Pole Dancing To Keep Fit
Pole dancing is a new form of enjoyable exercise to hit the UK. Could this fun form of exercise be of interest to you. Do you not have time to go to the gym or bored with the same gym machines and the treadmill. Read more about this new approach to home fitness. This could be the new exercise workout just for you!
Pole dancing burns calories, tones body muscles, increases flexibility and improves fitness. No matter what shape, age, size or fitness level, pole dancing is for everyone. Why not work out on a dance pole in the comfort of your own home? You can tone up and feel fantastic all in one go! You can now purchase fitness dance poles to install in your home on a permanent or temporary basis.
Pole dancing can help tone your whole body, whilst also improving confidence and overall fitness. You can help to strengthen every part of your body whilst enjoying fun dance moves, without wondering what you look like! Pole Dancing can increase your fitness and confidence at your own pace as well as giving you an all over feeling of well being.
There are many instructional pole dance DVDs available which can assist you in the most basic of pole exercises to the most expert moves and dance routines. There is a full range not just the UK but Australia, Canada and US. These feature champion pole dancers in their own right and include Fawnia Mondey, Pantera and Bobbi from Bobbi’s Pole Studio.
Maybe your local fitness centre now offers this new and exciting form of exercise. There are some excellent pole dance classes available with structured workouts to fit your own fitness level. These classes are now becoming more popular. Gyms and leisure centres are starting to offer the classes in addition to other keep fit classes. You can choose to enrol on a course or attend pay as you go classes. The classes are predominately female
only, but this does not stop males from attending some classes. If you are male it is best to check first before you attend a pole dance class. Some clubs and community centres may also offer classes. A search on the internet or local advertisements can bring up the names of pole dance teachers in your area.
There is evidence to suggest pole dancing and fitness can have an effect on psychological processes as well physical ones. It is known that physical exertion has a positive effect on the sensory areas of the brain, causing it to release endorphins and Serotonin. These are hormones which give you feelings of happiness and some feelings of euphoria. They are also known as the body’s own natural painkillers.
Learning to pole dance at first can appear to be difficult. There are many moves that you can learn, from beginners to intermediate through to advanced. There are many exciting names for the moves that can be done on a dance pole including back hook, chair, fireman, fairy, crucifix, chair slide, and sun wheel.
There are several online communities, forums and networks that you can join for free where you can meet like minded people. You can ask members for advice on fitness, pole dancing in general or just exactly how to perfect that move you have been trying to master for ages.
You may well end up with bruises, aches and pains, as you would expect when trying out a new form of exercise. These should be able to be cured by a little arnica cream, a natural herbal remedy for bruising, time and some tender loving care. But if you persevere you will increase your strength and skills which will enable you to become competent at using a pole. Some take to the art of pole dancing which such skill they eventually enter pole dancing competitions. Maybe you could be the next ‘Miss Pole Dance’ champion.
Whatever your reason for choosing to learn to pole dance, many women have commented on their increased confidence since taking up this form of fitness. So go on, why not give it a try and feel like a new woman!
There are many health benefits to pole dancing. Apart from being a fun activity, research suggests that young adults who participate in a healthy fitness regime are less likely to develop diseases such as; heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure and diabetes in later life. A study conducted in North-Western University (USA) showed that out of a group of 4400 men and women (aged 18-30) studied over a 15 year period, those with moderate or low fitness levels were twice more likely to develop high blood pressure and diabetes than those with high fitness levels.
According to studies, this proves that conditions such as, heart disease and diabetes are not all necessarily the result of ageing. You can then of course partly control your own destiny by undertaking a suitable fitness regime. One of which is as much fun as the prospect of improving your long term health.
Physical activity such as; pole dancing can fit all the suitable characteristics required to give you a fun yet, healthy lifestyle. This activity can have many health benefits. Regular exercise can improve lifestyle as well as improving health, some of which include; increased levels of HDL ‘good’ cholesterol, lowering raised blood pressure, boosting your immune system and improving your mood by reducing anxiety which can be caused by stress and lead to depression.
It is hoped that this factual information has motivated you to make slight adjustments to your lifestyle which could improve your long term health benefits. Pole dancing and exercise offers you a fun, yet fulfilling form of exercise which can be enjoyed at any age or fitness level. So why not give it a try and see for yourself!
Find out more about the art of pole dancing. Join a pole dancing exercise class, and improve your fitness. Buy a pole dancing pole for your home and give home fitness a new meaning.