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Health Benefits of Hula Hooping
11th Feb 2017 | Posted by The Spinsterz Department of Knowledge

Health Benefits of Hula Hooping

Hula hooping offers a wide variety of health benefits. It is good for your physical health, of course, but it can also be very beneficial to your mental and spiritual health as well. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits!Physical Benefits Burns approximately 7 calories per minute hooping, which equates to over 400 calories an hour Increases heart rate; great cardio workout Increases stamina Improves your body’s balance and flexibility Strengthens and tones your arms, legs, a …
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 …
How to Practice Efficiently and Effectively
6th Jul 2016 | Posted by The Spinsterz Department of Knowledge

How to Practice Efficiently and Effectively

Whether you've got a lot of time to invest or you've got little time to work with, these ideas should help you make the most out of your practice sessions so that you can utilize your skills faster! Plan It Plan out your practices and set a goal for what you would like to accomplish. Perhaps set a priority and focus on one thing you want to be sure to improve on before the time is over. Do you want to achieve more single hoop skills or are you needing more practice with double …
Why People Start and Continue Hooping
25th Jun 2016 | Posted by The Spinsterz Department of Knowledge

Why People Start and Continue Hooping

You hear it all the time, people who aren't familiar with hooping asking why in the world we're doing it! Some are sincerely wondering how these hoops keep our attention and what about them can cause such intense obsession. Some are confused because they associate hula hoops with children, toys, and goofy play. Some may even throw in some minor insults reminding us we are adults and telling us it is a waste of time. Regardless of the people you come across asking you about hooping, here are …
How to Find Grace and Flow in Hooping
21st Jun 2016 | Posted by The Spinsterz Department of Knowledge

How to Find Grace and Flow in Hooping

Repost from our previous blog site hooptricks.org - originally published on January 15, 2014 at 9:20pmHula Hooping Flow “How do I find flow?”This is such a common question that pops up in the world of hooping. First, let’s talk about flow; before we can find it, we should know what it is. Some hoopers believe flow and fluidity are synonymous, while other hoopers believe there are distinguishable differences between flow and fluidity. Often, flow is defined as a state of mind—flow means …