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Greg Lohan

Does Zumba Live Up to the Hype?

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Does Zumba Live Up to the Hype?

Everyone seems to love fad workouts. P90X, Intensity, Pilates, etc. all go through cycles of getting people on board with them. The latest crazy is Zumba. Zumba is dance workout placed with popular music and cardio dance moves. It feels great at the time and men and women are both invited to participate. There’s also been a ton of hearsay that it burns up to 900 calories per hour of dance. That’s not a bad number at all. But is it true? With all of the hype around Zumba, it’s hard to tell if it’s worth it. If you’re not sure whether you want to Zumba, consider this: Calorie Burn The big one, how many calories does it actually burn? The average is anywhere between 500-800 per hour at a class. This is if you’re going hard and actually following the steps. Some believe that it’s all water weight that […]

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