published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a food diary may double your weight loss efforts.
Register for a free SparkPeople account & make losing weight easier!
Dining Out Guide
Motivation to Move
Strength & Toning
Get Back on Track
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness Options:
Cold & Flu
High Blood Pressure
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Pregnancy & Postpartum
Lifestyle Center Options:
Beauty & Style
The SparkPeople Blog
Fitness & Apparel
Access hundreds of thousands of recipes that are healthy and easy to make. Get full nutrition info for every recipe and track with one click!
Today's Featured Recipe:
Cyn's Mock Potato Casserole
Join Now for Free!
Member Comments for the Article:
All About Zumba Class!
Dance Your Way to Fitness
Leave a Comment
Return to Article
Shake your money maker, or whatever
Have never tried it, but I want to.
I used to do salsa for about 3 hours once a week, but my early mornings for work meant I was just too tired so I had to stop. I fancy Zumba, so I will look into getting a DVD.
Thanks for sharing I use to do Zumba , now do U-Jam every Monday love the classes.
fun way to exercise
Zumba is my favorite cardio workout.
Zumba is what got me started on my fitness journey! As an instructor I would like to address two points in this article though: you won't find 30-60 second breaks in classes, that's way too much time for your heart rate to go down (and it would kill the party give). Most instructors don't stop the playlist, you grab water at your own discretion, or at most there will be a 5-10 second pause.
The second, more important point-- Zumba Gold is NOT a senior program! It's a low-impact slower paced Zumba format with more basic steps. It is indeed great for seniors (as well as those with certain health conditions/injuries/etc), but I also have younger students as well-- and I have some students in their 70s in my regular Zumba classes! The classes are all-inclusive (although children should stick with Zumba Kids)! I use some routines from Gold in my regular classes and my students are none the wiser, it's still a workout!
Started back with Zumba at our gym w/new instructors. Can't say I can follow everything, but the class is big fun, love the energy, get a great workout and it's a nice change of pace from my other workouts.
GREAT article and advice! I am turning 60 this August and I absolutely LOVE Zumbaaaahhhh!
Love love love my Zumba classes.
This looks like a lot of fun!
Leave a comment
to leave a comment.