Want to get fit while having fun? Zumba makes that possible!

This popular fitness program has been used around the world by different age groups, genders, and cultures. People flock to gyms to experience this fitness program which aims to help you get fit while having fun. What could be more fun than dancing to your favourite song and losing calories in the process? If you are interested in starting Zumba, read our guide on Zumba and it’s many health benefits before you register for your first class.

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What is Zumba?

Zumba is an aerobic fitness program which features Latin American dance movements. Its routine incorporates resistance training and interval training in an alternation of slow and fast rhythm.

Benefits of Zumba

  1. Effective calorie and fat-burning method. Zumba is known to be an effective calorie-burner method. During one session you can lose 600 to 1000 calories.
  2. It is a full body workout. Zumba requires full body movement from the neck and shoulders down to the calves and ankles. It involves every muscle and joint which guarantees balanced toning and sculpting of the body.
  3. It gets you excited about working out. Since Zumba is fun and just like dancing, it is easy to get excited about getting fit. It entirely changes your idea about working out as you experience enjoyment instead of discomfort or boredom.
  4. It is open for everyone. Whether you are good at dancing or not, Zumba is suitable for you. The simple and easy movements mean that you do not need to feel intimidated. Everybody is there to have fun, lose some weight, and get fit!

With all the health and recreational benefits of zumba, what else are you waiting for? Sign up to a Fitness First gym of your preference and start Zumba fitness dance to kick start your day!