High-impact aerobics is a very energetic form of exercise which features lots of movements that lift you off the ground: jumping, hopping and jogging. High impact aerobics is not for the faint-hearted as it is more tedious than Low Impact aerobics.It can also be hard on your joints, so this is not a good class for anyone with weak joints. Because it's so energetic, a high-impact class will make your body release endorphins and serotonin, which will make you feel really refreshed, energized and happy afterwards!
High-impact aerobic dance workouts elevate your heart rate, burn calories, and build strength and stamina. Regular workouts can lead to increase endurance and a higher overall fitness level. Depending on the moves you use, high-impact aerobic dance workouts can strengthen and tone your legs, arms, core muscles and buttocks with its kicking, leaping, jumping and hopping.
Because dancing is a weight-bearing activity, it helps improve your bone density, overall muscle strength, balance and coordination. It can also elevate your energy level, mood, increase your confidence and reduce stress. Choreographed dance moves and music add variety and inspiration. The benefits of high-impact aerobics over low-impact aerobics are a higher calorie burn and higher heart rate.