Are you looking to improve your upper body strength for pole dancing? If so, you’re in luck! In this blog post, we will discuss some easy calisthenics exercises that you can do without a pole.

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These exercises are perfect for beginners, and they will help you build the strength and flexibility that you need to succeed in pole dancing. Let’s get started!

How to Build Upper Body Strength for Pole Dancing

Easy Calisthenics Exercises You Can Do Without a Dance Pole

Push-Ups

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The first calisthenics exercise that we will discuss is the push-up.

This exercise is a great way to strengthen your chest and arms, and it can be modified to fit any skill level.

If you are a beginner, start by doing push-ups on your knees. As you get stronger, progress to doing them on your toes.

Wall Push-Ups

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The next exercise that we will discuss is the wall push-up.

This exercise is a great way to strengthen your chest and arms, and it can be done anywhere there is a wall.

To do this exercise, stand facing the wall with your arms outstretched.

Push your body towards the wall, and then slowly return to the starting position.

Dips

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The next exercise that we will discuss is the dip. This exercise is a great way to strengthen your chest, triceps, and shoulders.

To do this exercise, place your hands on a bench or chair with your feet outstretched.

Dip your body down towards the ground, and then slowly return to the starting position.

Chin-Ups

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Another exercise is chin-ups. Although this exercise is not beginner-friendly, this exercise is a great way to strengthen your back, biceps, and forearms.

To do this exercise, place your hands on a bar with your palms facing out. Use your arm muscles to pull your body up towards the bar, and then slowly lower yourself back to the starting position.

We have a full article here about strength-building exercise for pole dancers that goes into a lot more depth for beginners who want to work on both upper body strength and grip strength.