Today’s challenge is all about working on your turns. If you are a beginner, watch the tutorial below. This short video will teach you how to spin with your hoop as a method of recovery when your hoop starts to drop and it’s a basic dance movement as well. Read more
PART ONE: The 4-7-8 Breath
Many of you have expressed what a positive impact hooping has had on your lives. We’ve heard how you feel happier after a hoop session, more relaxed, and some of you have even reported less anxiety and depression. Today’s challenge is all about harnessing the power of the breath to further deepen the mind, body, breath connection. Our thoughts influence our breathing. Our breathing influences our physiology. Learning how to use this technique can have a wide variety of benefits:
Grab your notebook, clear your thoughts, and watch this video. I have worked with John-Erik Moseler in the social media arena. His ability to tell a story and relate to people on a deeper level is amazing. I think you’ll find him quirky, funny, and thought provoking.
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Which holiday really kicks off weight gain and heart disease? Hint, its right around the corner and on every shelf in the store right now.
Halloween is a sneaky, sneaky time of year. It’s scary because it’s the REAL holiday that kicks off an almost three month long weight gain campaign for many people. We often think of weight gain starting around Thanksgiving and continuing on past Christmas, hence the New Years Resolution popularity. But October is particularly tricky, not only because most people don’t equate it with a big feast like Thanksgiving, but also because of the TYPE of “food” that it’s centered around, sugar.
How many calories can you REALLY burn waist hooping? Today we are going to show you 7 ways to burn more calories hooping and take your waist hooping to the next level. There’s no doubt that hooping burns calories – The American Council on Exercise conducted a study to determine cardio and calorie burning effects of hooping. The study used 16 women between the ages of 16 and 59, all of whom were intermediate to advanced level hoopers (read the study here). The average calorie burn for this group in a 30 minute session was 210. Think 210 calories won’t produce results? If you hooped every day for half an hour that’s the equivalent of 21 pounds lost!
Lately more and more hoop stores and hooping individuals have been using the adjective “collapsible” to describe a feature of their product. Unfortunately most of these hoops are clearly not collapsible.
What is a collapsible hoop? How is collapsible best defined in relation to a hula hoop? It is clear that meaning of “foldable” is the closest synonym for “collapsible”. Foregoing the definition of collapsible in terms of a building collapsing, the dictionary defines the term collapsible as “being able to fold into a smaller space”. This definition becomes clear when we examine a number of different types of hoops.
Please take the time to read the article created by Jacqueline Murphy at her blog Jackiespeakingofstyle.com. We love to hear this kind of feeback about hooping and our hoops. I think she says it all!