Strength

Strength Moves to Add to Your Workouts

Strength Moves to Add to Your Workouts
Sometimes I get really overwhelmed with all the different things I’m trying and wanting to train. I never know whether I should work on strength moves or flexibility, combos or go over old moves. I’ve started to add strength training in to every workout. I only add in a small amount and really focus on the big moves I want to get. Depending on what move it is, I try and add 3 – 5 on each...

 

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Published on: Dec 03 2018   By:    Leave a Comment

Stick With Your Nemesis Move

Stick With Your Nemesis Move
So we all know what it’s like to have a nemesis move. That one move that no matter how hard you try or how long you train it, you just never seem to be able to nail it. Some days seem closer than others but you always look back and realise it’s the one move that still evades you. Well I’m very happy to say that this week I managed to get one of my nemesis moves (I have two!) the Phoenix. Cue...

 

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Published on: Aug 22 2016   By:    1 Comment

Bodyweight Strength Training for Pole Dance

Bodyweight Strength Training for Pole Dance
Following up on my previous strength training video I’ve been asked to do this bodyweight video for pole… without using the pole. I do everything for 30 seconds and always train both sides. This is a great little workout for the core and legs.

 

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Published on: Aug 18 2016   By:    2 Comments

Handstand Training & Brass Monkey Entries

Handstand Training & Brass Monkey Entries
Today I have been strengthening my handstands using some of Charlotte Robertson’s techniques. Check out her tips: Charlotte Robertson’s Handstand Conditioning Workout I have also gone through 9 entries into a Brass Monkey from moves such as a Handstand, Genie, Shoulder Mount and Deadlift. I have been doing most of these for a while and recently learnt the Claw Grip Flip (real name unknown)...

 

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Published on: Aug 14 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Charlotte Robertson’s Handstand Conditioning Workout [FREE Download]

Charlotte Robertson’s Handstand Conditioning Workout [FREE Download]
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOADCharlotte’s FREE Handstand Training Worksheet [PDF] For the last year I’ve been training with the amazing Charlotte Robertson, UKPPC Elite Category Winner 2015. She’s helped me so much… I’m still in awe of her handstands! 😀 Charlotte has written a free downloadable guide to her handstand conditioning video. Click the button above to get your hands...

 

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Published on: Aug 13 2016   By:    2 Comments

Resistance Bands & Flips

Resistance Bands & Flips
Resistance Bands & Flips   I’ve got 5 exercises to show you using a resistance band. They are really quick and easy to do – all you need is a resistance band. You can put them all together to make a great full body workout. AMAZON LINK FOR RESISTANCE BANDS: http://amzn.to/2beJoQ1

 

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Published on: Aug 13 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Pole Strength Training

Pole Strength Training
I wanted to take you through a typical strength training session that I do for pole. I do one pole exercise then one bodyweight exercise, and repeat on the other side (or just repeat if it’s bodyweight with no opposite sides) I do 30 seconds for each exercise and rest for 30 seconds after each set.

 

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Published on: Aug 12 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Planks & Planches

Planks & Planches
Planks & Planches   Here I show 10 variations on a plank exercise. Try to hold each for 30 seconds if you can – or less if you need to. If you’re looking for a way of strengthening your abdominals try this as a plank challenge for your core. I’ve also thrown in some pole dance floor work for good measure 😀 All in all a great bodyweight workout. Let me know if you have...

 

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Published on: Aug 10 2016   By:    Leave a Comment

Shoulder Exercises for Pole Dancers

Shoulder Exercises for Pole Dancers
Shoulder Exercises for Pole Dancers   In this video I demonstrate two simple exercises you can use to strengthen your shoulder muscles for the demands of pole dance. The shoulders are unfortunately a frequently injured area of the body when pole training, so we need to look after them, regularly training strength and stability 🙂

 

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Published on: Aug 09 2016   By:    1 Comment

Resistance Band Training for Pole Dance

Resistance Band Training for Pole Dance
I love to find new ways of training. Anything to spice up what I do and get stronger on the pole will always be a win with me 🙂 I’ve tried lots of different ways to add-on to my pole training. While lifting heavy weights (for me!) in the gym is working a treat, I’m also really enjoying adding resistance band training into my on-the-pole training schedule. I find using bands effective...

 

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Published on: Apr 15 2016   By:    1 Comment
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