One of the most astonishing workout trends to ever hit the public is that of Zumba. Zumba is a combination of aerobics and dance, usually to the pounding rhythms of the music from South America or the Caribbean.
Zumba practitioners get together in classes led by an instructor and all engage in a group dance choreographed by the instructor. It’s more of a dance party than exercise, but the intensity of the dance routines is nothing short of amazing.
Some people don’t see it that way because they have a preconception that exercise should be boring and tedious. Not so with Zumba. Zumba’s high impact dance routines equal those of any high energy music video or Broadway dance routine. Add to that it is done with a group of like minded enthusiasts, and you have an exercise regimen more festive than most holiday parades.
Zumba is a combination of aerobics and dance, usually to the pounding rhythms of the music from South America or the Caribbean.
It burns lots of calories so a nutritional diet and physician’s guidance are must do’s before undertaking the regimen. Another plus is that Zumba makes one sweat. That sweat is carrying toxins out of the body at a considerable rate thus requiring the vitamins and minerals to help regulate the body and promote repair.
Benefits include a vibrant cardiovascular system, fat loss, metabolic increase and equilibrium, breath control, and toned muscles to name a few. Millions of people are lining up around the world to partake in Zumba classes and facilities and instructors are joining the momentum at an alarming rate. It’s because the results can be seen the fist week, and people of all ages can join in.
Seniors love the fun and music. Younger people enjoy the fun and music. New bands are arising to produce more Zumba music and some have become international stars. Not all Zumba classes are the same as popularity has several less than professional classes springing up. Do some research and find one that can accommodate you in a professional manner.
So if one is looking for a workout that will test one’s mettle, then Zumba is the cheerful and merry way to get in shape.