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NEW TO BELLYDANCE MOVES?

CHECK OUT THESE BEGINNER VIDEOS BY THE BELLYTWINS VEENA AND NEENA… SEE THE FULL PLAYLIST OF 24 VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE…ENJOY!

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Ab Exercises on Mat

1. Plank Hip Twists 2. Medicine Ball Twist (Boat Pose) 3. Opposite Arm/Leg Side Extensions 4. Low Belly Leg Reach 5. Pilates V-Crunches 6. All fours Leg Kickbacks 7. Advanced Leg Crunch with dumbbell 8. Belly Blaster and more…

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Plank Variations to Tone Abs

TRY THESE PLANK VARIATIONS FROM CHART TO STRENGTHEN CORE… SOME EXAMPLES INCLUDE: STANDARD PLANK (STATIONARY) – ARMS EXTENDED, PUSH UP START POSITION ELBOW PLANK (STATIONARY) – ON FOREARMS SIDE PLANK (STATIONARY) – BALANCE ON RT OR LT SIDE, ON ELBOW … Continue reading

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Exercise for Hips and Abs

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15 minutes HIIT Workout with Home Fitness Equipment

(Article from pumpsandiron.com) http://pumpsandiron.com/2014/07/23/15-minute-hiit-workout-using-all-my-at-home-fitness-equipment/ 15-Minute HIIT Workout Equipment Used: 25-lb kettlebell 6-lb medicine ball Jump rope Stability ball Power wheel Gymboss Interval Timer Exercise mat Set an interval timer for 15 rounds of 45 seconds of work and 15 seconds … Continue reading

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WHAT IS HIIT?

(Excerpted from bodybuilding.com) See full article: http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/wotw40.htm HIIT is a training idea in which low to moderate intensity intervals are alternated with high intensity intervals. HIIT can be applied to running or to exercises such as squatting. HIIT is considered … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE BEST CARDIO WORKOUT FOR BURNING OFF FAT?

(Excerpt from bodybuilding.com) Full article: http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/wotw79.htm For quite a while it has been accepted that low-intensity cardio was the best for burning fat. According to studies this method burned the calories primarily from fat. This has recently been disproved, as … Continue reading

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Food and Nutrition

Healthy People.gov DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS Chapter 1 – Key Elements of Healthy Eating Patterns Summarizing the necessity to monitor total sugar, sodium and fat intake in our diets. Recommended Dietary Guidelines Recommended Food portions and calorie counts Chapter 2 … Continue reading

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