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Find the best workout for your body

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Fitness

Find the best workout for your body

Zumba
Choreographed classes and dvds blend aerobic and dance elements with strength training. Zumba burns more than 500 calories per hour. The variety of class types suits all ages and abilities.
Cost: $$

Requires DVD or instructor
Reduces stress
Safe to do daily
Strengthens muscle
Safe for beginners
Works entire body
Offers social atmosphere
Promotes weight loss
Requires at least one hour
Can be done at home

Hot Yoga
A slow-moving yoga class consisting of 26 postures is performed in a room that is about 40°c with 40 percent humidity. hot yoga can ease depression, arthritis, insomnia, headaches, poor digestion and even constipation.
Cost: $$$

Improves flexibility
Requires equipment
Requires DVD or instructor
Reduces stress
Safe to do daily
Strengthens muscle
Safe for beginners
Works entire body
Offers social atmosphere
Requires at least one hour
Relaxing

CrossFit
A high-intensity strength and conditioning program, crossfit focuses on functional movement. Workouts are varied and scaled to each participant's fitness level. Competitive individuals and ex-athletes will thrive in the intense atmosphere.
Cost: $$

Requires equipment
Requires DVD or instructor
Reduces stress
Safe to do daily
Strengthens muscle
Works entire body
Offers social atmosphere
Promotes weight loss

Tabata
A revved up version of interval training, tabata involves performing an exercise, such as squats, as fast and with as much weight as you can handle while maintaining proper form. each exercise is done for 20 seconds, followed by 10 seconds of rest, then repeated continuously for four minutes.
Cost: $

Requires equipment
Reduces stress
Strengthens muscle
Works entire body
Promotes weight loss
Can be done at home

Barre
Channel your inner ballerina with classes or dvds that combine interval and strength training with classic ballerina movements. Barres and mirrors are usually included in classes.
Cost: $$$

Improves flexibility
Requires equipment
Requires DVD or instructor
Reduces stress
Safe to do daily
Strengthens muscle
Safe for beginners
Works entire body
Offers social atmosphere
Promotes weight loss
Requires at least one hour
Can be done at home

Plyometrics
Explosive high-impact exercises involving jumps are designed to develop and improve muscular power and overall speed. limit plyometrics to twice a week, and avoid it entirely if you have joint problems.
Cost: $

Requires equipment
Reduces stress
Strengthens muscle
Works entire body
Can be done at home

Essentrics
choreographed low-impact fitness classes and workout dvds strengthen your muscles (without weights) while they remain in a lengthened state. It's safe for all ages and fitness levels.
Cost: $

Improves flexibility
Requires DVD or instructor
Reduces stress
Safe to do daily
Strengthens muscle
Safe for beginners
Works entire body
Promotes weight loss
Can be done at home

Capoeira
this Brazilian martial arts form integrates elements of dance, music and quick power moves. you can burn 500 calories during an hour-long class while you improve your rhythm, agility, concentration and coordination, and strengthen your entire body.
Cost: $$$

Improves flexibility
Requires DVD or instructor
Reduces stress
Safe to do daily
Strengthens muscle
Safe for beginners
Works entire body
Offers social atmosphere
Promotes weight loss
Requires at least one hour
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