Health Benefits of Dancing

Incorporate Dance into Your Workout.

There is nothing like dancing to the beat of your favourite tunes, whether at a club or a house party with your friends. Although, let’s face it, dancing alone gives us joy like nothing else. The feeling of grooving in the shower or while walking around the house is unparalleled.

What often goes overlooked are the health benefits related to this wonderful activity. 

Dancing has tremendous health benefits in store for people of all ages that it easily ranks high in the top cardiovascular exercises for several reasons. 

1. Better Cardiovascular Strength.

This is a no-brainer. Dance is basically a form of cardiovascular exercise, and so it plays an instrumental role in improving one’s heart health. The form of dance does not matter as long as you keep it moving. 

2. Boosts Emotional Health.

Any form of exercise, for that matter, has the potential and has been proven to boost one’s mental and physical performance. Dancing allows a person to let loose and pack in some exercise at the same time. This boosts self-confidence, fights depression and anxiety, and contributes to a healthy emotional self.

3. Agility.

Anyone who has ever danced knows that the more you dance, the more flexible you get. With every move, you let loose of your body and become increasingly agile. Dancing as an exercise is used frequently to work on mobility and range of motion in several sports.

4. Increased Balance.

Have you ever noticed how dancers can twirl round after round on a single foot? That takes a considerable amount of practice and inclination towards dance. Moreover, this balance that you achieve during dancing, even socially, can lead to a more stable walking pattern in old age, when you are more prone to losing balance, thereby risking injury.

5. Weight Loss.

This is probably the most common reason why people take up dance as an exercise. It is fun, energetic and helps immensely with weight loss! Zumba is the way to go if you wish to burn that stubborn fat while having a fantastic time. 

6. Positive Impact on Social Life. 

People of all ages LOVE to dance! Go to a club on a weeknight and find out for yourself. Whether it is dancing at a party, at a dance class or even grooving while walking through the park, the activity leaves much room for social interaction. Dance is a language in itself, and like-minded people get attracted to each other naturally because of the vibe being sent out. 

Now that you know the many benefits of dancing try it out for yourself and observe how it changes your life. 

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Ruby Taylor

Ruby is a professional fitness coach and a motivational person, who worked for some of the U.K's best Gyms, and helped many women to reach their fitness and health goals throughout her career. Ruby is committed to sharing all her knowledge to help you get the fitness results you dream of.

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