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The (Not So) Secret Diary Of A Pole and Aerial Hoop Beginner – Week Five – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

The (Not So) Secret Diary Of A Pole and Aerial Hoop Beginner – Week Five Week Five – Pole I think I finally followed Hannah’s warm up correctly! It only took five weeks and an insane amount of concentration, but I feel comfortable now. After a little conditioning, we started on our first new move of the session, Forearm Climb. After learning the basic Pole Climb the previous couple of weeks, this didn’t feel quite so intimidating at the start.…

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THE (NOT SO) SECRET DIARY OF A POLE AND AERIAL HOOP BEGINNER – WEEK FOUR – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

THE (NOT SO) SECRET DIARY OF A POLE AND AERIAL HOOP BEGINNER – WEEK FOUR Week Four – Pole After our usual warm up with Hannah (I think I am 99% there now!), we launched into our lesson. We revisited the Chair Spin from last week. Originally, I hadn’t found this too hard, but ‘polishing’ it up to ensure I had the correct hand placement, a good form and pointed toes was a little challenging. Hannah then moved us on…

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The (not so) secret diary of a pole and aerial hoop beginner – Week Three – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

The (not so) secret diary of a pole and aerial hoop beginner – Week Three Week Three – Pole After sustaining a little muscle pull in my last pole class, I couldn’t wait to get back in the studio and try again. This time around, everything went much better! Hannah checked with all attendees for new injuries that she should be aware of then warmed as all up as usual. Honestly, I’m getting better at following the warm-up, but I’m…

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The (not so) secret diary of a pole and aerial hoop beginner – Week Two – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

The (not so) secret diary of a pole and aerial hoop beginner – Week Two Week Two – Pole After my first pole class, I couldn’t wait to get back to the studio and start training with Hannah again! All through the weekend before I had been thinking about it and making sure I remembered everything I had learnt from week one. 19:30 rolled around on Monday and I was ready to get back to it! As usual, we warmed…

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The Economist 1843: Are You Man Enough To Pole Dance – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

The Economist 1843: Are You Man Enough To Pole Dance Pole-dancing has a problem with men. And not the one you’re thinking. What began as circus sideshow performed by women in the 1920s, found its seedier side in the 1960s and took off as a fitness fad in the noughties is now on its way to becoming a sport. But before the International Olympic Committee will recognise it, “pole”, as its acolytes prefer to call it, needs to attract more…

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THE (NOT SO) SECRET DIARY OF A POLE AND AERIAL HOOP BEGINNER – WEEK ONE – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

THE (NOT SO) SECRET DIARY OF A POLE AND AERIAL HOOP BEGINNER – WEEK ONE Week One – Pole Ok, so I was super excited and nervous to attend my first pole class, but as soon as I stepped into the studio, that all melted away, everyone made me feel incredibly welcome (I was the only guy attending the class and felt a bit intimidated, everyone else looked very confident and like they’d been doing pole for a while). We…

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YouBeauty: How Pole Dancing Can Benefit Your Physical and Mental Health – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

YouBeauty: How Pole Dancing Can Benefit Your Physical and Mental Health If the movie Hustlers hasn’t inspired you enough to try out pole dancing, maybe this article will. Pole dancing has become a prevalent form of exercise and is anything but easy. J-Lo had to go through intense pole dancing training for her role on Hustlers (which makes sense that her body is incredible) and said that the exercise was extremely challenging on both her mind and body. So, what…

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

Welcome to the International Pole Convention : Recently, the University of Kansas issued an apology to anyone who may have been offended by Snoop Dogg’s performance Oct. 4 at “Late Night in the Phog” to close out the celebration for its college preseason.The athletic director for the Jayhawks, Jeff Long, released the following apology:“We apologize to anyone who was offended by the Snoop Dogg performance at Late Night. We made it clear to the entertainers’ managers that we expected a…

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