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The Most Fun You'll Ever Have Burning Fat

Dance Your Way to Health & Fitness


  • I love music and when it is a great song you can't help but dance.

    I will go put on some dancing music right now! - 11/6/2015 11:06:50 AM
  • I used to dance a lot and never had a weight problem. It was my joy. I could dance every dance until the dawn and still want more! However the DH cannot hear "the beat" so, eventually, we stopped going dancing. I've tried everything I can think of the help him but to no avail. How I miss it! - 9/5/2015 6:09:30 AM
    I moved to Texas last year, and since January have been taking line dance classes. It's a great way to exercise while having fun, and becoming a Texan! - 7/24/2015 11:59:34 AM
  • I'm totally uncoordinated so I don't know that I'd ever dance. - 10/29/2014 8:39:52 AM
  • My daughter and I got jazz dance shoes for her birthday. We watch some of her movies which almost always have music in them, and whenever a song comes on, we dance. we also watch Michael Jackson's "This Is It", and a couple other videos we have of his, and we're not allowed to sit during it. Makes for a great workout! - 5/13/2014 5:34:44 PM
  • We used to square dance, such fun and a good workout. - 5/10/2014 6:00:33 AM
  • My great grandmother danced until she was almost 100. She was very fit and healthy to around 105, at which time she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She lived until 108, and was still in pretty good shape even then. So I think that dancing is probably very good for our health! - 1/10/2014 9:12:36 AM
  • I love to dance and I am going to get the hip hop tape and work these pounds off. - 6/14/2013 3:26:17 PM
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    I started taking ballroom dancing last spring and I've been hooked since. Joined in without partner. Didn't care how goofy I'd look learning; that's why I signed up to learn. Over time became more comfortable doing the moves. Made friends with "classmates"; went out to practice as a group; still didn't worry about having no partner. Those who are serious about learning continue on. I guess I'm serious. :) BTW - lost weight and toned along the way. Awesome cardio. - 4/7/2013 2:24:46 PM
  • I started Jazzercise a couple of years ago, and it is the only exercise program I have ever been able to stick with because it doesn't even feel like you are exercising. It feels like a night out dancing with the girls! I love it so much, and have lost 19 lbs so far. - 2/19/2013 9:41:40 AM
  • There are some awesome dance games for the Wii also. I dance barefoot in my own home so zero equipment beyond a music source (or a dance game, or a youtube video. - 11/4/2012 8:47:28 PM
  • I love this article and it came at such a good time. My husband and I took our first dance lesson last night and are going to go back tomorrow night. We are learning the basic steps, rhumba and swing to start off and its so fun! Thanks for the great info here, it is great to get such a good health benefit from something that is so fun! - 8/16/2012 6:39:05 PM
    Dance yourself out of every "down" area of life--Kick up your heels for health. - 4/5/2012 6:16:54 AM
    I've taken belly dancing at the Y for a couple years. Haven't lost any weight, but I now have a waist and I've toned up some... Added Zumba, love it but I can only do 2 songs at a time before I have to sit because my back starts hurting.. then it's back to dancing...

    What I want to know.. the calorie burn 380 for belly dancing and 400 for salsa/zumba... It's for a 150 pound person... So if you're 200 pounds, do you burn more? - 3/21/2011 10:01:36 AM
    As my husband no longer dances, I'm taking zumba classes. It's a fun way to get a different type of cardio! I also dance when no one is watching throughout the day! - 10/13/2010 11:34:17 AM

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