So, you’ve got your self to the gym… now what? Stretch? Join a class? Treadmill? Elliptical? Kettle bells? Weights? Cable machine? Instagram “look how hard I’m working” pout face or muscle pose? No, no, no. Stop, stop, stop. Quit looking around at everything and everyone who is following the stickers on the machines. Get your foundations sorted first.
Chances are the gym is not your natural environment.
Chances are that you don’t want to spend a huge about of time in the sw
Dancers are perhaps the best multi-movement athletes on the planet. Not only do they have to move through different levels, planes, axis and dynamics but they also have to artistically perform these movements with elite level aesthetics, often with lights glaring at them and what can frequently be a very judgmental audience. I personally class dancers as Athletic Artists as there has to be a balance between their athleticism and their artistry, but unfortunately the artist of
What is a compound exercise? A compound exercise is a movement that uses more than one joint. An example in dance would be a plié – using your hips, knees, and ankles to achieve the movement. Compound exercises use more than one muscle, so you can do more in less movement. Most functional movements in dance, such as travelling, jumping, and partnering are compound movements. So, in my mind, it would be a good idea to workout in this way too. A lot of people in the gym focus o