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Alternative Fitness Programs – Aerial Silks, Lyra, and Trapeze Programs

Los Angeles, CA – One cantell by looking at aerialists or acrobats that their fitness regimens keep themextremely lean and healthy.  Though oftenthought of as exotic, out of reach, studios specializing in aerial trainingprograms are popping up in various cities throughout the country.


Swinging through the air on a trapeze bar, orswinging on a suspended hula-hoop, may sound to some like playgroundactivities, and that is exactly what they are. “It’s like a playground for grown-ups,” said one participant at a studioin Ankeny, IA.  “I haven’t had this muchfun since I was a kid, and I’m getting in shape at the same time.”


Not only are the activities enjoyable for participantsat all fitness levels, the exercises are physically challenging and meetfitness recommendations issued by the American Heart Association.  Climbing, swinging, lifting and supportingthe weight of one’s own body works both cardiovascular and muscular fitness,not to mention the amount of stamina and muscle control required to hold thepositions and poses taught in classes.


Many exercises require the same muscle movementsone would do in a Pilates or yoga class, increasing flexibility while improvingcoordination and mental focus at the same time. The strength built up by practicing aerial arts also assists inpreventing injury, and hanging upside down in certain poses can decreasepressure in the spine, providing some relief of back pain.  The toning, strength building, and cardiofitness participants experience aids in the reduction of weight and body fat,providing a fun and effective workout for those who wish to revisit theirchildhood playground days.


Aerial fitness has no strict dress code or requiredequipment, though participants will build up a sweat during each workout.  Browsing the selection of clothing at offersplenty of comfortable, stylish choices to stay cool both in the air and on theground.


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