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ALISALEA
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Usually 3 times a week.... Monday & Wednesday evening and Saturday morning.


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I do Zumba at least 4 times a week and I love it!

Winners do things that Losers don't want to do. ~Dr. Phil


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Usually 2 times a week...would like to do it more,but the instructor I really like isn't nearby.
One of the classes I take is water zumba-but the water is usually pretty cold...and it is
every other week.I really like when I can get in 2-3 zumba classes and 2-3 times of weights.

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Monday-Aqua Zumba
Tuesday-Aqua Zumba
Wednesday-Land Zumba
Friday-Land Zumba
Saturday-Land Zumba
Sunday-Land Zumba

Lots of Zumba!

Sweet, senstive, Purple Dolphin losing some weight!

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I've regularly attending classes 2-3 times a week. I shoot for three as much as possible though :)

"Love all, Trust a few" -Shakespeare


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Well, I wish you were here in my small town. You could come do my class. :) We have lots of fun! :)

Susie : )

"Fall seven times, get up eight." - Japanese Proverb

Happiness is a decision! ;)

Cheers! :)


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DISPATCHER04 I WOULD LIKE TO TRY A CLASS BUT I LIVE IN A SMALL TOWN AND I DONT THINK THEY HAVE ANY ZUMBA CLASSES AND I THINK IDE BE TO SHY TO TRY IT INFRONT OF PEOPLE :) BUT IT WOULD BE FUN TO HAVE OTHERS DOING IT WITH ME I THINK IT WOULD BE MORE FUN AND I WOULD GET EVEN MORE MOTIVATION THEN WHAT I HAVE NOW

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Laura, those are fun (I do them, too!), but if you've never tried an actual class, I urge you to do so. There is just nothing like the environment of a class with an instructor who loves Zumba. :)

Susie : )

"Fall seven times, get up eight." - Japanese Proverb

Happiness is a decision! ;)

Cheers! :)


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I DO MY ZUMBA BY YOUTUBE VIDEOS I PICKED4 VIDEO THAT I ENJOY THAT WAY I DONT HAVE TO WORRIE ABOUT GOING TO CLASSES I DO IT IN THE PRIVACY OF MY OWN HOME

OCTOBER 20 2012 IS DAY 1 FOR MY ZUMBA WORKOUT


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I do water Zumba twice a week. I do regular Zumba at least twice a week. I love it but I often find that I don't want to go out again in the afternoon or evening for a Zumba class.


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I do Zumba just about every day. I teach Zumba, so I am always working on a new song to put in and such. I do work a lot, though, so sometimes if I'm working a double shift, I don't do the Zumba, I get what sleep I can! LOL. I love it, though. I Zumba every chance I get. I used to run a lot, but not so much anymore . . . ;) I still run the occasional 5K.

Susie : )

"Fall seven times, get up eight." - Japanese Proverb

Happiness is a decision! ;)

Cheers! :)


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I DO MINE MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY AND REST ON SUNDAYS....EACH WORKOUT IS 50 MINUITS..BEST TIME FOR ME TO DO MY WORKOUT IS 8 OR 9 PM BECAUSE AT THAT TIME EVERYBODY IS DOING THEIR OWN THING AND I HAVE THE LIVING ROOM TO MY SELF

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OCTOBER 20 2012 IS DAY 1 FOR MY ZUMBA WORKOUT


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I'm lucky if I get to do it twice a week--occasionally I get to do it 3x in a week. Class offerings are extremely limited where I live and my instructors are a VERY flaky lot.

I sometimes get to do more Zumba when I travel to larger cities.

I really wish that I could use the DVDs, but I don't have a space at home where I can do it without bothering others or injuring myself. I swim, do cardio and lift weights on the other days of the week. I also walk on the beach and do authentic Latin dancing at least once a month.

Edited by: AZULVIOLETA6 at: 8/5/2012 (18:27)
Dances: salsa (standard/LA), casino, rueda de casino, cumbia Colombiana, bachata, mambo, cha-cha-chá, merengue, reggaetón.

Currently learning: Mexican cumbia, danzón, Cuban rumba

Dances to Learn in the future: flamenco, tango Argentino, samba, belly dancing, bhangra, ballroom rumba


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Once or twice...it depends. I jog consistantly 3 times a week and I try to make sure I do strength training total body 1 day a week. So I ususally Zumba on my active rest day and or pair a short class with my resistance training.


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As often as possible! I try to get in about 5 times if I can along with several power walks, at least one run and hopefully a different video one day- like Tae Bo or Pilates.



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Usually twice~Alternate w/ cross training & elliptical, etc. It's all good.......... emoticon

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I do 3x a week and one of those classes is Zumba Toning.

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” ~Maria Robinson


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CHARLOTSOMX
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Started about 2 months ago with 1once a week-then twice- last week I started going 3x
The place I go does 3-4 classes a day and one on Sat so it's easy to go when I want. They have an unlimited class pass for 60 bucks a month that I may get soon and then I'll go for more ;)

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Doing Zumba at the gym twice a week. love it!


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I've challenged myself to do Zumba every day in the month of April.



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I zumba 4 times a week.


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depends on the week. I plan to Zumba 5 days (Mon-Fri) this week.



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just added my 3rd day! love it!


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I am officially addicted to Zumba. I go to about 5 or 6 classes a week when things go as planned. Never less than 3 a week. Love love love it!


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It depends on the week and what I have planned. Sometimes, I do Zumba once a week. On other weeks, I do 5 days. I vary my workout.



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I started about 2 weeks ago (Zumba 2 on the Wii) and have it scheduled for 5 days a week, but I've only done it 4 times a week so far. This week, I'll be doing 5 days.

I started out with 20 minutes, then jumped to 45 minutes starting the next day... now I do 60 minute classes.

So fun!


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emoticonas of right now 2 x wkly. 60 mins. each and I look forward to my classes.


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I use the home DVDs Zumba Exhilaration and Ripped. I alternate them every day. I do Zumba 7 days a week sometimes 8! I just finished the 10 day challenge to start the DVDs but I love them and I plan on doing it everyday. It's a fun way to work out!


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I take zumba at the rec center tues and thurs for an hour! I love it. I started in December and finally feel I'm learning the moves.


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3 times a week, 45 min classes


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I've been going two times a week since Aug. Adding 3rd day this Saturday and a 4th starting Monday. I'm a bit obsessed!emoticon

Well, looks like I'm sticking to three times a week. The Monday night class was a disappointment, the instructor was nice but not nearly as good as my normal instructor. She wasn't very encouraging and didn't give very good cues for difficult moves.

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3-4 times, 60 minute classes


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4 to 5 60 min. classes per week.

The only thing standing in the way of ur success is U!!


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6 - 30 min classes per week. Same instructor but each class is somewhat different. I LOVE zumba!! I look foward to working out. I lost 11lbs of body fat last month!!


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4 times a week.



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3-4 times a week! emoticon

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I'm just getting started but I plan to Zumba 5 - 6X per week! I have the Zumba DVD's and I plan to make them my main source of exercise.


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I zumba 6 times a week. I would do it more often if more classes were offered at my gym.



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At least five days a week.

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I'm getting there now: basing my schedule on the Zumba classes at the gym! I've done it 3 times this week and looking for #4 tomorrow. I'm starting to think that soon 3 times a week will be a slow week. emoticon


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I Zumba five days a week without fail! I am finally putting myself first. I have arranged my schedule around the zumba classes at our gym. My kids are always texting me "What time is Zumba today, Mom???" They know I will be there at some point in the day. It is so much fun and I look forward to it every day. My gym bag and dance shoes are ALWAYS in the car.

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I teach belly dance at a dance studio that makes most of its income from Zumba. I get classes for free! I am in there 4-5 times a week. Its heaven.



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As an instructor, I probably do Zumba more then the average person. 5+ classes per week, depending on the week... but I LOVE every single minute of it!!!

"Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.”

... Live in the NOW!


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I try for at least 3x. I have the Dvd's but also go to the classes at the gym. But I also change it up and walk, plus sometimes use the elliptical.

The only thing standing in the way of ur success is U!!


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3-4 x a week... for about 20 mins


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I use the DVD's, can't get to the classes. I do Zumba every day, sometimes 2x a day, I guess I am addicted, especially now that I have the Exhilarate DVD's- they are fantastic!



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I'm still trying to get myself up to once a week if not only 3 times a month. However, the more I do it the more I look ahead to find ways to get it in so...maybe I'll be up there soon!


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on a good week 5x for 30 mins...


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Right now I Zumba about twice a week...my schedule is really tight because I also take belly dance class.


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I'm working towards 4x per week using my DVD! I'm making great strides.Wish me luck.

The race is not given to the swift nor the strong but to he that endureth til the end `aesop


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I take Zumba 3x a week Friday, Sunday and Monday. Though I don't have to pay since my gym offers it to members it's so popular that I have to wait 30min on Sundays to sign up and on Mondays 45min before the class. I really love Zumba so I wait all that time to sign up. After a year of this I've decided to take the instructor workshop and hopefully I can teach. Looking forward to my instructor class on May 6th in Vernon, NJ. Yeah ZUMBA!!!!!

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I Zumba 2x at the gym and now 2 at home. I also listen to music a lot louder than I use too and love to watch the kids zumba they make it look easier than the instructors.

Once a job has just begun, leave it not till it is done, be the matter big or small do it right or don't do it at all. Unknown


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3 classes officially but I teach so I practice on other days also.


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At least twice a week...


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I currently take 4 classes per week. Weds, Sat , and Sunday.

note I take 2 of them on Sats Zumba toning with the 2.5 sitcks and then regular Zumba right after the toning class every Sat I do this.


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I Zumba three days a week...Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday!

"Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be a weakness. Armor yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you."
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I take classes 5 times a week. But if I were rich and didn't have to work, I would go to every class at my gym. LOVE IT!!! I also do Zumba at home in my livingroom, either using the kinnect, youtube, or just music alone. I probably do an extra 5 hours a week of Zumba at home.



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2x week


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2/14/11 11:04 A

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at least three times a week


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JOJO8374
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2/9/11 4:44 A

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5 times a week at the gym and once or twice at home. I need help. I'm zumba addicted!emoticon



EMILY088
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2/8/11 3:13 P

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I Zumba 3X at the gym and 1-2 X daily at home (depends on gym days). I love Zumba and can't get enough! emoticon


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2/8/11 11:43 A

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I'm fairly new to it, but right now it's 1 time a week soon to be 2!!


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JOJO8374
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1/30/11 7:56 A

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At least 4-5 at the gym plus I have the dvds at home. I believe I'm addicted.



BUCKYLEE
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1/27/11 1:37 P

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I had a plan to do it 3 times per week, but I loved it so much that I go Mon,Tues, Weds, Thurs, and Sat. I also have the Zumba for the WII, which i use on days I was unable to make it to the class.



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1/27/11 8:06 A

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I found out that my gym does classes as part of my membership so i don't have to pay extra emoticon I've been really struggling with my weight at the minute (stress at uni) but did my first zumba class an hour ago and already feel better.

Should I spread my workouts over the week (1 day - miss a day - 1 day - miss a day) or would i be ok doing it in a block?


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KELLYSUE19
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1/10/11 1:37 P

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three times a week at the ymca and usually 2-3 times a week at home!


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SAMILUVSPINK
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1/9/11 1:34 P

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I Zumba 7-8 times per week, but only 5-6 days per week. I just can't get enough!

~Ashley


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SCORBITT
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12/27/10 10:36 P

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Right now 2x per week, but trying to up it to 3, I may have to go to another gym for that though, and its one where you have to call and reserve childcare 24 hours in advance... do they not understand I know NOTHING 24 hours in advance!

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If what you have done is vital there will always be someone to pick up where you left off, and that will be your claim to immortality.

--Walter Gropius


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ROCKYCPA
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12/18/10 11:12 P

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I have to increase the amount I do - my studio does it 6 days a week now.

For my challenge, I live in Maryland and therefore in the Eastern Time Zone.

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart. ~~ Anne Frank

Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. ~~ Edward Stanley


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PHYNIXX
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12/18/10 1:22 P

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Starting today, I will zumba 4x per week! emoticon

The race is not given to the swift nor the strong but to he that endureth til the end `aesop


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RACHELKYLE
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11/22/10 9:52 A

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I would love to be able to do it nightly, but with 3 children I am have only been successful at squeezing it in 3 days a week.

Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
Maria Montessori
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MADIGRAM1215
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11/18/10 12:28 P

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4-6x a week (or more) - Lotsa Zumba Parties too!

Jory (Oregon) (PST)

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ZUMBAFREAKFL
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11/11/10 6:03 P

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I do it 6 days a week including twice on Wednesday


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USMCMOMMY323
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10/22/10 3:15 A

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I've been going twice a week on base at night. I'm thinking of getting the DVDs too, but don't know where to find the time with a very active 8 month old.


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ROCKYCPA
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10/17/10 4:35 P

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On a good week - like last week - 5 Zumba classes and 2 Zumba Toning classes. Fortunately all at the same location.

For my challenge, I live in Maryland and therefore in the Eastern Time Zone.

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart. ~~ Anne Frank

Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. ~~ Edward Stanley


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TROOPER753
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10/15/10 2:16 P

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6-7 days per week. i go to 3 gyms to get that though! i ordered the dvd set to do some at home so i am not on the run all the time.


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ARIKA130
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10/8/10 2:23 P

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Hello! I just started Zumba 3 weeks or so ago. I attend class once a week and then have the DVDs to practice at home, maybe 4-5 times a week. I only work part-time at home, so I have lots of time to dedicate to working out, luckily.


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BYRDIE34
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10/8/10 10:28 A

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I am doing 3x's a week.. trying to incease to 4.

mbyrdie


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SKYRUNHER
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10/3/10 6:46 P

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Right now, I go to Zumba once a week due to my schedule but starting tomorrow, I am going to be going twice a week. (YAY!) I'm actually considering getting the DVDs for the days that I can't go this winter and for another workout at least once more during the week.

Joyce


** Change is like walking an uphill, rocky road: you will stumble, you will fall. You may even roll downhill a bit. You will be tempted to stay down. You'll ask yourself "why bother"? But, if you pick yourself up and just keep pushing forward, eventually you'll get to the top and have a beautiful view! **


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TSUEMOMMY
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10/3/10 3:05 A

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3 times a week- in a good week:) emoticon

“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” Carl Bard


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9/30/10 9:25 A

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At LEAST 3 times a week. Working on increasing it to 5. Have to build my stamina if I want to become an instructor!!



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"Shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you'll fall among the stars"


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SASSYREDBONEGAL
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9/28/10 2:09 P

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I teach Zumba 4 times a week...

Visualize your success!

If you can see it
and you believe it
you can achieve it!

Peace and happy thoughts!

Sassy

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9/17/10 2:15 P

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Thanks Websam for the info on how many times a week for cardio and strength training.



COUNCIMA
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9/15/10 9:38 P

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2X a week. Would like to increase to 4X a week.


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9/8/10 10:07 P

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right now 2x, but i would like to add at least one more....


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LACEY8685
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8/26/10 8:59 P

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I only go once a week, though now that I see how many people are doing 4x a week I feel like a slacker! Unfortunately, my local YWCA only offers it once. I sometimes do it at home a second time during the week.


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ANGIKEE
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8/25/10 5:20 P

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I go twice a week, sometimes 3 and thinking of getting some DVD's for at home for in between. I just love it!!!


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LADYSNOWFALL
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8/15/10 4:24 P

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I would love to do it 6x a week, but 2-3x a week is more realistic for me right now, even though I'm doing it at home.

Amy

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Your biggest challenge isn’t someone else. It’s the ache in your lungs and the burning in your legs, and the voice inside you that yells, "CAN’T", but you don’t listen. You just push harder. And then you hear the voice whisper "can" and you discover that the person you thought you were is no match for the one you really are.
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THYCKNSWEET
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8/13/10 11:23 A

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2 x wk..but would emoticon to do more

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VALCARAZ
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8/13/10 10:17 A

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4 times a week :)


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HARTINGL52
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8/5/10 5:28 P

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I do Zumba 4 times a week.s



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JDBD17
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7/28/10 10:37 P

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I go twice a week. Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings.


Judy

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-Thomas Edison


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UNKINDLOVING
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7/19/10 8:47 P

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Congrats!

I try to go 4 times a week. On days that i don't go, i try to use WiiFit or go on a walk.
Do whatever feels comfortable for you and switch it up when you can. :)

Hang on traveling woman - Don't sacrifice your plan
Cause it will come back to you - Before you lose it on the man


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THESANEONE
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7/19/10 8:55 A

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I started out in September 1x a week and just wanted to go more often, it was so much fun. I generally go 4-5x a week and now I'm an instructor (since Jan.)so it will be about 5-7 x a week. It's beginning to explode.

Beth
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WW gave me the tools and Zumba gave me the motivation and confidence to keep going. I'm happy with who I am now.






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JAZZII4
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7/19/10 8:52 A

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Hi, Congratulations for becoming a non-smoker! I've been attending Zumba classes, for a month. I try to go twice a week.


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WEBSAM
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7/19/10 8:51 A

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I typically teach my Zumba Fitness classes 6 times a week now, and that will be increasing.

When I started in the beginning, it was 3x a week.

They say for weight loss in general, you should do cardio 3-5 times a week, strength training 2-3 times a week, and flexibility training 1-3 times a week, on top of reducing calorie intake.

Sandy

"Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely." -Tanya Beardsley, Zumba Education Specialist

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ZIMMYDOG
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7/19/10 8:36 A

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I quit smoking on March 2nd this year and have gained 7-8 pounds. The weight has been stubborn to lose.

So in order to reach my goals, 1. lose weight, 2. tone or build muscle (knowing that muscle weights more than fat) 3. tighten my tummy muscles, both lower and upper.

I am 55 years old and am able to keep up with the class in spite of smoking for a very long time.

I would really appreciate your opinions, or experiences.

Zimmy


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