Zumba (Dance form)

-Master Karthik Suvarna- Std IX

(This article was published in Times NIE, 26th March 2018)

 Today, most of the people are prone to junk food or street food. It is found that people who eat junk food are more likely to gain weight. If you don’t want to gain weight but eat junk food at the same time zumba is a great method to do so. Zumba is one of the most fun and versatile fitness crazes to come along in a long time. Though most Zumba involves high-impact moves like bouncing and jumping, it can be modified to meet your needs.

Zumba targets your core, arms, legs, glutes and back. Zumba is an interval workout. It moves between high- and low-intensity dance moves designed to get your heart rate up and boost cardio endurance. Zumba is the perfect workout to take if you want to get rid of all that stress you accumulate during your everyday. It is definitely the perfect type of workout for all ages because it combines a lot of fun elements, like music and those energetic movements with exercising. It’s also the perfect exercise for the elderly by helping them stay strong and supple. Zumba is also the best way to boost your confidence.

When you do Zumba, you gain awareness of your entire body because there isn’t an inch that doesn’t get attention when you dance. This awareness is great for keeping your progress on track and noticing when certain parts of your body need more attention.