As you know, the Ideal Protein protocol discourages any kind of intense fitness activity.
As I continue to lose weight I find that I'm wanting to work out more. I guess because my body is feeling so much better and moves with more ease.
On Saturday I had my weekly weigh-in and I gained a 1.2 lbs, but I lost 4 lbs of fat, gained 5.2 lbs of muscle, and my TBW% went up 1.7%. Hmmm..
So I decided to implement some more activity – not too hardcore, but enough to trick my body. I did however eat back calories that I lost during my workout.
I broke out my Zumba dvds – that I've never used and purchased last year – to learn some of the basic moves. There are 24 basic moves. LOL
I put my heart rate monitor on to get a general estimate of calories burned during the basic “training” and then completed the 20 minute quick workout.
Between the basic and 20 minute workout I burned about 325 calories. It actually said I burned about 400, but I'm rounding down a bit just because I know these aren't completely accurate.
Though some of the moves were difficult for me – just because it was fast paced – I think it's something I could learn.
I had fun anyways!
Anybody ever tried Zumba? Leave me a comment below.
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