Most Frequent Injuries at Zumba

14/05/2019

Zumba is a exercise routine that mix different latin rhythms like salsa, merengue, flamenco and bachata only to perform physical activity and lose some weight.

Zumba is a fitness routine that was created at the end of the 90's decade and it is the most popular aerobic dance nowadays.

Benefits & frequent injuries at Zumba.

  • Calorie consumption and fat loss, it could burn up to 800 calories per session.
  • It acts as a corporal tonification due to the exercises & rythym of the music, strengthening arms, legs, buttock and abdomen. 
  • It is a training method that stays as an alternative way of performing sports.
  • It is accesible for all ages and it has different specific routines for all bodies and need.

At zumba the most frequent injuries goes from crambs & muscular tears, inflamation from the bottom of the foot and even ankle or knee sprains, meniscal knee injuries or joint inflammation.

To avoid injuries at practicing zumba is advisable to perform warm-ups, stretches before and after exercise, also you need special footwear so your shoe doesn't stick to the floor so you can perform twists without putting to much effort on your knees.