If you’re looking for a way to spice up your workout routine and still lose weight, pole dancing offers a sexy solution. Pole dancing, no longer relegated to the realm of exotic dancers, has sprung up as a popular fitness routine. With pole dancing, women of all ages and sizes can reap the rewards of a full body workout while learning some seductive moves and building confidence.
Dancing offers an aerobic workout that burns calories and improves flexibility. According to an interview by Canada.com with pole dancing instructor Wendy Traskos, a former gymnast and go-go dancer, pole dancing offers the added benefits of resistance training. Pole dancing works the core muscles in the back, legs and glutes as it requires these major muscles to support the body while on the pole, and to perform maneuvers. Pole dancing helps improve balance as well, requiring skill and practice to navigate the pole.