We are now into the second half of the Ultimate Zumba Challenge! And the competition is certainly heating up – as are the competitors I’m sure.
And although it is week five it was a week of firsts!
It is the first time in a long time that one of our competitors has weighed less than 80kg, while another has reached her goal of being under 100kg for the first time in quite a while.
And it isn’t just ‘weight-related firsts’ as one challenger wore a dress to work for the first time and another received a ‘wolf whistle’ from a young man driving past in a car.
Another challenger is off her anti-depressant medication for PND for the first time. Her doctor told her that her “attitude and outlook have changed dramatically since starting the Zumba challenge”
Anyway – let’s just check in to see how some of our challengers have gone this week!
Hagrid can’t believe that it is week five already – “thanks to everyone who has supported me thus far, very very much appreciate it,” ahe says.
Anewme has noticed that she’s lost something: “I am losing my bum. My bum, that’s right my bum, I have never been able to lose from my bum like I am now. I put it down to the Rush DVD.”
Angenrod is also loving the Rush DVD. “My bubba isn’t being so co-operative lately, so “Rushing” to do a workout has come in really handy. I still feel like I’ve done an adequate workout for the day.”
LunaLovegood is loving the Zumba toning sticks –especially as they rattle! “The thing I love about them is the rattling. While this could be perceived as annoying (just ask Mr Lovegood what he thinks of them), I like the rattling … it distracts me from the burn of my muscles and I strive to keep in rhythm so there is no slowing down for me.”
You can read more from all of the Zumba challengers in the Zumba Challenge diaries.
You can also read our Zumba Challenge: Meet the Challengers blog post which has links to each of the challengers’ individual diaries as well as some background info on them.
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Keep up the awesome work!!