5 Stay-Fit Tips from Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas

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5 Stay-Fit Tips from Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas

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5 Stay-Fit Tips from Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas

What can Cirque du Soleil performers—who spend their lives dangling from the ceiling or in other daring moves (in skin-tight costumes!)—tell the rest of us about staying fit? A huge amount. We asked 28-year-old acrobat Stacey Magiera and 33-year-old dancer Caroline Sicard—two members of the newest Cirque du Soleil, VIVA Elvis!—for their top stay-fit tips.

Cirque du Soleil Stay-Fit Tip #1: Slow Down, Sister
"Do snail-paced, controlled reps," says Stacey. "You'll increase the time your muscles are working against the resistance, and speed up your results." Try 5 counts up and 5 counts down.

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Cirque du Soleil Stay-Fit Tip #2: Address Aches ASAP
"If I feel tension in my back or soreness in my legs, I massage it out with a foam roller or ice the muscle immediately," says Caroline. "Letting the pain go can make you skip workouts, or worse, lead to an injury."

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