Zumba Your Way into Fitness

 By Neon Teng | Published on June 22, 2022

Zumba Your Way into Fitness

How Zumba Works

Zumba was first introduced in 2001 and it integrates Latin music and dancing to cardio. Latin music such as salsa is used in a group exercise class and the upbeat music & choreographed steps will bring the sweat out of everyone who joined. There are several types of Zumba classes ranging from Aqua Zumba to Zumba Strong.  Aqua Zumba is great is a low-impact exercise for people who are recovering. On the other hand,  Zumba Strong is a body toning focus type of high-intensity bodyweight training that consists of Squats, Burpees, Lunges, and  Pushups.  

Benefits of Zumba

This beginner-friendly exercise is a very accessible form of exercise that can be followed through online classes or at a studio class near you. Here are a few benefits of Zumba if you choose to participate.

Accessibility –  As mentioned, Zumba is very beginner-friendly for all fitness levels and has a widespread availability of programs to fit your specific needs. 

Fun- If you ever get bored of your repeated cardio session that is monotonous, change it up by trying out Zumba. Zumba incorporates dance and great music to allow people to enjoy their workout. 

Improves Coordination – Zumba required your arms and legs to move in different directions according to music and this allows people to train their coordination, especially the older generation that suffer from specific diseases. 

How to Get Started

To get started in Zumba, you could try searching around your neighborhood for classes, and sometimes your gym memberships also offer Zumba classes build-in too !! Alternatively, you could check out the Sihat-Sihat Zumba program !!

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