Are you a dancer who bends their arms when they dance?
Your elbows popping out on jumps and spins and your dance teacher constantly yells “ARMS STRAIGHT” at you. If this sounds like you, an important muscle in your arms could need some strengthening…your triceps! Your triceps are a muscle on the back of the upper part of your arm. Their principle responsibility is to straighten your arm by extending the elbow joint. For Irish dancers, this muscle is critical to executi
I was at the Pat Roche Feis & Windy City Feis this weekend and took a break from our Target Training booth to walk around and check out some dancing. As I was studying the dancers, I took notes on areas we can improve a dancer’s technique and optimize their performance through strength and conditioning training. Number 1 on my list, posture! Read the below 3 tips to improve your Irish dance posture and we’ll follow up later this week with specific exercises for each tip. St