About Neo

Neo is a pole fitness instructor, personal trainer and fitness writer from Yorkshire, England. A former lawyer, she ditched the pinstripe to pursue her passion for fitness and is now much happier lifting weights and climbing poles. When she's not in the gym, up a pole or writing about fitness, Neo can usually be found rustling up something tasty in the kitchen and/or watching cat videos on YouTube.

Core training for pole dancers (Part 3: Iron X fundamentals)

By | June 28th, 2017|Fitness|

If you read my previous posts on core training for pole dancers, you'll know all about anti-extension and anti-rotation [...]

Pizza is life

By | June 10th, 2017|Food|

When pizza is life but you still need to watch your carbs and calories... Allow me to introduce the magic [...]

Cardio for pole dancers

By | June 9th, 2017|Cardio|

Arrrggg noooo, cardio! *Hides under pillow*. I know, I know - cardio is as universally hated as comic sans. 🙈 [...]

Getting the hang of leg hangs!

By | May 20th, 2017|Fitness, General pole chat|

Struggling to get the hang of leg hangs? Here are some simple drills you can try which will help you [...]

Pole proof your shoulders!

By | May 8th, 2017|Shoulder health|

Here’s an awesome drill for improving shoulder health and performance that you might not have seen before – FACE [...]

Sunday bum day: hip extension and glute strength for pole dancers

By | April 29th, 2017|Fitness|

Today is Sunday – the official ‘day of butts’ for pole dancers around the world. So, it feels appropriate [...]

Core training for pole dancers (Part 2: Anti-extension)

By | April 13th, 2017|Fitness|

If you read my recent post on rotational core training for pole dancers, you'll know how much I love anti-rotational [...]

Postpartum pole – 3 exercises to help you return to pole faster

By | March 25th, 2017|Fitness, Postnatal pole, Shoulder health|

If you’re reading this, I'm guessing you recently had a baby. I'm also gonna hazard a guess that in [...]

Polers in the gym: 4 TRX exercises for pole dancers

By | March 21st, 2017|Fitness, Shoulder health, Weights|

Put a pole dancer in the gym and, like Jaws sensing a drop of blood in the ocean from [...]

Peanut butter protein pudding

By | February 19th, 2017|Food|

If you like peanut butter (errr, who doesn’t?) then you’ll love this super quick little pudding that packs a [...]