Did you know that you could be losing weight right now, just by dancing and having fun at home? There are a lot of exercise videos available that can help you realize the potential of home-based workouts for weight loss.
If you enjoy dancing and having a good time, why not take the next step and bring a few streaming exercise videos into your home routine?
It is not difficult to find a video that teaches a kind of dance-based workout routine. Many of the cardio workout videos made in the 80’s and 90’s resemble dancing, and a lot of those are still around today! Feeling a little vintage? Pop a tape into your VCR and experience the nostalgia of times gone by as your slowly melt away unwanted pounds. Newer exercise videos feature things like Zumba and choreography common to different genres of music. Each of these different kinds of dance can be tailored to work a specific muscle group in your body or to create a good full body workout.
The key to using any dance home workout to lose weight is to pay attention to how the routine is structured. You will need to have some general cardio to get your heart rate up and some stretching to make sure that you are flexible enough to complete the rest of the routine without injuring yourself.
As with any weight loss efforts or exercise routines, be sure to check with your primary care doctor before starting anything new. Be sure that you are physically healthy enough for the routine that you would like to use; if there is an issue with high-impact exercises, try to find low-impact alternatives. If you have trouble with your joints, focus on things that might help strengthen them without going overboard.
Any weight loss effort can benefit from drinking water before, during, and after a workout. Your body is going to use up a lot of ater while you’re dancing those pounds way, so it’s very important to make sure that supply is replenished. Nothing tastes better after a workout than a large glass of cool water.
You can find dance workout videos all over the internet, so how do you know which ones to choose? Look for videos that appear to be professionally made. It doesn’t take much to make a high-quality video these days, but it shows that the person or business went to the trouble of making something nice for others to use. Read comments, feedback, and recommendations before attempting any routine, and always watch a video through from start to finish before trying it out for yourself!
Once you have found a video or series of videos that you would like to try, make sure that you have any equipment the video creator recommends and that your exercise space is clear of any obstacles or hazards. Keep the area you are using clear by picking up any toys or stray shoes and placing them to the side during your routine. After you’re finished everything will be ready to be put away, so this is a dual purpose endeavor that will surely please any mothers who will be working out at home!
We have released yet another Yoga exercise video: Yoga Stretch #2. This is a very gentle yoga workout that emphasizes stretching, breathing and relaxation…and who doesn’t want to feel more relaxed? And besides that, when you are more relaxed, you have more energy for the important things because stress requires energy. Within just a few workouts, Yoga will help you feel more centered, more grounded and Yoga actually helps to more easily make decisions.
One of the great things about this exercise video is that it’s only 29 minutes long, while still getting all the fitness benefits of a longer Yoga workout. Please, preview the workout video below. And take a moment to preview our entire library of Online Yoga Exercise Videos.
Our newest exercise video, Mobility and Strength #1, has just been released to members of Workouts On Demand. The workout utilizes a stick or broomstick to create lean and long muscles and increase mobility though a variety of unique stretches. The workout video is great for all fitness levels. That’s right, it is easily modified for all fitness levels. So, how about it? Give it a try. As we like to say at Workouts On Demand: You have everything to lose, and nothing to gain….or visa vera.
Please preview the new exercise video below. For more home workout videos like this, go to: http://workoutsondemand.com/workouts_total_body_toning.htm
Many moms want to exercise, but claim that they cannot because they are too stressed from being so busy – too busy to even watch short, simple exercise videos! This doesn’t make much sense really, as it’s like saying you are too tired to sleep, or too hungry to eat. Exercise is one of the most perfect ways to reduce stress because it gives all of that tension in your body some place else to go rather than staying pent up in your muscles, and exercise videos give guidance that takes the guesswork out of exercise for stress relief.
Online exercise videos are some of the easiest to follow – simply find a few that you like and follow through them one at a time whenever you have a few spare moments, or find several and mix and match them to find your own routine! This flexibility and on-the-go portability should appeal to busy moms who simply don’t have the time to set up any equipment and follow the exercises in a traditional DVD or television series.
Some of the best online exercise videos for busy moms fall into the following categories:
- Yoga – Yoga is said to reduce stress at the neurological level. Feeling tension in your mind and can’t get it to stop racing or pondering distressing thoughts? Perhaps a short yoga video will help you focus your attention elsewhere and give your mind time to unwind on its own.
- Circuit Training – Sometimes the best way to de-stress is to put your body in motion and let your mind take a back seat to the action. This of it as a type of active meditation. There are dozens of online exercise videos that offer either full circuits or pointers on individual exercises you can use to build a personalize circuit all your own.
- No-equipment Workouts – These workouts are very popular because they can be done with no professional equipment, just your body and perhaps a few items commonly found around your home. Busy moms can easily go online and locate exercise videos that fall into this category. Who doesn’t have 5 minutes to tone and firm between a morning shower and getting dressed for the day?
All kinds of things can lead to stress: Your job, family commitments, money, and a plain lack of time to accomplish everything you need to get done in a day. Pressure tends to creep up on busy moms, slowly building until it seems there is nothing that can be done about it. Luckily for everyone in need of a good stress-busting workout, online exercise videos make it easy to sweat it out anytime, anywhere!
Below is a free exercise video to help you relax. Enjoy
Express Yoga #1