One of the best forms of exercise for fitness without needing a gym or special equipment is dancing. There are many different types of dance that just about anyone can enjoy from the slow, graceful movements of traditional and disciplined forms to fast, energetic pulse-driven body animation types that are popular especially with the younger generations.
While dancing is without doubt one of the most fun ways to stay in shape, it can also be a great health booster when done regularly and combined with eating a healthy, effective diet. It can even form part of a weight loss regimen.
Losing Weight While You Dance
Shedding all that excess weight used to feel like a real problem to many people. That was before the discovery that there is actually a great fun way of doing it right under our noses staring right at us!
Dancing as already mentioned is an exercise form that just about anyone can join in with. The great thing about it is that it can be done in the privacy and comfort of their own houses far away from the often cruel, critical eyes of friends and family.
The modern love of dance when brought into the exercise arena has changed how many people see losing weight. It has taken the process of shedding excess weight from the typical nightmare scenes of rows of sweaty people on cycling machines or treadmills in a gym pushing their fatigued bodies that extra mile to get to what they call the burn. Now it takes the form of a fun session of dancing away to the coolest rhythms using associated dance steps and routines that do the body every bit as good as all that hard work in the gym!
After all, the process of losing weight for better health shouldn't be equated with hard work and depravation. It should be an enjoyable part of everyone's day that they can look forward to with relish and do with eagerness and in a high state of motivation because it pushes all the right pleasure buttons while doing the job of improving the physical fitness and burning calories to bring about that loss in weight.
How Do You Like to Dance?
With so many different styles and variations on step and body movement combinations to choose from, deciding on which type or genre is what you need to work on. Another fun exercise here is trying out as many different forms as you can to try and find the one that you enjoy the most.
I did say it would be fun, didn't I? Once you have found the style that feels like it was made just for you, you'll know right away that it's the one to focus on most of the time. A certain dance style will generally be accompanied by a certain style of music, so you're more likely to choose one that fits with the kind of music you like most.
The rest, as they say, is up to you. Get a collection of music CDs or MP3s together on your music machine of choice, set aside some time each day to dance and then just go for it!
I like to write about a lot of different things in relation to dancing, but rather than load thousands of words all into a single article, I prefer to break it all up into smaller, more easily swallowed chunks, or separate articles. The titles of those additional pages are below for you to click on and read at your leisure: