Fitness Minutes: (3,875)
9/21/12 3:53 P
I have a weighted hula hoop and it so awesome!!!
9/21/12 10:13 A
You should absolutely try it! It's the first physical activity that I've done that in no way feels like "exercise." It's pure fun!
9/21/12 10:00 A
Wow, you guys are amazing! I hadn't ever thought of using a hoop to get fit, but this sounds like great fun...
Thanks for the "Spark!"
Margaret--Spring, TX The Beck Deck Crew!
9/20/12 9:38 P
I got a beautiful new collapsable hoop this summer so now I can take it with me wherever I go!
I agree, I have a problem with chest hooping. I find that I can get it up to my chest but I can't make it stay. A hoop teacher I know said that when you're waist hooping, you make your body movement a circle, but when you're hip hooping, you almost make a sort of a triangle with your movement in order to keep up the velocity of the hoop around the larger area. Maybe it's a similar sort of thing with chest hooping?
I have a hoop but I only use it maybe once a month or so. It gets easier as my waist gets smaller. Did you notice that as well? I am not coordinated AT ALL so I haven't been able to do any tricks yet. Have you looked at the videos on youtube? There are tons of tutorials on there. Good luck!
Fitness Minutes: (845)
7/7/12 6:52 P
I have started doing hula hoop dancing as an exercise that is fun. Now I am pretty new at it, and it is very new around here too, I drive 200 miles to meet with a group and a teacher ...
So I wanted to ask are there others who do it on here? Anyone any good ideas /tricks to manage the transition from waist to chest hooping? I managed a few times, but not consistently and it is getting less likely instead of better. I can't make it to the class until September ... and I am getting grumpy with my lack of progress.
Anyone any ideas for this or other tricks or would just like to exchange ideas with other hoopers?
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.