I Hula Hoop

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    I should say I used to hula hoop all the time.

    i have a weighted one with grip tape. I loved it. Hopefully, i'll get back to it soon. It's great exercise and it's not just for kids! just sayin
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    Mar 15

    Hooping!

    When I was a kid I could never figure out how to hula hoop... About five/six years ago I found the first hoop that I could actually do, it was a five pound weighted hoop.  It was so fun!!! =) NOW, I make hula hoops and can even do some tricks!  I love hooping...
    CoracaoQuebrado CoracaoQuebrado
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2010

    Hula Hoop Flash Mob!

    We shook up the daily routine of Torontonians with an exciting hula-hoop flash mob. Creating smiles at Dundas Square, awe at Yonge and Bloor, and amazement at Yonge and Eglinton, the upbeat performance and three-day event helped raise funds for a prominent children’s charity...
    HoopingWorld HoopingWorld
    31-35, M
    Aug 19, 2011

    I Have Been Hula Hooping For 4 Years Now

    I am addicted to hula hooping! I am 27 years old and I can't fathom the idea of not hula hoopingIts funny how many adults are now picking the simple circle up now. How many times have you hula hooped? Where is your favourite place to hula hoop? Do you want more help on hula...
    Ziiva Ziiva
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2011

    I'm Up To Two At Once. . .

    I've been hooping as exercise for about five months. Definitely whittles the waist. And it is really fun!When I first started doing it, I could barely keep the hoop up, and couldn't do anything with my arms and legs at the same time as I hooped. Now I can dance around, spin...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    6 Responses May 30, 2012

    Where The Hoopers At?

    I didn't even know about dance hooping until last year when I temporarily moved to Ann Arbor, I ended up getting really into it and now I'd say I'm pretty decent at it. When I get my camera I'm going to upload a video to show my progress. Until then it'd be really cool to...
    extremebean extremebean
    16-17, F
    Nov 24, 2012

    Me Too

    I have a weighted hoop that was part of a set. "Dance Hoop" by Gaimm. I want a "real" dance hoop though! Anyways I love to hula hoop and hope to whittle my waist away!
    SweetzieBat SweetzieBat
    22-25
    Oct 7, 2009

    New To Hooping

    I am new to hooping. Everytime I want to practice it seems life gets in the way or the weather does! Lol. I've started making hoops and found that I love doing it. I'm very into "crafty" things and I'm sure I'll stick with this one. I'll end up trying to sell them on Etsy...
    autumnrivers autumnrivers
    36-40
    2 Responses May 4, 2011

    Looking For Hoop

    Vaugely recall trying to hoop back when I was a little kid, but never got into it. Week or so ago,happened across an article on hoopers, and all the assorted health benifits of the excersize. am intrested, but thus far I'm unable to find a hoop in my size. For the record, I'm...
    ecchikitty ecchikitty
    31-35
    Jul 26, 2011

    Dance With Hula-hoop

    I just learned how to hoop about 3 weeks ago,and I am having so much fun with it! The first week when i just started,it was absolutely painful and frustrating! I am getting so much better now that I am trying to dance with it while hooping... Hope it will keep me in good shape...
    Wonderli Wonderli
    41-45
    1 Response Aug 8, 2011
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 13, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 2, 2014

    Crazy Hoopers!!

    OHHH.. Been into it for a couple years now.. My friend makes them so I have become a weight/grip tester... OWWW... The bruises !!! I can run and jump and spin that thing like nobody's business now... I remember when I couldn't even keep it up... Now I can't put it down.. :) next...
    Anonymizz Anonymizz
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 28, 2013
    SofaKing9000 SofaKing9000
    31-35, M
    Jan 19, 2015

    I think I wanna try to hula hoop dance,

    I hate dancing in general but I seen lots of videos of hula hoop dancing and I think it seems really fun and relaxing somewhat, I wanna buy those led light ones too and found out they are expensive :( like $80 I think soon I'll give it a try :3 one of my 2016 goals xD
    bloodyzombie19 bloodyzombie19
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 29, 2015

    I Love Hooping...

    I went to my first music festivals last summer, I fell in love with hooping.... Now I make my own that I'm planning on bringing to this summer's festivals.  In hopes of sharing, and maybe selling if anyone wants.  I decorate the hoops with colorful patterned tape, I...
    CoracaoQuebrado CoracaoQuebrado
    26-30, F
    Apr 19, 2010

    Taking The Plunge

    I've always wanted to learn to hula hoop.Can't exactly pinpoint where or when I developed the desire to learn, Don't have childhood memories. My desires were reignited a couple months ago while watch the fun and skill of a woman doing it on a television program. After...
    yogababy yogababy
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2012

    I Hoop

     Every day for at least 15 minutes for part of my exercise.  I didn't learn to hula hoop until this year.  I can keep the hoop going for several minutes now.
    nowfree nowfree
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2009

    It's Fun

    I used to hula hoop when I was a kid. Then it was about how many you could keep going at once. I could do nine. We didn't know all of the fancy tricks. Well, three years ago at a festival, there was a young woman selling hula hoops - nice ones, too. She was doing all kinds of...
    Pidgie Pidgie
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 14, 2009

    Hoopdaloop

    I started hooping when I got a hula hoop from this place in Columbus, Indiana named HoopDaLoop (http://www.hoppdaloop.com). They hand make water-weighted hula hoops for fitness purposes. I started using that hoop to shape my core and although I haven't been doing it long I am...
    lothendriel lothendriel
    36-40
    Mar 9, 2011

    It's fun, burns energy

    and I'm good at it :)
    summerlove18 summerlove18
    16-17, F
    Apr 13, 2014

    Keep Hoopin'

    I'm definitely what you call a "hooper." I am rarely without my hula hoop! I hoop before, after, while waiting, and while walking. I take my hoop with me everywhere! I like to teach others new tricks and share my hoop love. I make custom made hula hoops...
    DesignHippie DesignHippie
    22-25, F
    Sep 10, 2009
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