16 Things I Learned At My First Hula Hoop Workout
Get hip to the hoop.
You can't not get excited about hulahooping for an hour.
Hooping is the next exercise craze in London.
The class has a killer soundtrack.
Hooping is a legit full-body workout.
Weighted hoops are the way to go.
And my classmates were really supportive.
Hooping's not just for the ladies!
The first time can be a little disorienting.
Hooping is all about your bum and tum.
So you're basically doing squats and crunches the whole hour.
There's a lot of different ways to use a hoop.
During my class, we used the hoops plenty for their "traditional" purpose, but we also used them to balance during body-weight exercise, to mark jumping points, and to create a cardio circuit.
The secret to full body hooping is picturing yourself as a "sexy octopus."
I wasn't nearly as bad at as I expected.
I can't wait until I can do this:
Don't be intimidated, anybody can hoop!
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