I ordered it a week ago from the X-pole Australia website as an early birthday present from the hubby and it arrived in less than a week.
Thank goodness he’s good at fixing up equipment cos there’s no way I would have been able to assemble that baby on my own. Thanks to him, it’s now standing proud in our living room.
I’ve been beaming like a kid on christmas morning for the last 24 hours or so since we first removed it from the box.. I’ve wanted my own pole in the house since I first started classes! Think I spent an entire minute just staring at it in awe.
Needless to say, despite having just come home exhausted after doing 2 pole classes in a row, I had to test it out.
Because it’s thicker than the poles at the studio, my arms need to work harder to lift and hold my weight up. But I guess that’s good cos the extra upper body strength training is exactly what in need.
It also doesn’t spin as smoothly and quickly as the permanent poles that the studio uses, but that suits me just fine since I still get nervous when I spin too fast.
And it can convert from spin mode to static mode with the turning of two little joints at the base, and requires no drilling into the floor or ceiling as it’s completely removable!
Since my pole reminds me of a knight in (shiny gold) metal armor and I know we’ll dance a lot, I’ve decided to name him… Lancelot.
Yes laugh now, but I’m not even kidding!
After last night’s intensive pole gluttony, I woke up feeling like my body had just taken a beating and my back was definitely not happy with me. So I’ve been reduced to mostly leering at my new object of desire all day, unable to do the things I really want to do to him.
Ah, well. Like all healthy long term relationships, I suppose its best not to rush into any serious action til we’ve gotten to know each other better.
And like a proper committed partner, I promise that no matter how frustrated we might get with each other in the future, I’ll always love him dearly!