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Took my first Zumba class today...

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Well there was a Health and Fitness expo at the high school today. I went last year and had my bone density taken, which the results were not the best. So I have been eating more calcium and taking supplements and today I had the test retaken. The results were NORMAL! So that was good news to me since the meds that I am on for Breast Cancer deplets your body of calcium!
I also found out they were doing a ZUMBA dance class from 11:00 to 12:30, so I rushed back home to change into workout clothes and headed back. I was suprised at the number of ladies there of all different ages!(ever go to exercise class and no one there is in your age group?) I stood in the back of the class since it was my first time, and I'm glad I did because Zumba ain't easy! (to follow). But I did my best and figured as long as I was moving, I was burning calories! It is a lot of hip action, and boy did my hips feel it later!
All in all, it was great fun!
Anyone out there ever do ZUMBA?
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  • CMAXSON
    I was taking a Zumba class 4 nights a week...I LOVED LOVED LOVED it!!! once you take a couple classes you will get the moves down and it will be sooooo much fun. In the spring I am signing up for my Zumba Certification class so that i can teach it!!!
    3542 days ago
  • GEOCACHEAZ
    I enjoyed my first zumba class! I fell all over my feet. I am in a workout renewal phase- used to be really active- til I had another child as I reached 40. He is now 6. I gained 30 pounds in the last three years since my cancer diagnosis. Its time to get rid of it. Although I liked Zumba- I decided to start working out at 5:30 in the morning at the gym before anyone in my family was awake.
    3544 days ago
  • JANEYINMADTOWN
    OMG...I was suppose to take a Zumba class last night but didn't catch up with neighbor on time...so we opted for a hot yoga class today! Good for you Diane!
    3545 days ago
  • ANNIEONLI
    I'm a class taking chicken (cluck cluck cluck) and have yet to take ANY classes at all, believe it or not...but the Zumba class I have heard a lot about and it does intrigue me!! A lot of dance moves from what Youtube is posting...get any good moves for a night out? LoL

    drink you water and take some tylenol!

    And it's good to hear about the bone density test...a good thing to do!! Yay YOU!! emoticon
    3545 days ago
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