Earlier this year we hosted our very first in-house PoleFit Championships. Ten competitors took to the stage to battle it out in a night filled with pole, dance and inspirational performances. After claiming the title of our first PoleFit Champion in the Advanced division, we sat down with Prue to find out a bit more about what went into her pre-comp prep and how she felt afterwards.
Are your neck, shoulders and upper back sore and tight? It’s not just stress and poor posture that can cause this. Not stretching after an exercise session can also lead to tension in these areas, eventually inhibiting your active lifestyle. It’s important to incorporate a regular stretch routine into your daily habits to keep yourself active, and limit stress and injuries.
Who doesn’t love a cookie?! So why not have one for breakfast?!
This yummy, but healthy, breakfast cookie lets your inner child jump up & down while keeping your adult minded waistline in check! The best part is you make it the night before and leave it in the fridge overnight so all you need to do is wake up, open the fridge and enjoy!
There are plenty of good reasons to include some kind of weight training in your fitness regime, but what’s in it for you? More than you think! Strength
Being physically active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is one of the most important ways to live a longer, more enjoyable life. Regular exercise, even if it’s incidental, has been proven time and again to provide positive benefits to both your physical & mental well-being. Not only do you feel good, look good, and have more confidence, but regular exercise can actively help SLOW DOWN the ageing process on a cellular level, keeping you looking and feeling younger for longer.
So you’ve reached the end of another awesome term at Pole Athletica. Congratulations! Now comes the important decision: will you be repeating the same class next term, or are you ready to progress a level? It’s a question frequently asked by students reaching the end of term. Whilst some students might be content with making slower progress, others might feel compelled to keep up with their peers who seem to be accelerating through the program.
Having good lines and a perfect ‘spready’ is something every aspiring pole dancer wants! In this tutorial, Pole Athletica instructor Danny will take you through his favourite flexibility and core strength exercises as well as some hot tips.
If you're new to stretch, it can be quite daunting not knowing where or how to begin but we've made it super easy for you to get started with our Top 10 stretches for Beginners.
With winter well under way, it's tempting to reach for a rich and creamy soup to fill you up. Unfortunately, most of the time these soups are also filled with fatty ingredients that leave you feeling heavy and lethargic for hours afterwards.
We have the solution! This fabulous and healthy recipe (courtesy of Kim McCosker of 4 Ingredients fame) is the PERFECT alternative.
4 Simple ingredients, easy to throw together, and vegetarian to boot, this soup is a delicious and filling meal during the colder months.
What better way to have your cake (and eat it too) than this healthy but very decadent Chocolate Mug Cake recipe?
This is one of Jen's favourite recipes and she swears by it during the colder winter months to keep her feeling full and satisfied during busy days at the studio.
Packed with protein, healthy fats, and other nutrients, this mug cake is so much better for you than grabbing a muffin on your way to work.
Go and grab your nearest mug and get ready to bake!