Halp! How do I programme my training for pole?

Today, I want to address the question I am asked more than any other: How the heck should I programme my training for pole? This question has many guises, including: “how many times a week [...]

4 Strength Exercises for the Brass Monkey Deadlift

Today is all about that cheeky little monkey - the Brass Monkey Deadlift! Otherwise known as ‘Brass Monkey press’, ‘Half Flag invert’, ‘Western flag invert’ – and probably a gazillion other names, too! Like all [...]

Push ups for pole dancers

We talk A LOT about pulling strength in pole. And that’s no surprise given the amount pulling we actually do on the pole! Getting strong as hell in pulling exercises like chin ups and pull [...]

Learn pole faster! 8 ways to maximise your training time (Part 2)

When you try that cool new spin and feel as coordinated as a giraffe stepping off a waltzer? Yup. Welcome to the wonderful process of learning a new movement pattern. In my last post, we [...]

Boost your pole skillz: 8 ways to maximise your training time (Part 1)

Strength is crucial for pole performance, and you all know I could talk the tail off a mermaid about the importance of strength training for pole. Buuuut, there’s no getting around the fact that pole [...]

Show that sticking point who’s boss with the assisted handspring deadlift!

Sticking point in your handspring deadlift? Getting the deadlift rage?  I hear ya! Using a resistance band to assist with your handspring deadlift can: Give you that little nudge of assistance you need to get to [...]

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