Cross Training

5 TIPS TO MOTIVATE YOUR HOME WORKOUT – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

5 TIPS TO MOTIVATE YOUR HOME WORKOUT I absolutely HATE working out from home. Home is the place to rest, recover, and sleep. So far the corona virus quarantine has made me so physically, mentally and emotionally fatigued that I had a brain scan and even the technician said I was tired. But, it’s been less than two weeks and this quarantine is indefinite, so I must find a way to keep my gainz progressing at home. Different motivation techniques…

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Using Gymnastics To Protect Your Body Against Pole Dancing Injuries – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Using Gymnastics To Protect Your Body Against Pole Dancing Injuries Pole dancing is a fantastic way to stay fit, but it does bring with it a heightened risk of injury. In a study conducted by the University of Zielona Gora in Poland, researchers found that 36.7% of pole dancers will face an injury within the first two years, and 80% will sustain a chronic injury from pole dancing. This is higher than in most other casual-level sports. One of the best ways…

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How To Conquer Your Handstand Step By Step – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

How To Conquer Your Handstand Step By Step 0 Have you been wondering how to handstand? Are you struggling with wrist pain, a mental block, fear of handstands or just trying to hold your handstand for longer? Today, I’m here to share a secret sauce that has absolutely transformed the way I train my free standing handstands. It’s also made a huge difference to my pole handstands too as a result! Even if you already have a bad…

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Why Runners Should Cross Train – Running Fitness Article

Why Runners Should Cross Train Cross Training is a valuable tool then can aid athlete’s in getting their best performance. It is the action or practice of engaging in multiple sports or training practices in order to improve fitness or performance in one’s main sport (1). Runner’s in particular can often utilise cross-training to provide numerous benefits to their running performance. Let’s go through why cross-training can be a useful additional to one’s training. 1. Improved Fitness Markers Cross-training can…

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

Welcome to the International Pole Convention : During an intense pole dancing session, your heart rate can reach a peak value of 96% of the maximal estimated heart rate (HRmax) and a peak breathing rate of 37 bpm, according to a study published in The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. The researchers concluded that this performing art places “ heavy physiological and physical demands” on dancers, which indicates that they should make cardio a priority. If you really want to know…

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Episode 213: Ann Mazur – Lindsey Hein – Running Fitness Article

Episode 213: Ann Mazur – Lindsey Hein If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | Ann Mazur just qualified for the Olympic Trials in the marathon at CIM! She was a part of a really special group of woman who will never forget that day or that finish line.  If you are anything like me you have been obsessing over…

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Best Cross Training for Runners: What, When and Why You Must! – Running Fitness Article

Best Cross Training for Runners: What, When and Why You Must! Cross training for runners used to be something that you only saw occasionally on a training plan for someone as they worked in to more mileage. Which was perfect for our mentality…  I just want to run. My life is busy and if it comes down to my run or strength training, I’m always going to run! I hate the gym. Admit it, at least one of statements have…

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

Welcome to the International Pole Convention : A couple months ago I was attempting a new trick on the lyra by myself. Before I knew it, I was stuck, spinning really fast, upside down, with my legs tangled all around the spanset.  I couldn’t let go of my hands because I knew I would fall. So, before I panicked, I took a deep breath and analyzed the situation. I went slow, stayed calm and focused as tried several variations on…

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Cardio Alternatives To Running: 14 Different Ways to Cross-Train – Running Fitness Article

Cardio Alternatives To Running: 14 Different Ways to Cross-Train Home » Beginners » Cardio Alternatives To Running: 14 Different Ways to Cross-Train For those of us who are runners, we like to run. If we have a choice of what kind of physical exercise we’d like to do, we’ll pick running every time. Sometimes, though, due to injuries, wanting to mix it up, or trying to get a friend involved, we have to do something different.…

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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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My Injury and What Didn’t Help – Salty Running – Running Fitness Article

My Injury and What Didn’t Help – Salty Running I’m a runner who currently cannot run. I’m on a rehabilitation journey to correct the hip impingement and subsequent sciatic nerve pain that has kept me from the activities that I love, and I want to share what I’m learning along the way. How I Got Hurt: December 2017 The onset of my “injury” is still frustratingly unclear; it began not due to an acute incident but more as a nagging…

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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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