If you need some positive energy and a quick cardio workout, look no further. This 15-minute dance workout from Kukuwa Fitness is a fun, powerful, no-impact calorie burner that'll get you sweating and smiling. The view count is proof: posted in April, the workout already has over 2.5 million views!
Led by Kukuwa Kyereboah-Nuamah, CEO of Kukuwa Fitness, ACE-certified fitness professional, and professor of African dance and culture, the workout takes you around the continent, featuring dance styles from Malawi, Mali, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Nigeria. You'll be moving and dancing the whole time, with exercises that combine squats, punches, and kicks, all in step with the powerful beats. "KUKUWA African Dance Workout is not only a workout, it's an education and journey," says the brand's website, which adds that each workout has moves that work "your arms, waist, legs and hips to a blend of Central, East, South, West, and North African rhythms."
This workout takes you from warm-up to cooldown, so all you have to do is throw on your comfy clothes, hit play, and get moving. Watch the full workout above! (PS: More Kukuwa Fitness workouts are available on the brand's YouTube channel and website.)