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How effective is Zumba in burning calories?

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There are several different kinds of Zumba classes, from Aqua Zumba workouts to classes like Zumba Toning that incorporate weights for additional calorie burning and strength training. There are even Zumba classes for kids.

Working up a sweat in the 60-minute classes burns an average of 369 calories -- more than cardio kickboxing or step aerobics. You’ll get a great cardio workout that melts fat, strengthens your core, and improves flexibility.

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on May 30, 2018
Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on May 30, 2018

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