Zumba is a dance-oriented workout that ensures that the exercise doesn’t have to be boring. In Zumba, you do salsa, mambo, squats, twists, hip-hops, and samba- in short, you have fun with high energy levels. Zumba was developed in the 1990s by a Colombian choreographer Alberto “Beto” Perez.
Around 15 million people follow Zumba as their fitness mantra in 180 countries in the world. Zumba being a group activity, increases the chances of social interaction and is a fun cardio workout.
Let’s have a look at the benefits of Zumba.
Zumba provides a large calorie burn through aerobic activity done with various interval training. It is cardio and cardio burns fat. A one hour Zumba a day burns about 500-1000 calories. This cardio workout involves jumping, sliding, dancing, high intensity movements, and squatting.
Zumba is all about letting go of your inhibitions and loosening up. This unique mix of physical exercise, mental concentration, and social interaction is connected with music. This workout being unparalleled boosts your energy, and increases confidence. It is the best yo to de-stress yourself and be anxiety-free.
Tones The Body
Zumba is a cardio workout with resistance training that shapes your body. Also, it sculpts your body like nothing else.
With Zumba, you would master the art of coordination just after a few classes. It costs coordination skills that are essential and important because when you get older, you tend to lose a bit of your balance.
Complete Body Workout
From foot to arms, Zumba provides full body workout. It stretches the calves and ankles with increasing footwork strength, plus warming up the upper body. You might feel sore after your first-day class, especially around abs, hips, and butts.
So, if you are looking for a complete body workout, then do sign up with your nearest Zumba class.