Dance, particularly Zumba, as a fitness exercise has become a global phenomenon and has enormous health benefits for those who partake in it.
Zumba has become a mainstay on some of the modern gyms, offices, schools and hotels who are responding to travellers’ needs.
Many travellers turn to Zumba to keep up with their fitness routines while they are away from their homes and cannot be in sync with their fitness schedules.
And to respond to this demand, Speke Resort and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort have introduced Zumba fitness classes every Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 pm.
To those people who are usually busy during weekdays, the classes will also be conducted on Saturday at 9 am at a fee of Shs20, 000 per person each day.
Zumba is a fun activity and the experts say people who participate in Zumba are usually happy and control their stress levels.
Why you should Zumba?
Zumba Fitness is a cardio-dance workout that uses music and choreographed steps to form a fitness party atmosphere - dance. Zumba is one of the most fun and versatile fitness crazes to come along in a long time.
The high-and low-intensity intervals make Zumba an excellent cardio workout. The credentials of this exercise are the same for both men and women.
This dance form is basically used as a cardio exercise for health and fitness which basically focus on weight loss purposes.
Besides losing weight, Zumba can help lower your risk of heart disease, reduce your blood pressure and bad cholesterol, and boost your good cholesterol.
While an aerobic based workout program will make you lose weight quicker, you will also gain weight quickly if you stop following a fitness program like Zumba.
With a faster workout program, there is a higher chance of injury by tripping, slipping or falling down or simply spraining a muscle.
It also tones your entire body and brings it to an adorable shape. So you don’t have to worry about your appearance amongst your peers, give Zumba a try.