Let's dance! Fun ways to get you moving more
Kick a few of the most common activity myths to the kerb and replace them with one of these truths and strategies that’ll help you get your body in motion. Ready, set...dance!
1. Truth: fun wins
Activity doesn’t have to feel like work. Do what you enjoy and you’ll be more likely to stick with it. Love to dance? Go for it!
2. Truth: Activity adds up
You don’t need a whole sweaty hour of exercise. Every bit of movement counts – so take your partner for a spin round the living room. It all counts.
3. Truth: you don’t need a specialist class or fancy equipment
You can hit your activity goals just by going for a boogie with the girls after work.
4. Truth: you can start where you are today
It’s better to begin with a doable activity and work your way up. Switch on the radio while you’re cooking and start dancing – anything that gets your heart rate up helps.
5. Truth: Activity is about more than weight
The benefits go way beyond the scales. Want a better mood, sounder sleep and lower risk of heart diseases? Two words: just dance!