16 Nov, 2016
Do you ever wish you could party all the time and still be healthy? Well, now you can! With Zumba. For those who thought exercising meant drudgery, go for Zumba! A combination of Latin and International dance form, Zumba doesn’t even makes you feel like you are exercising. It is one of the best and fun way to exercise. Check out some of the best health benefits of Zumba to motivate you further. Calorie loss: On an average Zumba helps you lose anywhere between 600 to 1000 calories in a class. Full body workout- Zumba offers a full body workout. From heart health, to head and shoulders, even foot, this exercise touches almost every muscle and joint, making it an ideal full body workout. Better coordination – Since, it is an elegant dance form, you can definitely work on improving your coordination, even those with two left feet. Better Mood- Zumba, being a dance form helps you be happy. Join a Zumba class to elevate your mood and get rid of stress. Get exercising –Since, Zumba doesn’t feel like exercising, you can get hooked on it easily making you fit and healthy. What are you waiting for? Put on your dancing shoes and get, set, Zumba!
17 Nov, 2016
Top Tips for Zumba Class Newbies If you have ever been motivated to workout but has always chickened out at the last minute because you felt that it was too difficult or not fun, you should give Zumba a try! Zumba feels more dancing like than a workout! But make no mistake – Zumba is a serious workout, it’s just that it feels like fun! It is a fusion of International music combined with Latin dance form and makes a heady concoction of heart-pumping cardio workout. Check out some of the best tips to help you get started at Zumba The first thing that you need to learn is to go to a Zumba class with an open mind. When you are having fun, it’s not only good for your body but for your mind as well. Dress in comfortable clothes that can handle sweats easily. Also wear sneakers supporting dance movements. The Zumba dance is more towards side to side and pivot, instead of front to back. So, wear shoes that support those movements, like dance sneakers, running shoes with no tread, etc. Start out with a once or twice a week to build strength and endurance. As Zumba is a cardio workout, balance it with strength training, stretching and rest. If you are on a weight loss mission, Zumba is a great and fun exercise to incorporate in your routine. However, ensure that you are taking proper diet and nutrition with strength straining and Zumba to see best results! What are you waiting for! Take out your dancing shoes and Zumba!