Do you want to get a nice stomach, but you do not like regular abs exercises? Well, there is a solution. Dance abs workout! Training which is full of fun. And most importantly, you can burn belly fat and strengthen your core without doing any crunches or other boring moves.
Dancing seems to be not a real way of training, but an intensive and well-organized session can help you to burn a lot of calories. A 125 lb girl can burn about 350-400 calories with moderate dancing! Obviously, if the training is more intensive, you can burn much more.
And what do you need to get nice abs? Low body fat to have those abdominal muscles visible. If you dance and pay attention to your diet to burn more calories than your body needs daily, you can lean your midsection quickly.
Ok, so dancing is good because it helps to lose weight. But, how can it strengthen your core muscles?
Most of the exercises for abs are done on the floor by lifting the lower or the upper body. But, there are a lot of moves in standing position that strengthen those muscle groups really well.
For example, when you turn your torso your oblique are activated when you lift your legs or knees your rectus abdominis. They seem to be easy moves, but during a dancing workout, you perform a lot of reps that in the end add up.
Related: Best standing ab workout routines
And finally, dancing is a total body activity that shapes you from top to bottom. Have you ever seen professional dancers? They look perfect even if they have never entered the gym in their life.
So, does dancing give you a nice body?
You need to learn the basics a little bit, the steps and the movements. But, once you get familiar with the fundamentals, you can enjoy an effective and exciting workout.
Here I want to show you a few dance workout for abs in different styles so you can find the one that suits you the best.
10 Minute Cardio Dance Abs Workout with Keaira LaShae
Only ten minutes but this Burn to the Beat workout will make you sweat. Many powerful moves are included in the routine such as side knee crunches, hip rolls, torso twists, pump squats, etc. to shape your entire midsection. Plus, it tones your thighs and butt. Do you need more? You can find more videos from Keaira LaShae’s youtube channel.
Hip Hop Dance Workout to Tone Abs
If you ask me one of the best music to work out in is hip-hop. The music itself with the beats makes me moving. From this video, you can learn even more dancing moves that target your entire core.
Zumba Dance for Flat Tummy
Well, this Zumba flat abs workout is a bit harder than the previous ones since the moves are more complicated. But if you are already familiar with Zumba workout, it will not be a problem for you.
To sum up
You do not have to do a lot of crunches or spend your time with boring planks to tone and strengthen your midsection. Just do these dance abs workouts regularly. Once, you learn the basics and get used to the training, increase the length of your training and try to add new moves. You will see how well it shapes your body.