How can dance burn calories?

Dance burns calories because it’s a moderate to vigorous activity that requires you to move at a moderate to fast pace while standing. Dancing is very comparable to jogging, or running as far as energy requirements.  

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Burning calories is as easy as moving your feet. Watch as choreographer Stepp Stewart shows Dr. Oz easy dance moves that make the heart pump.

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