How many calories are burned in a Zumba workout?
Workouts can vary in intensity, and calorie burn from a Zumba session depends on an individual’s weight, fitness level and muscle composition. During an hour long session you can expect to burn anywhere from 300 to 600 calories depending on the intensity of your Zumba class.
What can I expect from a Zumba workout?
The Zumba program claims to be an effective, easy to follow, calorie burning dance workout – so if the Latin beats don’t get your feet tapping we don’t know what will!
Zumba Tharak Dance Academy generally last about an hour, and consist of a combination of Latin American dances, hip-hop, belly dancing and other dance styles.
Zumba instructors are licensed and each will tailor their own fitness routine, keeping to the fundamentals of Zumba to provide a strong aerobic and muscular workout. The whole body moves in a Zumba class, helping to burn fat and build lean muscle.
As with any organised exercise, make sure that the instructor is fully qualified to teach Zumba and that they comply with Health & Safety regulations to ensure you get the best from your workout.
What are the benefits of a Zumba exercise workout?
Zumba keeps motivation peaked with a catchy soundtrack, plus you get the opportunity to try the moves you’ve secretly always wanted to have a go at!
Music is naturally the main ingredient to Zumba classes and helps to move the workout from one toning, strengthening move to another, targeting every major muscle group in the body.The routines feature interval training sessions which are currently recognised as one of the best ways to burn fat.