Get your sexy on with PlyoJam, the hot new fitness craze that combines dance moves with exploding plyometrics. Besides helping you to lose weight and tone your body, this workout is guaranteed to challenge your speed, agility, and balance, while keeping a huge smile on your face.
Last night in NYC, we hosted a live Class FitSugar event with celebrity trainer Anna Kaiser of AKT InMotion. Over 150 of our readers joined us in a lovely loft space in Manhattan for an intense workout and refreshing cocktails — made with antioxidant-rich ingredients, of course! We hope to host more of these live Class FitSugar events, so stay tuned!
We streamed the high-octane dance cardio workout live, so you all could join in at home. If you missed it, here's the 35-minute live workout for you to try. Get a taste of how Anna trains her celeb clients Kelly Ripa and Sarah Jessica Parker — it's full-on dance and beyond fun. The workout begins with an active warmup of plank jacks on the floor. Press play and get ready to sweat.
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to groove into your workout with this 10-minute version of Crunch Gym's 2Fly Hip-Hop class. It's so fun! Even if you think you have two left feet, the moves are easy enough for you to follow along. Press play and get ready to have a dance party in your living room.
Get ready to shake your moneymaker like you never have before with this 10-minute Buti workout. A hybrid of dance and yoga, this increasingly popular Crunch class mixes traditional yoga poses with pulsing and gyrating moves to tone your entire body while raising your heart rate. It's fast-paced, fun, fierce, and feminine. And might even make you blush a little. Press play and get ready to sweat.
We hope you are as excited for this video as we are! We got the entire team together to take you through a 10-minute workout to get your blood flowing and body limber. Your heart rate will rise as you go through five minutes of cardio followed by five minutes of active stretching, making it a great warmup for a strength-training session.
Prep for your next holiday party by dancing in your own living room. Burn some calories and shake your hips with Louis Van Amstel of Dancing With the Stars. This 10-minute workout features dances, like the cha-cha and merengue, from his LaBlast Fitness DVD series. Put on your dancing shoes, press play, and get ready to trip the light fantastic. And sweat some too.
Sometimes working out can be a total drag. I mean honestly, how long can you really run on the treadmill? Add a little pep to your workout routine with these dance-based workout videos! You'll be boogying, working up a major sweat, and having fun all while burning a bunch of calories. Does it get any better? Why yes, it does. These videos are simple to follow and all contain step-by-step tutorials on how to maximize your sweat sesh. So ladies, start watchin' and start sweatin'.
"Zumba" just sounds like fun, doesn't it? If you're not already obsessed with this hot, Latin-inspired dance workout, chances are you've heard a lot of buzz about it. Whether you're a Zumba devotee or a novice, you can now do our full-body Zumba toning workout in the comfort of your living room. Led by Zumba instructor Laura Micklich, who calls it "exercise in disguise," this easy-to-follow workout clocks in at just over 10 minutes, and time flies when you're shaking your hips. Go to zumba.com to find a Zumba Toning class in your area.
When it comes to fitness classes, dance-inspired workouts are my favorite — mostly because I'm having so much fun that I don't feel like I'm exercising. Whether it's sculpting my body into a long, lean, machine, or pouring buckets of sweat as I shake my hips, see my favorite dance-based workouts.