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Get Physical: Dance Your Way Into 2008

New Year's Eve is on Monday and what better chance is there to burn calories while having fun by dancing the night away? Starting this weekend and moving into early next week, there will be a lot of dancing going on. So grab a partner and hit the dance floor — you're bound to burn a ton of calories and have a blast while doing it.

Activity Calories Burned Per Hour
Ballroom (slow) 207
Ballroom (fast) 378
Disco 394
Twist 326
Swing 306
Hip Hop 465
General 306


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Spectra Spectra 9 years
Ha, I suck at dancing, but I love doing it anyway. I make up most of my own moves and stuff. I used to sometimes put a good CD on my stereo and just dance in my workout room or the living room while I was cleaning. I won't be dancing on New Year's though...I will most likely be visiting my friends and playing board games. :)
steph_b_247 steph_b_247 9 years
What about raving? Cause that's what I am doing New Years!
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 9 years
Three years ago I lost the majority of my 70lbs by dancing at clubs!!!!!! But I gained 40 back when I got with my boyfriend...boooo. I'm working on taking it off. Hip Hop REALLY burns calories.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I love dancing...
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