Technology is advancing by leaps and bounds in the world today. It has made life simple and easy to a great extent. However, we often tend to look over, or sometimes even ignore after realization, the ill effects technology has brought about. Lack of fitness, obesity, and laziness are some of the major health issues or problems that the rapidly advancing world is facing today.
Zumba a mode of fun and exercise:
Sanity still exists in this world and the majority of the people are working towards their good health. Some do it out of passion while some out of compulsion. However, if fun and exercised were combined together, a major share of the masses would be motivated to exercise or work out and thus lead a healthy life. Zumba dance classes are one such work out the exercise which inculcates fun, joy and cheer into exercise so as to provide both, good health as well as recreation for the people.
Created by the Columbian dancer and choreographer Alberto Beto Perez, Zumba is a fitness program that involves different acrobatic dance moves performed on energy-filled music. This energetic music is a mixture obtained from different dance styles including some very well-known ones like salsa, flamenco, hip-hop, and reggaeton. People of all age groups can adopt Zumba as a fitness program. The intensity, exertion, and duration, however, differs from person to person and from age to age. The young members of the society or the youth, with no health issues, can afford to undergo intense training and exercise for longer durations whereas the elder members of the society and those who suffer from cardiovascular problems or joint pains should refrain from exerting their body to over a particular limit.
Health benefits of Zumba
Zumba has several benefits or good effects. Firstly, Zumba is a good recreational activity that helps an individual refresh his or her mind along with the body. It is a fun-filled activity that brings about joy and satisfaction. It helps an individual lose weight, thereby toning the body and improving health. Zumba, like most other exercises, also helps keep the bones strong and maintain flexibility. It can either be a group dance or an individual activity that one performs. Group Zumba helps improve coordination and timing amongst different people. It helps an individual lose weight quickly but if discontinued, it leads to weight gain at the same pace as well. Hence, regularity needs to be maintained.
Zumba is an activity that nobody must shy away from. One must look at it from an exercise point of view and adopt it, if advisable according to his or her health and age factor. A healthy body is beneficial to a large extent. Truly, a healthy body and a healthy mind is the secret to a happy, long life.