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Question: Zumba is a well-known dance fitness method. For those in Abu Dhabi who are unsure what Zumba is can you please explain.
Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance classes. Each Zumba class in Abu Dhabi usually last between 60-90 minutes.
With Zumba, a workout isn’t even a workout, so if you don’t like the gym maybe this is the class for you…
It’s a fun, social dance party – with exercise being the biggest perk!
On average in a Zumba class are 6000 to 8000 steps and high levels of caloric expenditure.
Zumba music is fast, upbeat and contagious, so you can’t help but keep moving and all the time you will burn lots of calories.
Zumba is by far one of the best ways to get your friends in on your “exercise routine.
Workouts don’t have to be a chore. In fact, workouts don’t have to feel like workouts at all when you’re in a Zumba class.
Question: Many men and women in Abu Dhabi are looking to try body slimming exercise methods. As a Zumba coach in Abu Dhabi why do you think Zumba would help?
Zumba is one best exercise for burning fat and toning muscles, without being bored in a gym.
You can lose up to 800 calories in one class, reduce stress.
By doing Zumba you can work to build lean muscle mass and get your body familiar with calorie burning, this will boost your metabolism which will help you achieve your weight loss goals.
Question: How does Zumba dance fitness classes or 1-2-1 coaching help with slimming the belly, the thighs and the arms?
In the Zumba class in Abu Dhabi we increase the metabolic rate and burn calories.
So, you can lose a lot of fat, and after the class you still burning calories, because your metabolism is high and working hard after your class.
Zumba is a full body workout, you can see more tone, reduce fat, relieve stress, improve co-ordination, build body awareness,
All the steps help to tone and workout your total body.
Question: If someone is looking for body slimming classes how often do you recommend they do Zumba in Abu Dhabi?
Zumba Fitness founder Beto Perez recommends starting with 20 minutes of Zumba three times a week if you are new fitness.
Over time try to build up to 60-minute sessions at least three times a week.
Listen to your body and when you’re ready increase the duration of your classes
Whatever gets you moving is good, and if it keeps you coming back because you enjoy it, even better.
Question: Can you give an example of some ‘Zumba Moves’ that help with body slimming and explain how and why they help?
We have many exercises but one example is the squat we do during the dance, with your heart rate high, so you slimming your body, and tone.
All together in the same class. And of course. Have fun!
Zumba, whether on a 1-2-1 basis with a PT or as part of a Zumba class in Dubai or Abu Dhabi provides many different health and fitness benefits, you’ll have some fun too!