Inspired by the benefits of an all over body work-out that improves strength, flexibility and confidence, thousands of men and women are trying pole fitness, the new gymnastic workout. Pole fitness is one of the most comprehensive and results-oriented workouts possible. It demands the strength of gymnastics, the focus of yoga and gets the heart racing faster than any treadmill.

Aurelian Sports, the new pole fitness and premium fashion brand, which has launched the first solid brass Aurelian Sports Grip-Pole, explain the top five benefits of pole fitness include:

Strength

Pole athletes have some of the best bodies in the world because lean muscles are developed through performing many sets of resistance exercises whilst practice for a routine.

Resistance exercises are any exercises which cause the muscles to contract against an external resistance with the expectation of increased strength, tone and/or endurance. External resistance can be dumbbells in the gym or a fitness pole.

Just like in the gym, when you are pushing and contracting your muscles through weight sets, pole fitness puts your muscles through the same type of movement. Instead of pushing and contracting in the gym (isotonic contraction) you are using your own body weight to pull yourself up and let yourself down off the pole. It is the same type of exercise.

Whilst learning a three-minute routine during a pole fitness class, you will work multiple sets of muscle groups. The result is, after eight weeks, you’ll notice your arms getting stronger, your stomach becoming more toned and your legs looking better.

Weight Loss

In an hour’s class you will burn around 300 calories. The big plus is you will build tone and muscle in your arms and legs and strengthen flabby areas such as your bottom and upper arms, which can be hard to target at the gym. It also improves balance, coordination and agility and core strength.

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