Say Yes To Zumba!
Workout? Nah Nah..it's fun and dance and music. With Zumba, it's about grooving to the Latin American beats. It's much like a social setting with clapping hands and an occasional woohoo instead of the grunts of the instructors at a gym or a Cross Fit class.
Zumba is one of the best ways to get hooked on to exercising. Read on to discover its fabulous benefits which may amaze you…
1) Full body workout
Zumba is a fitness class. Alongside dancing, it touches on every muscle and joint of the body, from the neck and shoulders down to the thighs, calves and knees. You have a post work-out feel after you're done with your zumba class.
2) Improves your heart rate
The fast beats used for Zumba will naturally, make you want to move to its beats. The songs play 145 beats per minute which makes you achieve your target heart rate much faster than a usual gym workout. It also, builds endurance which makes your body stronger and enables you to exercise for longer periods.
3) Improves your respiratory system
Since, it involves fast moving exercises, it increases the amount of oxygen you take in during a high intensity event. The fast paced movements thus, makes your lungs stronger and improves your cardiovascular respiratory system.
4) Burns a large amount of calories
A Zumba session burns around 600 to 1000 calories for an average person. From a fast merengue beats to a slow moving lunges session, the classes provide intervals of intensity in both, music and movements.
5) It boosts your mood
Zumba is a social activity. It's not only a workout session, but it is also your platform for exposure to fun environment where you can make new friends to chill over the weekend. The fast beats will boost your mood after a bad day at work alongside, burning those layers of fat on your tummy.
6) It's for everyone
Zumba is for everyone. From kids to your grand parents, from teenagers to your uncles and aunts, everyone can join in to cheer and motivate each other during the workout sessions.
Join Zumba to feel those happy vibes and permanent joy that fills the room. Work out the cool way..like never before.
Video Credits: Francesca Maria dance
Photo Credits: Calgary Zumba