What is Hooping?
Hooping is a fun form of physical dance /fitness activity that is highly addictive! Hooping burns between 400 to 600 cal per hour! Waist hooping has been proven to shed as many calories as cardio kickboxing– our curriculum teaches you how to move the hoop up and down the body for an even bigger burn! It’s a playful practice that yields serious results!
Get ready to become addicted to how good hooping makes you feel about yourself and your body!
Here are some more incredible facts about hooping and the amazing effects it can have on your body and your mind!
Hooping is a full body workout.
Science supports what devoted hoopers have long suspected: hooping works the entire body. According to a recent study, 30 of your body's muscles are engaged to keep that hoop twirling.
Hooping will make you feel the (calorie) burn.
The American Council on Exercise proved in a 2011 study that Waist Hooping burns over 400 calories per hour, and as many as 600 when the arms and legs are engaged.(equals 1h running or kick boxing).
Hooping is good for your heart.
Twenty minutes of hooping a day is the kind of physical activity recommended for improving and maintaining your heart health.
It improves your spine's strength and flexibility.
The diet and health blog 3FatChicks, one of several online sources on the subject, explains the hoop's spinal benefits best: "While performing hula hooping, you make very rhythmic rocking movements forward and backward, shifting your weight along the way. This kind of movement releases the tension of the muscles surrounding the sacrum (the lower part of the back) and realigns the sacrum with the rest of the spine. As a result, blood flow to the spine improves and total flexibility of the spine is increased."
It improves hand-eye co-ordination and motor skills.
Hooping in both directions engages both hemispheres of your brain while promoting muscular balance and alignment.Supports production of new neurotransmitters (prevents Alzheimer’s disease).
The "H" Factor. Happiness.
Let's be honest: we all know the amazing physical benefits hooping does to our body, but most of us fall in love with hooping because of how it makes us feel thanks to a wonderful burst of endorphins. It also releases our thoughts, our daily worries and helps us to drop the day stress! Warning: Hooping is habit-forming! You may soon become addicted to the incredible feeling of success that you get from learning and mastering a new move.
Suitable also for seniors
Absolutely non invasive exercise with no to low impact on your joints. Suitable also for seniors which is mostly unlikely with other fitness-aerobic programs.
Lowers stress level and increases vitality
Lowers stress level and increases vitality by clearing and relaxing your mind which will bring you into meditative state. This helps getting rid of many psychological disorders such as depression, panic attacks, anxieties, and fears.
Improves self confidence
Improves self confidence and with comparison to most of other physical activities that support mostly the male element, hooping is awakening the creative feminine energy.