• Sandy Jolles

Barre Training

Holistic nutrition and training go hand in hand. Being a professional health and fitness coach, I always teach my clients about the importance of focus. Many people come to me, admiring the strength and focus of celebrities, looking forward to introducing them to a similar plan. Barre training is among the most productive training programs.

What is Barre Training?

Barre training is a three-in-one low conditioning class. It is a combination of ballet movements, Pilates’ strength, and Yoga’s stretch. It is one 45-minute class with a super energizing workout for the whole body. You prop up your balance on the “barre” while focusing on isometric strength exercises.

Benefits of Barre Training

The movements might be small, and sweating might be less intense, but the tons of benefits associated with barre training cannot be overlooked!

Improved Posture

Barre training focuses on building up the strength of the shoulder and chest, keeping you from slouching. You’re just a few sessions away from a straight and taller posture.

Peachy Bum

According to Willoughby, barre training is an excellent exercise for glutes. It strengthens pelvis, lightens pressure on back, hips, and knees and builds a peachy butt.

Stronger core

Being a strength exercise, barre training focuses on your abdominal muscles to help correct their alignment and improve tone. According to Willoughby, barre training is a perfect heavy core exercise for toned tummies.

Stronger back

isometric strength exercises in barre training build strength in muscles of the back and spine. Barre training alleviates the pressure on these muscles and helps relieve back pain. Strong back muscles help improve posture, as well.

Defined muscles

We tend to focus more on glutes and abs, ignoring the equally important limb muscles. Barre training is a whole-body workout that includes push-ups, shoulder work, bicep curls, and triceps dips. Regular barre sessions can work wonders on your arm muscles.

Increased flexibility

No strength training is complete without building flexibility. The combination of stretch and focus on barre training helps build flexibility exponentially.

Decreased Stress

Barre connects the effects of Yoga with HIIT training. It is a mental challenge that requires focus and mindfulness. It is a form of meditation that will make you feel calm.

Slimmer body

Although barre training is not specifically designed for weight loss, the improvement in your posture and alignment helps you feel slimmer. You’ll have toned muscles, longer looking limbs, no slouch, and a defined posture.

So, what are you waiting for? If you’re looking for a beginner level strength and conditioning program that can produce expert-level results, barre training is the ultimate solution!

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