The Magic of Kettlebells

The Magic of Kettlebells I love working out with kettlebells.  Why? Kettlebells give a complete full body workout with just a few swings.  Don’t believe me try swinging one for a few minutes.  They are the great equalizers. The great body toners.  The great addition to add to any and every future workout routine.  I love Kettlebells and I love the body stretch and extension they give. One of the best side effects of using kettlebells for women is an uplifted breastline and a whittled look to the waistline.  The benefits to the legs and thighs are also incredible when (more…)

New Stretch Videos

New Stretch Videos We recently added several new stretch videos on Youtube. The first thing you will notice is that these stretch videos are not like other stretch videos.  This is because we simply want to “limber up” a bit before dancing. These stretches, dances and workouts are suitable for most anyone of any age. It is vital to stretch before dancing to avoid possible injuries. Remember:  No matter how old you are, don’t forget to dance! Choose your own dance pace and style. The most important step is to begin.   New Stretch Video 1   Stretch and Dance Video   (more…)

Leann Rimes – Cant Fight The Moonlight (Fresh-Art & Eddie Light Remix 2016)

Leann Rimes – Cant Fight The Moonlight (Fresh-Art & Eddie Light Remix 2016) I always loved this song, it is just truly a dance classic. This remix however is fantastic.  I could listen to this remix for hours. It is the perfect dance beat. This song is perfect for any workout needs.  So go ahead and get moving. https://youtu.be/RPorWxrKPKY?list=PLUMfB3_ymvEliKZeK5vm8027sHGOQ9rMy Genre: Dance, House Rating: **** Worth: 51 dance calories Date Added:  11/29/16 Check Out: Special Limited Lifetime Membership Offer  Fabulous Fitness Raw Foods and Skin Health Special Thanks to our subscribers: Sign up for our newsletter to receive 5 free gifts (more…)

How we created our dance playlist

How we created our dance playlist The Top Questions regarding our playlist: How is the playlist created. Where do we get the music? How is it regulated? Here is a rundown of the issues we face in creating a dance playlist in today’s video and music environment. Did you know that even when I dance at home to a popular song, I can NOT publish that video until I completely remove the song I was actually dancing to and replace it with a duty free song?  So even if a video is taken say at a party, the music at the (more…)

Inna – WOW – Romanian Dance Music

Inna – WOW – Romanian Dance Music Genre: Romanian Dance Worth: 45 dance calories Rating: **** 1/2 Stars Date Added: 11/14/16     $99 Lifetime Membership Offer (Limited Offer Only!) Party to music, share the word and earn up to $150 for life!Learn how you can even earn residual commissions as a lifetime member. Click to read more. To pause our on site video player. Simply scroll down left hand column to video player and click pause button… or right click on video to pause. The Frequency Bomb should be playing so you should have no trouble listening to your video. https://danceandslimdown.com/become-a-member/  FREE (more…)

Bonnie McKee – Easy – Pop Rock, Pop Dance

Bonnie McKee – Easy – Pop Rock, Pop Dance Easy is easy to love. I find myself humming this song throughout the day. It is a song I dance to mindlessly for hours.  I am not sure if it will effect you the same way or not, I just know that it has a perfect beat for creating the optimum dance heart rate and that is what leads to fat loss.  So dance to this song often.  It is good for weight lifting, walking, jogging, running all activities.  Enjoy. Genre: Pop Rock, Pop Dance Worth: 35 dance calories Rating: *** (more…)

Are People Really Exercising More?

Are People Really Exercising More? We pose this question: Are people really exercising more?   Although people are reporting increased physical activity, this may not be exactly accurate.  According to several studies, the number of people getting physical is on the increase.  The number of adults claiming to exercise is around 47%, a significant increase from 41% recorded in 2001. The latest statistics show that the current numbers between 48% to 50% in adult men who regularly exercise to gain muscle fitness. The numbers, however, are much lower among women. The data doesn’t match the related statistics among overweight and obese (more…)

Fitness Levels

Fitness Levels Fitness It is funny… even as I post this, I am chuckling to myself.  I had posted a little about this on Empowr and Facebook earlier today, but as I reflect back on my incredible weight loss, I realized that my fitness level fluctuated along the way. Apparently fitness comes in stages.  Well, at least for me, since beginning my exercise regimen at 500 pounds, my level activity has steadily increased little by little over time.  I originally began at 500 pounds or so, so actual exercise was almost an impossibility. I remember being SO severely morbidly obese (more…)

Best Dance Music

Best Dance Music
Best Dance Music I realized as I sat here creating new daily dance challenges for our paying members. (Oh YES, I challenge members to get up and dance every single day).  I realized how important the MUSIC is when it comes to cardio dancing.  So I sought out some of the best workout videos on YouTube…  These videos were just for the awesome beats… Of course everyone is at a different level of fitness, has different musical tastes etc., but the basic beats of GOOD DANCE MUSIC never change.  The most important factor to a good dance song is does (more…)

10 Things You Should Know About Stretching

Stretching
10 Things You Should Know About Stretching Before fitness training, one must give importance to doing warm-up or stretching exercises to prevent accidents or to enhance the output during the training. There are also a number of precautionary measures and tips to serve as guidelines when doing fitness exercises. Here are some of them. Stretching Exercise 1. To increase your flexibility and to avoid injuries, stretch before and after workout. Almost everyone knows that stretching before workout prevents injuries during the exercises, but only few people know that stretching after workout, when muscles are still warm, can increase flexibility. 2. (more…)