Can I get a good workout by just dancing?

Absolutely! Dancing is an excellent form of aerobic exercise. Aerobic exercise like dancing can improve the strength of your heart and lungs, reduce the risk of chronic disease such as high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, strengthens and tones muscles, and improves bone density. If you’re looking to kick start your exercise program, dancing is a worthwhile option.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Who says you have to suffer to get a toned belly and trim bottom? Not when you can dance your way to fitness. In this video, "Dancing with the Stars" dance guru Maks Chmerkovskiy shows Dr. Oz a few moves guaranteed to tighten trouble spots while you're having fun.

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