Not into running? No worries as we have got a cardio dance workout that will seriously burn some calories and help you lose weight. Dancing can be an excellent way to get rid of that extra fat and build lean muscle. Dance promises to tone your body in a fabulous way. Hip-hop dance can burn up to 1000 calories in a span of one hour and is extremely fun. It is a full body workout that is high intense in nature. This sixteen-minute hip-hop dance workout will get your heart rate up, and you don’t even need to hit the gym to do this. Besides toning your body and helping you lose weight, this workout is guaranteed to challenge your agility, speed and balance.
This hip-hop dance workout involves large body movements of the major muscle groups. The steps of this exercise are simple that stretch your core, thigh and leg muscles as you follow the rhythm of the beats. This classic workout routine will also work on your arms, buttocks, hamstrings, chest, back and shoulders. These eight dance workouts will also help you lose weight.
There is always a greater risk of injury with high-intensity exercises so make sure you warm up and cool down before and after the workout.
Also, ensure to drink a lot of water after the workout to replenish the body fluids you have lost. You also need to take care of what you eat after a workout. Here are the best foods to eat before and after a workout.
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Published: January 8, 2016 12:52 am