Health & Wellness for Pole Dancers

Helping you make the most of your pole fitness journey

Pole dancing has so many health benefits. You’ll become stronger, more flexibile, have more energy and feel more confident. It’s also important to look after your own wellbeing as a pole dancer.

This section of our blog is all about your health and wellness.

Latest Health & Wellness Posts

The latest health and wellness articles from our pole dancing blog…

How Yoga Can Help Improve Other Workout Routines

How Yoga Can Help Improve Other Workout Routines

This post a guest post by Best in Yoga who reached out to us to publish their article on how yoga can help improve your other workout routines. If you’re interested in writing a guest post for us on a relevant topic, please submit your idea here. There are many ways...

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How this Pole Dancer Stays Fit While Traveling [Guest Post]

How this Pole Dancer Stays Fit While Traveling [Guest Post]

This collaboration article on how to stay fit when traveling is provided by Tamsin from Life Begins With Travel. Tamsin is a Welsh pole dance instructor who has been pole dancing for 9 years and teaching for 4. She loves to travel far and wide, sometimes for quick...

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12 Healthy Post-Workout Meals for Pole Dancers

12 Healthy Post-Workout Meals for Pole Dancers

Are you a pole dancer looking for ideas for healthy post-workout meals? As a pole dancer, you need a healthy diet in order to gain strength and keep your body nourished, especially after an intense workout or practice session. This article explains which nutrients are...

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Pole Dancing during your Period: Yes or No?

Pole Dancing during your Period: Yes or No?

Many women are concerned about pole dancing while on their period, or they feel uncomfortable about it. It is perfectly OK to perform pole dancing during your period, so let's set the record straight on that before going any further!  Women have legitimate concerns...

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How to Get More Flexible in No Time at all

How to Get More Flexible in No Time at all

If your current fitness goal is to get more flexible, then you're in the right place! This article has loads of in-depth advice, research, and guidance for those of you hoping to improve your flexibility. Being more flexible has loads of extra benefits for your...

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Best Online Workout Programs that Actually Work

Best Online Workout Programs that Actually Work

Want to improve your fitness levels, diet and get more exercise but don't like going to the gym for whatever reason? Wish you knew all of the best online workout programs that will actually work and deliver the results they promise? Well, you’re in the right place....

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Stop! What’s Harming your Pole Fitness Progress?

Stop! What’s Harming your Pole Fitness Progress?

Sometimes, as a pole dancer, you'll find yourself hitting a plateau in your progress. No matter how often you practice, your progress seems to have... halted. If this sounds familiar to you, then you're probably in a position where it's time to up your game. This...

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Reasons to Start Pole Dancing if you’re Over 50

Reasons to Start Pole Dancing if you’re Over 50

Being over 50 can be a challenging time for women. Slowly but surely, society's attitude towards older women is changing. What it means to be over 50 is changing. Being over 50, it seems, is no different to being over 40. Pole dancing at 50 years old might sound...

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7 Ways to Relax after a Pole Fitness Workout

7 Ways to Relax after a Pole Fitness Workout

Pole dancing is hard work, it's one of the toughest forms of exercise, so pole dancers need something to help them unwind and relax after a serious pole fitness workout. Us pole dancers, we put ourselves through a lot! We bare our skin so we can cover it in friction...

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Hair Removal Methods For Pole Dancers

Hair Removal Methods For Pole Dancers

Are you a dancer, pole dancer or aerialist who finds hair removal a challenge? Well, we're here to help. This article will break down and discuss all the different methods of hair removal available to us today, Hair removal is a challenge that's faced by both men and...

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How to Protect your Knees when Pole Dancing

How to Protect your Knees when Pole Dancing

As a pole dancer, you sure put your knees through a lot! In fact, worrying about their knees is a fairly common problem that puts people off pole dancing! This article will explain the different things you can do to protect your knees when you're pole dancing....

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5 Ways to Recover from Muscle Soreness or DOMS

5 Ways to Recover from Muscle Soreness or DOMS

It's common to experience sore, aching muscles and DOMS (Delayed-onset muscle soreness) after a workout. Don't worry! It's not a bad thing; it means - in short - that you've had a good workout! Sore muscles usually occur 6-72 hours after you've worked out. During a...

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How To Protect Your Wrists When Pole Dancing

How To Protect Your Wrists When Pole Dancing

It's very important for you, as a pole dancer, to protect your wrists. Your wrists will be under a lot of stress during a pole dance session, especially when performing split grip moves such as pencil, handspring and butterfly. Even when doing handstands, your wrists...

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Pole Dancing In Winter When The Pole Is FREEZING

Pole Dancing In Winter When The Pole Is FREEZING

This post contains tips on pole dancing in winter or cold weather. As northerners would say... WINTER IS COMING! That's right: winter, snow, holidays, and cold. It's all upon us. If you've wondered why we haven't posted in a while, it's because we've been on vacation...

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Care For Your Pole Dancing Bruises And Other Injuries

Care For Your Pole Dancing Bruises And Other Injuries

Pole dancing bruises, friction burns and sore muscles are just some of the things that you'll face along your pole journey. Many pole dancers wear their bruises with pride, like badges of honor. As an instructor, you can always tell from a student's bruises what...

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What Does Pole Dancing Do To Your Body?

What Does Pole Dancing Do To Your Body?

Pole dancing is such an incredible full-body workout and also the most fun you'll ever have doing exercise! It's well-known that pole dancing has lots of health benefits, and you'll often hear about how dancers are very fit and healthy, but what exactly happens to...

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Health Benefits Of Pole Dancing

Health Benefits Of Pole Dancing

If you've just started pole classes, or you're thinking of starting then you'll be pleased to know that there are dozens of health benefits of pole dancing and reading this article is just the first step of the journey! All forms of exercise have health benefits, but...

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More Pole Dancing Tips

Tips, tricks and advice to help make you a better pole dancer.

Best Freestanding Pole Dancing Poles

Best Freestanding Pole Dancing Poles

This is the lowdown on freestanding dance poles, including the different manufacturers, materials, widths and podium bases. If you're looking to buy a freestanding dance pole for home or professional use, then this guide is for you! You will learn about the...

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Best Dance Poles for Home Use in 2019

Best Dance Poles for Home Use in 2019

So, you've been learning how to pole dance for a while now, and the time has come for you to invest in your own dance pole to use at home. Getting your own dance pole is a great idea, it will really enhance your progress, and new technology means that dance poles...

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Lupit Pole Dance Crash Mat Review

Lupit Pole Dance Crash Mat Review

We love reviewing products at Pole Fit Freedom so that you can make the most of the various products out there for pole dancers! Crash mats are an essential part of pole dancing safety, especially for beginners learning new tricks. It’s common to find crash mats in...

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The Best Dance Pole for Beginners

The Best Dance Pole for Beginners

If you've started pole dancing this year, you're probably reaching that time when it's time to buy your own dance pole! Being able to practice at home does wonders for your progress and this is one purchase that you won't regret. You're probably wondering which is the...

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Review of the X Pole SPORT Portable Dance Pole

Review of the X Pole SPORT Portable Dance Pole

Are you considering buying yourself an X Pole Sport? It's definitely one of the best and most popular portable dance poles on the market due to its durability, stability and design. X Pole continues to be the industry leader in pole dancing and aerial fitness...

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X Pole A-Frame Freestanding Aerial Rig Review

X Pole A-Frame Freestanding Aerial Rig Review

Are you considering buying the X Pole A-Frame? X Pole continues to be the industry leader in pole dancing and aerial fitness equipment, and they currently sell some genuinely unique pole and aerial fitness products. This article is an overview of the X Pole...

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