As sexy as pole dancing is, it also requires an incredible amount of strength — especially in your arms and core. I've tried pole dancing classes before, and I can assure you that one, it's a fantastic workout, and two, it's definitely not as easy as it looks. Like any other sport, mastering tricks and combinations on the pole takes practice, muscle, and major skills. And the fact that the moves are crazy hot in nature is just a bonus. We've found some of the most impressive examples of pole fitness on Instagram that will give you newfound respect for these athletes. Check them out ahead!