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  • Zumba Fitness Review – Why I love Berto’s Zumba Sculpt

    Zumba Fitness is a great workout. It is a wonderful alternative to jogging and other boring exercises. Zumba is especially beneficial if you want to learn Latin dances, like Flamenco and Salsa.

    April 13, 2014 | Related: ,

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    Benefits of Zumba Fitness

    I didn’t go to a Zumba class. Rather, I just purchased Zumba Fitness DVD to try it out.

    Zumba Fitness Review – Why I love Berto’s Zumba Sculpt

    When I first played the DVD, I witnessed that Berto, the creator of Zumba, was full of vigor making me feel thrilled too. Unlike Zumba classes, my room wasn’t packed with other fitness enthusiasts. It was just me and my dog. But Berto and his companions (instructors) were inspiring and motivating that I had no choice but to get up and start shaking my hips to Latin and hip-hop beats.

    I thought Zumba fitness was a lame program. But I was wrong.

    After the session ended, I was sweating profusely and smiling like an idiot. From there, I realized that dancing could be fun, productive and useful in burning calories.

    That’s why, it has become a part of my exercise routine. When I get bored of jogging/running, swimming and playing badminton/tennis, I turn to Zumba.

    Zumba Fitness DVD

    One of the DVDs of Zumba that I have in my possession is Sculpt. It features a 45-minute session of fun workout.

    Zumba Sculpt includes hip-hop, salsa, cumbia (for triceps and biceps), belly dancing (targets the core and back), samba, flamenco, reggaeton, and African beats.

    Benefits of Zumba Fitness DVD

    Includes a variety of workouts

    The amount of workouts is impressive. And the dances featured are exceptional. At the end of the session, you’ll feel like you’re ready to dance to different Latin beats and show your moves to Ricky Martin or Enrique Iglesias.

    Easy to learn

    The DVD includes Learn It version. In this part, you will have Tanya and other instructors to teach you step-by-step on how to carry out salsa, flamenco, etc.

    Involves high-energy

    Each beat is of high-energy, thereby, boosting your interest and oomph to complete the entire session.

    Motivates to move

    Each step is fun so you will be motivated to try it out and start dancing.

    Should you opt for DVD or Zumba class?

    If you have time to go to a Zumba class and join a group of enthusiasts, then a Zumba class can be a better option. However, if you love to dance but only at the privacy of your own home, then grabbing the Zumba DVD is a better choice.

    Zumba is fun. This is great if you want your workout to be more like a party than a chore.

    Is it great for weight loss?

    Definitely. A 45-minute Zumba session can already help you burn around 300 calories.  

    After each session, you’ll feel great and full of energy. But because it burns hundreds of calories, you need to rehydrate yourself during and after working out. I drink water (or protein shake) after each dance. It’s a great workout for beginners, intermediate and advanced exercisers.

    Try it.

    You can thank me later.

    About the author

    Janey Danes Janey Danes started her career as a part-time article writer, editor and proofreader in 2008. She specializes in topics related to health, travel, technology, family, and spiritual life. Danes is a licensed medical technologist and she holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology. She is also a contributor to Travel Philippines | Entertainment and Medical Technology Avenue. You can also find her on Google+.

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