Read Related: 10 Apps to Keep You FitHip Hop Abs • You’re probably noticing a trend here—workouts disguised as dance routines. Yes, they are much more fun than circuit training, but I admit that I also like pretending I am at a hot dance club working these moves wearing some great outfit and killer shoes. However, after trying to hang with Shaun T and his crew in this workout, it was apparent that I had lost a few shakes or never had them. But it kept me challenged and entertained. And what Shaun T lacks in his Will Smith impression, he by far compensates with his six pack—ladies, it is ridiculous.
Core Rhythms • I ordered this because I thought it could not only tighten up my mid-section, but improve my Latin dance form—indeed, it has done both. International dance champions Jaana Kunitz and Julia Powers take you through salsa, merengue, samba, and rumba-inspired sequences. You have to focus on isolating each movement to feel the burn, and I wear wrist weights to up the intensity, but I don’t have to suck in my stomach anymore.