AUSTIN, Texas – Austin morning anchor Stef Manisero learns what it takes to become a circus performer in this Monday’s Sunrise Sweat. 

Circus performers are known for juggling, twirling, and flying across the stage.

Cirque du Soleil artists must be in peak physical shape to risk their lives high above the ground.

Performer Sasha Yudintsev shows Stef how Cirque du Soleil performers get in shape.