The cult favorite dance workout, Zumba, recently introduced a new program called STRONG by Zumba, described as a high intensity boot camp class with a musical twist. Instead of grooving to the music as you normally would in Zumba, the STRONG By Zumba program focuses on syncing music to functional strengthening moves. This means in every class the music and exercises work together to help us have a better, more effective workout. By incorporating Synced Music Motivation, the class is designed to motivate us (think of it as having the best workout playlist while hitting burpees) as it creates a way to change our thinking habits to power through a high intensity workout.
Get ready for the fall, ladies, because Lucille Roberts will be introducing STRONG by Zumba to every club location! But before strapping on your sneakers to hit those burpees, this is what you need to know about the program:
- Remember, this is not traditional Zumba. There are burpees, squat jumps, lunges, high knee shuffles and more. These moves are synchronized with beats, reggae, latin, etc., but do not expect to have a bachata dance party.
- Ranging from medium to high intensity, once you give it your all, the class will increase your heart rate in the fat burning zone.
- Compared to Zumba, the footwork is easy to follow so it is not has hard to keep up. However, the moves themselves are harder and require more energy!
Currently you can find classes at these Lucille Roberts locations: Grand Central and Astoria.
We can’t wait to roll out this program to all LR clubs by the fall!