Cross Training

Welcome to the International Pole Convention : – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Welcome to the International Pole Convention : After spending 12 days in a psych ward, coming back to pole was bittersweet. While I was excited to be able to dance and see my pole fam again, my aerial related anxiety wasn’t completely worked through. My mental state was more stable, but I was back to my regular feelings of weakness, fear, and self-consciousness. No matter how much I love aerial, I often think to myself, “Why bother,” or “I’ll never…

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Can spinning make you a better runner? – Running Fitness Article

Can spinning make you a better runner? SPINNING is a high-energy, high intensity indoor cycling workout that is great for fitness, not to mention being fantastic fun. But can it make you a better runner? There’s no escaping the fact that to be a better runner, you have to run. Most of your training needs to include running specific sessions that are focused on achieving your running goals whether that’s a 5k or a marathon. But incorporating a regular spin…

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Learning to swim (AGAIN) – The Fat Girls’ Guide To Running – Running Fitness Article

Learning to swim (AGAIN) – The Fat Girls’ Guide To Running Can you remember when or how you learned to swim? I can’t really. I guess it would have been in East Ham Baths back in the early 80s…an old red brick building which has long since been knocked down and turned into a snazzy something or other. I can still remember the hot buttery toast in the cafe and the exhaustion afterwards. I can’t remember any of the swimming…

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Improve Your Balance With These Moves – Women’s Running – Running Fitness Article

“> This challenge is all about balance exercises. The task is to walk from one end of a narrow surface to the other without looking down, walk backward to the starting point, then finally walk to the middle of your imaginary “balance beam,” squat down as low as you can, and rise back up to standing. After you’ve mastered this, do it all again with your eyes closed. Muscles worked: Balance work strengthens your hip stabilizer muscles, including your glutes…

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