New Year Revolutions ;)

Happy New Year Kittens!

2013 was a helluva year.  I started a new job that is an actual big girl job.  Between working late and having to go in early I had to take a little hiatus from pole only getting my classes once in a while and too tired to pole at home.   Not to mention some unfortunate financial circumstances.  Between work and weight gain from slacking off at the gym I decided to kick 2014 into high gear, or at least give it my very best effort.  🙂  I’m educating at least 2 days  week to poling and 3 days a week to stretch and 4 days a week at the gym to cross train.  I’m join to order Cleo’s Rockin Legs and Abs and will post my progress for splits.  2014 is going to be a year dedicated to doing the things I love, getting my pole body back and learning to love me again.

Here’s my pole plan for tomorrow:

-warm up with a short free dance

-25 dancers squats (toes out, legs wide)

-10 spiderman push ups or regular push ups

-Climbs–silly side and dominant side – depending on ho tall your pole is, I’m 6 feet tall with short ceilings so I do one climb up and “squat” for 10 on both sides.

-pole hangs -5 each side

-layback crunches – 10

 

I’m going to run through this 2-3 times and then practice:

-spins (fireman, backhook, inside hook and variations)

-over head v or fliptini

-invert

I’m sure that will be more than enough to start LOL.  and if you are feeling like I am just know that IT DOES COME BACK!!!  I’m trying to remember the journey and sometimes we take a few steps back or rest along the way and that is ok!

I’ll talk to you all next week!  Make it a great week and remember how truly awesome you are!

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