Weekend Plus Desk : Dancing lifts your mood, it makes you flexible, it improves your lungs and heart condition, but do you know that this fun activity can even help you lose weight? Yes, that is right! If you do not like a mundane workout regime, then dance can be your saviour. Dance is an art form that has evolved over centuries and has now become a social pass time. But this activity is even good for your health and can help you shed maximum calories. As per a study, a person weighing 47 kilos can burn 240 calories by performing high energy dance for an hour. So, if dancing is your thing, include this incredible activity in daily routine. Here are 4 forms of dance that can help you lose weight quickly. Freestyle In freestyle dancing, you are not required to follow any steps and specific body movements. Freestyle dancing is mostly performed on fast beat music where you have to make spontaneous movements. This dance form helps to make you flexible and shed a good amount of calories. If you perform freestyle dancing to upbeat music for 30 minutes then you will burn 180 calories. Salsa If you are planning to shed kilos along with your partner then salsa is an excellent choice. This sensual and sexy, Latin American dance form helps to torch maximum calories. Salsa is more about swaying, bending and swirling, which makes your body flexible. If performed properly then doing salsa for an hour can help you burn 420 calories. Belly dance Belly dancing might look easy, but moving your torso on beats is a complex task. Practicing belly dance for 30 minutes every day can help you burn 300 calories. This Arabic dance form can help to tone your back, hips, and abs. Belly dance is a low impact dance form but is quite effective. Hip hop Hip-hop dance is a street style dance form that is mainly performed on hip-hop music. This high energy workout can help you burn calories and tone your body. Performing hip-hop for 30 minutes every day can help you burn 300 calories. So, if you want to lose weight hip-hop dance is an excellent choice.
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