Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
ELSIE6 Posts: 138
6/7/13 8:53 A

thanks so much for your replies. I definitely think that it would be great for me to learn how to make my own hoops - but am not ready to tackle that skill yet. I had been looking into hula hoops for quite awhile, found one in my local walmart this weekend and have given that a try. Now, I just need to learn how to use it effectively! I also looked online and do not see any classes in my area. :(

ANNEMARGO Posts: 450
5/31/13 1:37 P

A bigger hoop is good for practice. It is fairly easy to make your own and pretty cheap. I'd recommend taking a hooping class though; not only can you get advice from the instructor about the size of hoop you need, it's a lot of fun. When I first got into hoops, I actually organized a bunch of my friends and arranged for a private class at my apartment complex's recreation area.

5/31/13 10:39 A

there's a certain body size to hoop size ratio calculation to determine how big a hoop you need. I'm assuming you can look it up online, I don't know it off the top of my head but have read/heard about it before.

5/31/13 10:36 A

you can make your own..there are directions online.. BTW given a big enough hoop..anyone can hoop...just takes practice

ELSIE6 Posts: 138
5/31/13 8:33 A

I am interested in purchasing a hula hoop. I don't want to spend a lot in case I can't learn how to do it. I am five feet tall and need to lose app. 40 lbs. I saw two hula hoops on line - one is 37 " around and 2.5 lbs. The other is 41 " around and three lbs. Can anyone advise me on which might be the better purchase?

Page: 1 of (1)  

Other Fitness and Exercise Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Question about Skinny Jean Challenge. 11/17/2013 7:03:32 PM
Accuracy ? 10/14/2013 1:42:31 PM
New Fitness DVD's 9/7/2013 8:43:53 AM
Picking your shoes 11/6/2013 4:11:51 PM
Looking for an exercise buddy to keep accountable 9/23/2013 8:31:53 AM

Diet Resources: resistant starch powder | diet food | weight loss food