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Spotlight Series: Real Women of Inversions!

Spotlight Series: Real Women of Inversions!

We’re beginning a Spotlight blog series, where in each post, we highlight a different woman from our studio! We hope to help the women in the studio learn something new about each other, and at the same time help work to change the stigma surrounding pole fitness, letting the other women out there know that we are all … Continue reading

Whole Life Challenge

Whole Life Challenge

No bread. No grains. No rice. No beans. No dairy. No sugar or added sweeteners of any kind. No alcohol. To you, this probably sounds like a crazy person’s diet. For me, these were the guidelines for eating during a recent challenge the studio competed in, called the Whole Life Challenge. You’re probably thinking, “what DO you eat?” That’s … Continue reading

Conversations with Clowns

It never ceases to amaze me how ignorant and close minded people can be. We are working on expanding our reach in the area, and decided to host an open house for local wedding planners to come by and see the pole studio and what we have to offer. Charleston, SC is a huge wedding … Continue reading

Belly Fat (and how to burn it!)

Belly Fat (and how to burn it!)

As we get older, muscle mass tends to diminish and be replaced by fat. Even if you aren’t gaining weight, some women may notice an increase specifically in belly fat. This is typically due to a decreasing level of estrogen, which is thought to influence where fat is distributed on the body. The trouble with … Continue reading

Sugar and Your Health

Sugar and Your Health

Let’s talk about sugar, in all its forms, and how it affects the body. You might be saying to yourself, “well, I don’t eat a lot of sweets, so that doesn’t apply to me.” Keep reading. Sugar exists naturally in many foods.  By itself, it contains no nutrients, no protein, no healthy fats, and no … Continue reading

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Fats

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Fats

Not all fats are created equal. Today’s modern eating habits are based on a lot of conventional wisdom, which, unfortunately, is wrong. Take a minute to read the below article and note how it contradicts quite a few things that all of us have accepted as truth at one point or another in regards to … Continue reading

Reaching New Heights in 2014

Reaching New Heights in 2014

Ah, 2014. A new year, a clean slate. There’s always goal setting and resolutions that come with the new year. Before setting new goals, though, it’s important that we appreciate the accomplishments of the year past, and remember just how far we have come. Let’s visit the accomplishments and goals achieved in 2013 by the … Continue reading