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 [...]

Is your shoulder mobility holding back your handstand?

By | September 30th, 2016|Fitness, Shoulder health|

Hands up if you wanna handstand! Yes, yes, yes *waves hands in air like teacher’s pet with all the answers* me, [...]

Strengthen what you stretch! The problem with passive flexibility in pole

By | August 23rd, 2016|Fitness, Health, Shoulder health|

When we talk about stretching, mobility and flexibility, the terminology can get real confusing, real quick. ‘Passive stretching’, ‘active [...]

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 [...]