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.

Pole gains in the gym: 5 dumbbell exercises for pole dancers

By | August 1st, 2016|Fitness, Weights|

Ever find yourself lurking aimlessly among the grunting bench pressers and clanking barbells of the free weights area wondering [...]

Rites of pole passage: 10 things all lady polers will understand

By | July 31st, 2016|General pole chat|

One minute you’re nervously walking into your first ever pole class wearing your shortest, most daring sport shorts (which, [...]

Lobster arm, anyone? Correcting and preventing muscle imbalances in pole

By | July 30th, 2016|Fitness, Health, Shoulder health|

You’ve probably heard the term ‘muscle imbalance’ being thrown around in pole class and wondered whether it matters to [...]

8 strength drills to avoid crunchy pole shoulders

By | July 29th, 2016|Shoulder health|

This post was originally written for United Pole Artists and is reproduced here with their permission. Peanut butter, pork [...]

Balls to tight shoulders: 20 min self-massage for polers

By | July 28th, 2016|Fitness, Shoulder health|

This post was originally written for United Pole Artists and is reproduced here with their permission, with updates. Mobility [...]

Pole for the eternally ungraceful

By | July 27th, 2016|General pole chat|

This post was originally written for United Pole Artists and is republished here with permission. Whilst scrolling through the [...]

Roast tomato protein soup for poorly polers

By | June 3rd, 2016|Food|

I swear this soup is my saviour when I feel a lurgy coming on. High in vitamin C and [...]

15 minute non-pole day dinner

By | April 23rd, 2016|Food|

This recipe is so simple it feels like cheating. Serve this to a friend and they'll think some serious Gordon [...]