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Dance Off The Calories
Aug 2017
Apollo Life Jiyo

We’ve always known that dance can help you burn calories and also keep you fit. Plus, it can strengthen your core and legs! So yes, in theory a night out dancing is exercise. One hour of dancing to fastbased music can burn more than 400 calories. But the reality is that a night out almost always entails the extra calories of food and a few drinks. This for all practical purposes, negates the workout you gave your body through dancing.

That’s why we need to look at dance as exercise for more reasons, because unlike other workouts, dancing can be free-spirited, nonrepetitive and even meditative. Freestyle dance can be the most liberating of all. You don’t have to worry about posture, repetitions, or sets. You just have to put your playlist on and commit to letting the music move your body for some time. Hence, here are a few pointers to get the most out of your freestyle dance workout.

Get The Most Out Of Your Dance Workout
Find the Right Time

If you have a room to yourself and your music, that’s all you need. For some, morning dancing might work best. Whatever time works for you, just remember to relax. This is your time to enjoy yourself with your favourite music. Make sure you set aside at least 30 minutes per dance session.