Category: Fitness

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Hula Hoop Fitness at Mindanao State University

Mary Diane Luna and her classmates at Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology in Iligan, Philippines, rock the hoop in their freshman physical education class for a choreographed dance project that they created together....

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Hooping: Do It For Your Brain!

by Jenny Hill Did you know the hippocampus looks like a seahorse? Yep, that major component of our brain, with one located on each side, was even named after it – from the Greek...

The Joy of Solitary Hoop Dance

Hooping and Living in Both Currents

by Bonnie MacDougall In our daily lives it’s pretty easy to simply follow the routine we usually maintain, keeping the natural order of things. We go to the same Italian restaurant we already know...

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Hula Hooping With Back Problems

by Shea Brock There are quite a few statements I don’t like to hear people say in regards to hooping, but the one that tops my list has to be: “I can’t hoop because...

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Five Energy Hooping: What’s Your Element?

by Casandra Tanenbaum I’ve been looking backward over my hooping journey and noticing the twists and turns (pun intended), the inspiration and perspiration that have all contributed to my practice and craft. While building...

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Getting Ourselves Animated

by special guest blogger Johnathan Livingston Baxter Like so many others, the entrance of the hoop into my life has been a cataclysmic force that has, quite literally, broken me open. I wish I...

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Hooping For Life

by Flavie Steelandt I can’t remember if I played with a hula hoop as a child, but I tried hooping as an adult for the first time in July 2012. We had leased a...

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Are You a Hooping Addict?

by Philo Hagen Recently while perusing the latest updates in my Facebook news feed, a post from a relatively new hooper scrolled up, one who has asked to remain anonymous. Her status update shared...