Once practiced only by the ladies who entertained in gentlemen’s clubs or got kinky in the bedroom, stripping and pole dancing have made their way out of the darkness and into gyms across the nation.

It’s no myth that most strippers have incredible bodies, and women everywhere are discovering the beneficial effects of their workout without resorting to stripping themselves. Instead, strip aerobics or pole-dancing classes offer the chance to have a great body and a boost of confidence.

Considered a workout because routines and exercises leave participants winded, these somewhat risqu