Monthly Archives: January 2004

Heavy Hoops, Bad Business

When the news about Heavy Hoops and their fab fitness claims hit the news in October, I found it amusing that the obvious became obvious. Hooping is great exercise. We all knew that already. Nevertheless quite a few comments started…

Committal at last

Throughout my adolescence I have participated in a number of activities, otherwise known as hobbies. All of them were short-lived. I tried swimming and gymnastics. I played handball for about a day. I played the flute and the piano. Every…

Hoop poi

Several of us at the Bay Area Hoopers gathering today practiced hoop poi. I had only seen Seth do it so far, but several others made some progress today. If you have done poi, it tends to be much easier…

Exercise advice includes hooping

In today’s USA Today there’s a health column offering “10 ways to make it a habit to eat less, eat better and exercise more” – and guess what number three says? “3. Think of the TV as an activity box.…