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Does Zumba Fitness Really Work?

Zumba Fitness is a series of workout videos that provides easy to follow step by step latin dance routines which aims to provide a total body workout for men and women. The program intends to help individuals burn more fat, sculpt and tone the body while having fun at the same time.  The Zumba Fitness was developed by Beto Perez, a celebrity fitness trainer in Colombia. Each Zumba Fitness package includes: Beginners/Principiantes DVD which provides a workout routine for starters, Advanced/Avanzado DVD which teaches routines for a total body workout. Uses salsa, Soca, meringue and flamenco rhythms, Power/Rapido DVD which uses famous latin hits as your music and Abs, Buns, and Thighs/ Abdominales, Gluteos y Pierna DVD which can help you tone problem areas.

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I bought Zumba after my 6th child. I thought I was fairly fit because I’d kept cross-training through my pregnancy but Zumba sessions suggested otherwise. So glad I bought it because it’s a lot of fun, I don’t have to go anywhere, my kids think I’m funny to watch LOL. I’m much more aerobically fit now, which is great for someone with asthma for me. I need all the help I can get building strong lungs. If I don’t have much time, I can do the quick 20 min workout. If I have more, the sculpt & tone 50 min workout is brilliant. I mostly do it for 30 mins cos that’s plenty of perspiration (esp. as I’m pregnant again with no. 7). Which brings me to another point – hubby loves the fit look. I’m not as skinny as the Zumba trainers but I’m toned, smaller & feel healthy. NB. 20-30 mins on my cross trainer is my alternative workout so Zumba is not a be-all-end-all solution to fitness but it is a hugely satisfying workout in itself.

April 11th, 2011
Auckland, NZ
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