Dancing is an excellent exercise to keep fit, improve health and lose weight. It is one of the best aerobic activities that exist, promoting fat burning while we had fun. It requires significant energy expenditure, so it can help you lose weight or keep our ideal weight, but for that we combine dancing with proper diet.
If you are looking for a workout routine to slim the waist and eliminate love handles, dance can be the solution! It is an excellent low – impact cardiovascular exercise (not damage your joints) and to be fun, you can do it for a long time without getting tired.
Zumba dance has Colombian origin that has become popular worldwide. Between 500 and 800 calories may be lost within an hour depending on the intensity and weight of the person who practices it.
Founded in the mid-1990s by fitness instructor Alberto Perez, the Zumba website says that 12 million people of all sizes, shapes and ages take Zumba classes in over 110,000 locations in 125 countries.
Perez accidentally discovered Zumba when he forgot to bring his traditional aerobics music to a class one day. He improvised with his own mix of music tapes in his backpack, which included salsa and merengue music he grew up. The program Latin-inspired dance allows the music move you with its energizing, but easy to follow movements.
Although the website does not mention a specific number of calories burned, the American Council on Exercise, says that 160 pounds burns 500 calories an hour of salsa, which is a part of Zumba