Aerobic dance a way to fun as well as way to be fit. Muscle building exercises, fat burning movements and stretching into routine are some aerobic exercises played on music. Many dance forms are used, including disco, jazz, and ballet. All ages can benefit from aerobic dance.
Aerobic dance has become a major symbol of the fitness craze that exploded into American culture in the 1980s. It’s still one of the most popular ways to get fit and stay fit around the world. While recently the aerobics craze has had its ups and downs, in 2002 Gym memberships were reportedly up 7% and aerobics is having a return to its dance roots. Many movements are done under this so this gives way to flexibility of body.
Aerobic dance classes usually offered at 3 level intensity. A low impact class is conducted at a slower pace as well as easy. It is good for beginners. This is not active enough to improve efficiency of heart and lungs that are already working properly. In intermediate classes dancers benefits both their heart and lungs. The high- impact or advanced class is good who love to do hard workout.
More than 24 million people participate in aerobics. Aerobic dance has blossomed into a sport for all to have fun while losing weight and keeping in shape. There are varied forms of aerobics dances including swim and other water aerobics is popular. Dance is still the predominant form and may be inspired by ballet, country line dancing, salsa or even hip-hop.
Essentially an hour’s workout set to music, a typical aerobics program begins with 5-10 minutes of warm-ups and stretching, peaks with 20-30 minutes of target heart range dance, can include 20 minutes of a muscle stretching floor program known as body sculpting, and ends with 5-10 minutes of cool-down and more stretching. Programs typically run three to four times a week.