhere. I don't have time for a gym, and trying to fit to a schedule of classes somewhere? Really freakin' hard. I do Wii fit in the a.m., sometimes, but have a hard time really working up a sweat with it....So, I read some reviews and decided to purchase Zumba 2 for Wii.

Oh. My. Gawd. Friday I had time for about 20 minutes. Soaked in sweat by the end of it. This a.m., I did a 60 min "full class" routine and....wow. Again, drenched in sweat and I was TIRED when that 60 min finally wound down. A good tired, but tired nonetheless. I chose a "low intensity" class...I'd tried a medium intensity on Friday...and I could not keep up. Not remotely. And this is with 4 nights of dance a week!

Enjoying the change of pace, enjoying getting a great workout - at my convenience in my living room - and interested to see what this does, if anything, for the weight loss.

Still hanging in at 244 as of late this week.

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WONDEROONA 1/27/2013 7:34PM

    I was going to buy Zumba for the Xbox but I downloaded a trial of it and almost killed myself and my wife doing it!!! I kept tripping and couldn't keep up. My wife almost died of laughter. I think that I'm going to give it another shot when she's not watching. I'd like to learn how to do it in the comfort of my home. I have no rhythm, unfortunately.

Good job at stepping up the fitness!!

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40PUDDLEJUMPER 1/27/2013 12:46PM

    this is my best thing to do... i love to zumba i love to zumba!!!

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FITWITHIN 1/26/2013 6:59PM

    Love Zumba! Keep up the great work! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SUSIEQ911 1/26/2013 6:24PM

    I am SO not coordinated to do any kind of Zumba!

Good for you!

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