You've probably heard of the fitness craze Zumba, a workout known as a dance fitness party. I originally tried Zumba with a friend by following a fitness DVD.
While the DVD was fun and the hip-swiveling moves were a blast (and effective at w... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
Regina (ELMOCHIC94) lost 50 pounds with the help of SparkTeens. She has been a member for about a year and a half and has been able to maintain her 50-pound loss for more than eight months now. At 16 years old, Regina has been very successful and con... Read more
Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Just wanted to introduce myself. I've signed up many times, but never really stuck to logging and staying motivated. I'm a 31 year old living in San Diego and I could really use some encouragement if anyone reading this has some to spare.
I wan... Read more
I joined a Zumba studio in January of this year. I go to the night classes every week Monday through Friday. When I first started I noticed that there was a group of ladies that like to be all together. The class would start at 6pm but they would sav... Read more
OMG! I just got back from the gym. I took their Zumba class and almost didn't make it. That class is not for the faint of heart and definitely not for someone 50 lbs. overweight. I guess it's back to water aerobics with the old ladies for me - lol.... Read more
Need more motivation to get in the gym? I find that I am more dedicated to "gym time" because of all the fun group fitness classes. Zumba, Dance, Bootcamp, Step Aerobics, Spinning, you name your gym might have it! Seeing people that are different fro... Read more
Editor's note: You've been asking about Zumba for a long time, so we are happy to share this guest blog post from one of our favorite bloggers. Gina, otherwise known as The Fitnessista, is not only a HUGE fan of Zumba, but she's a Zumba i... Read more
Zumba is super popular these days, so we knew it was just a matter of time before you could join in the fun and fitness at home. Now you can! To kick off our annual dailySpark Holiday Giveaway, the folks at Majesco Entertainment are giving away three... Read more
I will admit that I haven't been doing the best at this lifestyle change lately. We are moving from Texas to Pennsylvania at the end of the month and I am super stressed! Work has been terrible - just all around things have been crappy. I am sorry th... Read more
I've been dancing all my life, my parents say I was dancing before I was walking. I've studied a huge variety of dance, and despite my larger frame, I can move very well. Zumba has exploded in my gym within the last year. It has made this huge com... Read more
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