Zumba

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  1. sue35

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    Has anyone done zumba? It looks somewhat fun and I really need to start working out. How hard is it? I am trying to decide if I want to take a class or would prefer to try it out at home.
     
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    Zumba is fun!!!! I think it all really depends on your teacher...I sweated like a pig!!!!
     
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    I want to try it, but I have two left feet. I might buy the CD the begginers is under $20.
     
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    It's wonderful!!! I've been to 3 classes so far and I calculated that I burn over 500 calories a session! I never knew you could sweat so profusely in so many areas of your body! lol
     
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    Wow! It sounds a little too intense for me to start with but maybe it will be my goal after I start working out more.
     
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    I'm contemplating buying a dvd for at home. It does look fun and I figure I can always stop early if it becomes too much for my out of shape body.
     
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    I have one on hold at the library. This is defintely something I'd have to try at home before I embarrassed myself in front of others!
     
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    I'd love to try it, but like Sue, I'm not entirely sure my body is ready for that!

    On a side note: Sue, try a beginner's Pilates video to get your muscles used to moving again. I broke mine out again last week. It's no impact, you're on the floor most of time, and when you've finished the workout you feel like you haven't even done anything (until the next day when your abs are screaming). I used to do it 4 times a week, and I was in great shape.
     
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    I weighed myself today and...I gained some pounds = ( I hope it means that Zumba really makes those muscles work and grow and that my new muscles just haven't had a chance to burn off the fat I have....

    I never thought about checking out Zumba videos at the library! I'm going to look into that because the class I take is only once a week.
     
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    There's only 1 video at the library and it already has 10 requests so I guess i have to wait a while LOL
     

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