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Glossary Z

Zumba-inspired workouts High-energy dance workouts that combine Latin and international music with choreographed dance moves. Dance Walking vs. Zumba: Decoding Dance Fitness (Find Your Groove)

Glossary Y

Yielding to emergency vehicles The act of moving out of the way for emergency vehicles to pass safely. Safety Precautions: Guidelines for Dance Walking (Stay… Read More »Glossary Y

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Valuables Personal belongings that should be secured or left at home during dance walking to prevent loss or theft. Safety Precautions: Guidelines for Dance Walking… Read More »Glossary V

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Underpronation Foot rolling outward during walking, causing strain on the ankle and foot. Comfortable Footwear: Shoes for Dance Walking (Step with Ease) Uneven surfaces Ground… Read More »Glossary U

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Tabata protocol A high-intensity interval training method that can be incorporated into dance walking. Dance Walking vs. Running: Choose Your Fitness Routine (Find Your Pace)… Read More »Glossary T

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Safekeeping The act of keeping something safe and secure. Safety Precautions: Guidelines for Dance Walking (Stay Safe on the Move) Safety The state of being… Read More »Glossary S

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Qigong Qigong – Chinese practice of physical movements, breathing, and meditation for health benefits. Mind-Body Connection: Harmony in Dance Walking (Connect with Yourself) Quality of… Read More »Glossary Q

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Pace The speed at which one walks during dance walking. Dance Walking vs. Running: Choose Your Fitness Routine (Find Your Pace) Beginners’ Guide: Tips to… Read More »Glossary P

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Obesity A medical condition characterized by excessive body fat that can impact dance walking performance and overall health. Cardiovascular Health: Boost Your Heart with Dance… Read More »Glossary O

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Natural antidepressant Natural substances or activities that can help alleviate symptoms of depression, such as exercise and sunlight. Mental Health Benefits: Lift Your Mood with… Read More »Glossary N

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Massage therapy Strategies for staying motivated and committed to a goal or activity. Stay Motivated: Tips for Inspired Dance Walking (Dance Your Heart) Flexibility Improvement:… Read More »Glossary M

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Lactic acid A byproduct of anaerobic metabolism that can cause muscle fatigue and soreness. Dance Walking vs. Jazzercise: Dance-Based Fitness Comparison (Find Your Tempo) Dance… Read More »Glossary L

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Kayaking or paddleboarding sessions Alternative forms of exercise that can complement dance walking. Fun Challenges: Engaging Goals in Dance Walking (Level Up Your Dance) Key… Read More »Glossary K

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Immune system The body’s defense system against infections and diseases. Youth Fitness: Healthy Exercise for Kids and Teens (Move and Groove) Cardiovascular Health: Boost Your… Read More »Glossary I

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Hand placement The position of the hands during dance walking, which can affect balance and posture. Essential Gear: Equipment for Smooth Dance Walking (Gear Up… Read More »Glossary H

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Gait analysis The study of a person’s walking or running pattern to identify any abnormalities or areas for improvement. Balance Enhancement: Stability and Coordination in… Read More »Glossary G

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Facial expressions Facial expressions – The use of facial muscles to convey emotions and enhance the performance of dance walking. Perfecting Techniques: Form and Style… Read More »Glossary F

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Dance A form of artistic expression that involves movement and rhythm. Stress Relief: Unwind and Dance Your Worries Away (Find Your Zen) Dance Walking vs.… Read More »Glossary D

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Cadence A form of exercise that burns calories without causing excessive stress or strain on the body. Dance Walking vs. Running: Choose Your Fitness Routine… Read More »Glossary C

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Back muscles Barefoot Training – Training without shoes to improve foot strength and mobility. Core Strength: Engage Your Abs in Dance Walking (Strengthen Your Core)… Read More »Glossary B

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Abdominal breathing A breathing technique that involves using the diaphragm to draw air into the lungs during dance walking. Beginners’ Guide: Tips to Start Dance… Read More »Glossary A