Is Twisted Grip Really that Bad? Part 3: Convert to Cup Grip

By | September 9th, 2018|Shoulder health|

For the final part of my Twisted Grip series, I’d like to actually move the focus AWAY from twisted [...]

Is Twisted Grip Really that Bad? Part 2: How to Have Your Cake and Eat It

By | July 31st, 2018|Shoulder health|

If you made it to the end of the MONSTER BLOG that was Part 1 in this series – [...]

Is twisted grip REALLY that bad? Part 1: Handspring Biomechanics

By | June 28th, 2018|Shoulder health|

This beast of a topic has been brewing in my dreams for a while now. My research for this [...]

Push ups for pole dancers

By | September 23rd, 2017|Shoulder health|

We talk A LOT about pulling strength in pole. And that’s no surprise given the amount pulling we actually [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to design a training programme to be a better pole dancer

By | November 3rd, 2016|Fitness, Shoulder health, Weights|

I think I know how it went... before finding pole, you’d tried all the usual group exercise classes… Body [...]

Too Much of a Good Thing? 5 Ways to Avoid Overtraining in Pole

By | October 22nd, 2016|Fitness, Health, Shoulder health|

I originally wrote this article for United Pole Artists and it is reproduced here with their permission. “It becomes an [...]