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Hoop Materials

When we talk about our hoops the emphasis is on custom hoops made in the USA. Canyon Hoops started when there were very few sites that sold custom hoops. Most hoops are made of polyethylene tubing, made in a variety of tubing lengths and diameters. Polyethylene tubing is a strong and flexible tubing material, first measured and classified by the inside diameter of the tubing, then by the pressure per square inch the tubing can withstand before bursting. This measurement is referred to as the tubing’s pounds per square inch, or PSI. Most custom hoops are made from three-quarters or one inch inside tubing diameters, and between 100 psi to 160 psi. The PSI is determined by the thickness of the tubing wall, thus a 200 psi hoop would normally be twice as strong and twice the weight of a 100 psi hoop of the same overall diameter.

Manufacturers aren’t Equal

Performance and durability can vary greatly between competitors. Hoops will generally take a lot of abuse — being pushed, pulled, stepped on, dropped, etc — and hoops with a lower PSI show wear and damage faster. Many hoops have an internal weight mechanism like water or sand, which causes a hoop to become unbalanced and therefore less effective for fun and exercise. All Canyon hoops vary the weight by increasing or decreasing the weight of the tubing. Canyon hoops have approximately 25 to 50% thicker walls, weigh more, and are more durable than all other competitor’s polyethylene hoops. Canyon hoops are almost indestructible; We are the only maker of custom hoops offering a lifetime no-kink, no-crush guarantee on select exercise hoops!

Quality is a hallmark that is evident when talking about our hoops. Not only are our hoops’ higher quality, we usually have a lower price per hoop than our competitors, even though our 200/250 psi tubing costs on average 40% more per foot than 160 psi tubing, and 60% more than the 100 psi tubing. We source all of our materials here in the US. Our prismatic, fluorescent, glitter and gaffer grip tape designer series is made with a 1″ decorative and gaffer grip tapes for a slightly higher price per hoop. Our basic two or three color vinyl taped hoops are still the best bargain on the Net for anyone interested in a low cost, quality hoop for fun, exercise, tricks, and performance.

Arm Hoops

Canyon Arm Hoops  are comfortable to use with focused exercises to target specific areas of your arms, including biceps, triceps, back and shoulder muscles. Feel more confident in sleeveless shirts, swimsuits, or tank tops. Increase your flexibility and stamina to help other exercise or physical activities.

Each Arm Hoop in the two-hoop set weighs approximately 9.5 ounces, with an overall diameter of 15″, an inside diameter of 12.5″ and a tube diameter of 1.5″. Since they are larger than other arm exercise hoops, you will find Canyon Arm Hoops stay on your arm and don’t ride up or fly off easily, letting you exercise longer and easier. Arm Hoops are a great alternative to lifting weights.

Dance and Performance

Our Dance and Performance Hoop Control Flex is ideal for the beginning hoop dancer, and the lighter weight hoops in this class, Ultra Flex and Polypro Hoops are for intermediate and experienced hoopers. Dance Hoops are lighter than exercise and fitness hoops, as they are designed for faster rotation, allowing the hooper easier vertical movement, isolations, bumps and flashy tricks. When training and learning, the lighter weight of dance hoops makes for a literally less painful learning experience.

This category also includes our Infinity Collapsible Dance Pro, Polypro, LED and Mini Hoops; all lighter hoops for dance, performance, exercise and fun for all ages.

Dance and Performance

The featherweight Poly Pro hoop is the go to hoop for the intermediate and advanced hooper. Small and ultra lightweight, which is ideal for hand manipulation tricks, directional changes and breaks. Now with “snap button” connections that won’t fly apart during use and allows you to disconnect and collapse the hoop for travel. We carry both 5/8″ and 3/4″ O.D. tubing in five beautiful metallic color options.

Exercise and Fitness Hoops

Exercise_Hula_HoopingCanyon Hoops in this category are specifically designed for exercise, fitness routines, dance, and just plain fun for the whole family. You can choose from a large variety of size, weight and color configurations to suit your particular needs.  This category consists of Weighted Exercise Hula Hoops, Two in One Fitness Hoop and Infinity Collapsible Exercise Hoops.

Choose between 38″, 42″ or take the guesswork out of choosing the right size hoop by getting both sizes in one  hoop, by selecting Two in One option. The smaller hoop requires a little extra effort to rotate but gives you more of a aerobic workout. The larger hoop is easier to rotate, is easier for beginners and allows you to maintain your hooping for longer periods. Custom sizes available by request.

Canyon weighted exercise hoops are made from 3/4″ .824″ I.D. 1.060″ O.D. 200-250 PSI polyethylene tubing with a minimum wall thickness of .118″ and weigh .1538 lbs per foot. Thus, a 38″ Small Adult Canyon Hoop weighs approximately 1.538 lbs and a 42″ Regular Adult Canyon Hoop weighs approximately 1.86 lbs before connectors and decorative tapes are added.

Hoops are cut to size and cleaned for maximum tape adhesion. Tape will not unravel during use. Colored .007 mm vinyl tapes are available to customize & personalize your hoop: red, white, blue, green, orange, yellow, purple, and pink.

Reflective, Prismatic, and Glitter tapes are also available in designer colors and patterns, along with 1″ gaffer tape for extra grip when hoop dancing, performing tricks and off body moves.

Collapsible Travel

The only US Patented Collapsible Travel Hoop! Infinity Collapsible Dance hoops are 36″ or 40″ diameter, and Infinity Collapsible Exercise hoops are 38″ or 42″ diameter, with the same weight as our Weighted Exercise Hoops up to 2.0 lbs. Enjoy the convenience of taking your hoop anywhere you go. No assembly! Just twist the hoop, and it quickly swivels to an infinity shape, folding over to a convenient carrying size. Includes a reusable Velcro tie to keep your hoop in a tight circle when closed. This is the best collapsible hoop on the market by far!

LED & Accessories

LED Hoops, our newest product, come in three cool color changing styles. Quality hoops at reasonable prices. Take the time to compare! At approximately 15 ounces and 35 to 36 inch diameter, Canyon LED Hoops are ideal for kids, beginners and experts alike. Their light weight facilitates hand and dance moves which brilliantly display the bright colors and patterns that make these hoops perfect for nighttime fun. Canyon LED Hoops come in multiple styles, with as few as 10 LEDs and up to 32 color changing and strobing LEDs.