Lynda Barr once said: “Any kind of dancing is better than no dancing at all.”Dancing is not only fun and offers the opportunity to express one’s emotions. It is also very physically demanding and can melt a pound or two. But how high is the calorie consumption when dancing? Crazy Dance Family explains why dancing is a great alternative for fitness and mental health.
Insides from experts
Crazy Dance Family are experts in professional dancing. Dimitri Bulanov, Olesya Shirokova and their 7 years old daughter Alina Bulanova are a famous dance family on Instagram.
With their brand “Crazy Dance Family” the guys are inspire daily over 1,4 Mio. Followers on Instagram with the positive and dancing stories and posts. Dimitri and Olesya are professional dancers living in Moscow/Russia and over 30 years in the dancing business.
Generate feelings of happiness
The social aspect of the dance group is one of the most important aspects for Crazy Dance Family.
“Discussions take place at regular meetings, birthdays are celebrated and we also go on excursions and dance trips together. Friendships have developed, people just support each other,” says Dimitri, enthusiastic about the solidarity.
Music and movement in combination make you happy, this can also be demonstrated with the hormones, explains Olesya. “The concentration of the stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline in the blood drops. At the same time, the serotonin level rises significantly, which gives us feelings of happiness,” she explains.
Train your brain
“Neuroscientists have looked dancers in the head and found, that they are training important skills and reduce the risk of dementia,” says Dimitri about the impact of dance on memory. It refers to a study by Standford University that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2010.
This long-term study with seniors found that dancing regularly reduced the likelihood of developing dementia by 76 percent. The rhythmic movement thus prevents the loss of synapse connections much better than reading (35 percent) and crossword puzzles (47 percent)
Impact on calorie consumption during dancing
Crazy Dance Family knows, that when we dancing can we move freely and with our dance moves we follow the rhythm of the best top hits. Dancing not only frees the mind, it is also a real fat killer.
One hour of dance training can burn up to 400 calories on average. If it is a workout with integrated dance elements, up to 500 calories per hour can even be razed to the ground.
Which dance type is the fastest to lose weight?
In principle: Dancing is healthy, promotes self-confidence and body awareness, strengthens both muscles and posture and has a positive effect on our cardiovascular system.
If you want to dance, you shouldn’t rely solely on how many calories you burn per hour. After all, the training you should have fun and Crazy Dance Family is confident, that every type of dance is noticeable on the scales in combination with the right diet.
Real fat burners are hip hop, salsa and zumba:
Hip Hop: around 500 to 650 calories per hour
Salsa: around 400 to 500 calories per hour
Zumba: around 400 to 700 calories per hour
Slow dances, such as the slow waltz, do not burn as many calories, but they also contribute to weight loss. All around: You are doing something good for your body and you will certainly feel very good.
It doesn’t always have to be a dance course
Dancing is a great pleasure and a lot of fun for many people. There is also a good reason for this: Dancing releases endorphins, which make us happier and at the same time reduce the stress level. In the club, at parties, at a couple dance or just at home for yourself: Dancing is definitely worthwhile and is the perfect hobby for all people who are enthusiastic about music and exercise.
Whatever you choose to do, exercise is always good as long as your health allows it. When making your choice, don’t just pay attention to the calorie consumption. You should definitely enjoy your new leisure time activities and feel joy in doing so.
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