If we lived in a world where time was not an issue, you would do best to attend to each element of fitness: strength, cardio and flexibility. But, unfortunately, most of us don’t have the time to spend 3 hours at the gym every day.
It’s for this exact reason that each Sweaty Chix Fitness format includes all three elements. But what do you do if you can’t attend an SCF class?
In the past, aerobics classes have focused mostly on cardio exercise, and that’s not a bad thing. Cardio is fun, and it’s a great way to get people off the couch and into the gym. The popularity of Zumba ™ and High Fitness ™ is completely understandable. The music pumps you up, and when the endorphins kick in, it’s better than a candy bar and Disneyland™ combined! But if cardio is the only thing that you do, it can have the opposite effect that you desire.
Don’t get me wrong. It strengthens the heart and lungs, improves the immune system and helps...