Pregnant Posture is NOT Ballet Posture

What happens to your perfect ballet posture can be alarming. Anneliese Burns Wilson, founder of ABC for Dance, recommends accepting the inevitable and offers some help for two common changes. Your butt sticks out and your lower back sways As the baby develops, it...

5 Great Ways for Dancers to Cross-Train

Biking develops strength in the quadriceps and glutes. Working at a lower resistance will enable dancers to avoid building bulky muscles. An elliptical gives you an intense cardio workout without the impact on your joints. Adjustments to the incline and resistance can...

The Lowdown on Fitness Trackers

Wearable fitness trackers like the Fitbit can track your step count, heart rate, sleep patterns, dietary habits and the number of stairs you climb per day. But are they really an ideal exercise incentive? In a recent study, women who used Fitbits demonstrated an...

A Few Steps a Day Keeps High Blood Pressure Away

With a busy teaching schedule, fitting in the Surgeon General’s recommended 150 minutes of exercise each week can be a struggle. So is it better to do one long session every day, or a few shorter ones? According to a 2012 study, it’s more beneficial to take three...

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