February 12, 2019

There is so much mis-information out there in the world of fitness and nutrition, sorting through the false claims is a huge undertaking. From the perspective of a certified trainer  what I can tell you is that there are no magic supplements, that diets do not work and...

July 13, 2018

Though pole competitions are not the end goal for many of us who pole dance, we need to acknowledge that competitions can help a sport develop. In the world of pole, comps have assisted in legitimizing pole as a real sport, structured how pole should be judged (such as...

April 7, 2018

Pondering the origins of pole might not be the first thing that comes to mind when attending your pole class. However, every sport has to start somewhere.  Our sport started with innovative people who dedicated themselves to the art of trying something new. If you have...

March 25, 2018

Looking back at pole over the last ten years, the sport has grown in a million different directions and thankfully, so has pole clothing. As Bad Kitty® celebrates ten years in the business of making pole and aerial clothing, a quick glimpse at the pole clothing options...

February 4, 2018

The time of unsuccessful New Year’s resolutions is here. The average New Year’s resolution bombs within the first two weeks. There is actually a day called Quitter’s Day, which is on January 12th. This is the day where, on average, people start to falter on their resol...

December 5, 2017

Being injured on both a muscular and a joint level is one of the most common types of injury from pole.  In pole dance, the focus is on the musculoskeletal system. The muscle movement patterns necessary to accomplish gymnastics-based moves comes from the muscles, ligam...