Zumba has been called “exercise in disguise” as you can burn up to 1,000 calories an hour. You can dance your way to a tighter and fitter body with this total body workout that will tone your shoulders, arms, abs, waist, hips, legs, thighs and butt. This video shows you some basic Zumba steps.
More About Zumba
- Zumba fitness is an effective interval-style, full-body workout with built-in variety. Zumba classes are entertaining, which means you are busy burning calories and getting fit while enjoying the fun of Latin dancing.
- Research suggests that Zumba is a highly effective workout. It is good for core strengthening and flexibility because there are lots of hip and core movements.
- It doesn’t seem to matter what fitness level you’re at as Zumba workouts are at a level recommended for improving cardio health, so fit people and less-fit people are going to get an equally good workout.
- You can burn an average of 369 calories per class, so it is a good choice if you are looking to drop a few pounds or maintain your current weight level.