If you have trouble staying on an elliptical machine for more than five minutes or think that the gym is a boring, sweaty place filled with meatheads, you might want to try the Can-Can.

The 19th-century dance is making a comeback in Britain as an intense aerobic workout that firms your legs, nether quarters and gut. Plus, you get to wear a skirt and work out. How delightfully old-timey!

If moves from the 1800s just aren't your thing, you can try something a little more modern and exotic.

In the United States, women are flocking to studios to learn Bollywood-style dancing as well.

Who wouldn't want their exercise routine to include pretending to be a princess beckoning a young man through dance? You too can be an Indian movie star -- in your own mind, at least.