About Neo

Neo is an experienced pole fitness instructor and strength and conditioning coach 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, writing programmes or chatting to her clients, 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 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 [...]

All we see is badass – Lady Gaga, body shaming and pole

By | February 7th, 2017|Fitness|

After watching Lady Gaga’s incredible Super Bowl half time show, I picked my jaw up off the floor, immediately [...]

Core training for pole dancers (Part 1: Resist the (rotational) force)

By | February 5th, 2017|Fitness|

Like a Jedi must resist the dark side of the force, we, as polers, are burdened with our own [...]

Polers in the gym – shoulder circuit quickie!

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

It's a quickie... We all know how important strong shoulders are for pole, right? ✅ Knowing how to engage [...]

Handstands: 3 reasons your wrists hurt + how to fix it!

By | January 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Handstand training is AWESOME for pole dancers. Firstly, handstands help to develop body awareness, core strength, balance and control—some [...]

Arg! Christmas Calories! How to handle the festive feast and stay on track with your pole goals

By | December 19th, 2016|Fitness, Health|

Cooking a feast that would feed the 5,000 is as much a tradition in my family as baubles and [...]

Pole photoshoot prep like a boss: 10 tips to picture perfect

By | November 23rd, 2016|Fitness, General pole chat|

Since booking your first pole photoshoot, you’ve probably been spending a disproportionate amount of life daydreaming about Bad Kitty [...]