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How can I exercise by tap dancing?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Tap dancing can be a great way to exercise and stay fit.

Watch as tap instructor Joy Swift and Dr. Oz demonstrate how you can get exercise while you tap dance, in this video.


Tap dancing is a strenuous activity which requires you to be on your feet moving rapidly for extended periods of time. Tap dancing is very similar in intensity to running in place as you must move your feet rapidly to be able to perform tap dancing.

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