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What are the 20-10 Microbursts in Tabata Bootcamp™?

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A true Tabata Bootcamp™ workout is founded on quality, not quantity. In other words, the effect of a workout should not be based on the amount of time devoted to exercising, but rather what the exercise does for your bodyafter the workout is over. Done the Tabata Bootcamp™ way, you not only burn calories during the […]

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Why Tabata Bootcamp and High Intensity Interval Training HIIT works so well

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Within each 30 minute workout, participants experience short intervals based on Tabata Bootcamp’s training that delivers a calorie drenching workout and post metabolic boost (ie. boosts your metabolism to burn calories after the workout). Tabata Bootcamp’s motto is “Quality, not quantity”. Tabata Bootcamp™ offers effective workouts that maximize your results in minimal time. And in […]

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Ballroom Dance a Boon to MS Patients

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A small study finds ballroom dance — waltz, salsa, foxtrot, and others — may improve function in MS patients. INDIANAPOLIS — Ballroom dancing may help improve function in patients with MS, researchers reported here. In a small study, MS patients who participated in a ballroom dance program — which included waltz, foxtrot, swing, and salsa, […]

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Happy International Yoga Day!

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Happy International Yoga Day POST YOUR FAVORITE YOGA POSE on our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/HitTheGroundDancing! Here’s a great short sequence to help strengthen your core:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/…/yoga-ab-exercise_n_7597692.… Plus some photos of how they day is being celebrated around the world:http://mashable.com/2015/…/21/photos-international-yoga-day/

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Build core strength with Zumba

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Building strength can help prevent diseases such as osteoarthritis in the future.  Our muscles help to support our joints so having strong muscles keeps joints in good condition.  This is where regular exercise is essential as it builds muscle and boosts core strength. Aim for at least two-and-a-half hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity […]

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Tips for combating the holiday pounds

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Eat before you go to the holiday party. Have a salad or a small healthy meal before you go. You’ll have some food in your stomach, you won’t eat as much. Try and get in your workout two to three times a week. Try to stay consistent with your training.  Make it an appointment with […]

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Ladies: want shapely legs? Try latin dancing!

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Dancing is exercise in disguise!  That’s probably why Zumba is such a craze (and has been for years) – but it’s not the only dance style that provides a great workout. Ballroom, Latin and Country Western – couple dancing – gives people confidence with the opposite sex and socially, plus it allows the opportunity to […]

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Hate going to the gym?

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Want to get more active but the thought of endless repetitions on the treadmill not sounding appealing?  Dancing doesn’t feel like exercise! When you dance, you don’t focus on the physical aspects, because you’re thinking about performing an action and moving to the music.  Dancing can help with weight loss and muscle growth, improved balance, […]

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Dance helps reduce stress

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Studies have shown that exercise can relieve stress and also reverse the effects of stress on the body.  http://health.usnews.com/health-news/diet-fitness/slideshows/7-mind-blowing-benefits-of-exercise/2 Stress can manifest itself in physical symptoms and create a negative cycle with adverse affects on your overall health.  Dancing on a regular basis can result in a deeper mind-body connection which can help you combat […]