Blog2

"I Can't Hoop" - Why You Only THINK You Can't...
11th Feb 2017 | Posted by The Spinsterz Department of Knowledge

"I Can't Hoop" - Why You Only THINK You Can't...

I hear it all the time when I talk to people who "can't" hoop. They say it in all kinds of ways. "I can't do that", "I can't hula hoop", "I haven't done that since I was a kid so I can't do that now", "I would never be able to do that", "I am too old for that", "I am not flexible enough for that", "Guys can't move like that". "Only kids can do that", "Adults aren't supposed to be able to do that"... and so on! I am here to tell you the top 5 reasons why these excuses just won't fly. You o …
How To Do the Booty Bump for Beginners
5th Feb 2017 | Posted by The Spinsterz Department of Knowledge

How To Do the Booty Bump for Beginners

Today, I am going to introduce another cool exercise you can implement with your hoop. Once you start to get good at these beginner exercises, you will find that you can create a work out with them that really leaves you feeling like you have burnt some calories!Okay, so the exercise for today is called The Booty Bump. The reason it is called that is because you end up putting your booty in the air and bumping it up and down to get the hoop to keep rotating in a vertical position. Use a big, hea …
How to Transition from Big Hoops to Small Hoops
24th Nov 2016 | Posted by The Spinsterz Department of Knowledge

How to Transition from Big Hoops to Small Hoops

If you have the desire to use a smaller, lighter hoop, you have come to the right place! This article explains how you can successfully transition down from your big, heavy PE (polyethylene) beginner hoop to a smaller, lighter hoop. It also includes why you might want to downsize.WHY would I want to use a smaller hoop? Izzy May sent in this photo of her friend using a HUGE hoop.1. It's Easier to Carry Around  Jenn Phillips carrying her 40 inch PE beginner hoop __ Have you noti …
Hoop Size Fitting Introduction
16th Aug 2016 | Posted by The Spinsterz Department of Knowledge

Hoop Size Fitting Introduction

Let's explore some common inquiries from beginner hoopers and hoopers looking to re-size, or find that "perfect fit" for their beloved circle.✧ Get to Know Hoop Tubing ✧ Hoop size will be addressed by OD = Outside Diameter.  Info & knowledge obtained from first hand experience, research & education of materials since 2006. 1" PE: Fabulous for the hooper that is down to chill with the hoop on his or her waist most of the time. Can be quite "heavy" for a hoop, alternately known as weigh …
Hooping: The Importance of Recording Yourself
17th Jun 2016 | Posted by The Spinsterz Department of Knowledge

Hooping: The Importance of Recording Yourself

Repost from our previous blog site hooptricks.org - originally published on March 20, 2014 at 7:21am Perspective:Recording yourself allows you to view your hooping from the camera or audience’s perspective. Mirrors or glass surfaces (such as windows), where you can see your reflection, are also great for doing this. Viewing yourself as others are viewing you allows for improvement and enhancement of visual performance concepts such as footwork, angle, hand placement, eye contact with the …