Fitness Tips: How Men Can Benefit From A Ballet-Inspired Workout (VIDEO)

The typical male gym-goer wouldn't be seen dead outside the weights room and sniffs at more 'feminine' classes such as yoga, Zumba and aerobics.

But what if we told you to ditch the dumbbells and come over to the bright side?

Tapping into ballet may just help you reach your true fitness potential, by working muscles you otherwise wouldn't.

But it's not all tutus and pirouettes, ballerina plies have been 'boy-ified' to become sumo squats, turning plies into side lunges.