Spice up your workout at home with hula hoops……..yes, hula hoops!!! Hooping is a great form of aerobic exercise. And customize your hoop with Pro® Pocket Spike Tape to make it even more fun and challenging!
The Department of Health & Human Services recommends 150 minutes of aerobic activity per week. 30 minutes 5 times a week hits this recommendation.
30 minutes of hula hooping can burn up to 165 calories for women and 200 calories for men. It’s a great form of exercise for any age. Children and the elderly can do it. Also, advance athletes can incorporate high intensity training with multiple hoops.
Other benefits of using hula hoops for exercise are: challenges core muscles, improves balance, works your lower body muscles, and it’s a family focused activity.
Get Creative With Your At-Home Hula Hoop Workout With These Moves:
Side stretching, holding the hula hoop at 9 & 3
Around the worlds, passing around the back and in front, then reverse the direction.
Forward Stance, one leg out front and one leg behind
Side Stance, open stance legs side by side
Side Stance w/squat
Squat, holding the hula hoop in front of you at 9 & 3 with straight arms squat until the bottom of the hula hoop touches the floor then explode back up.
Overhead squat, holding hula hoop overhead at 9 & 3, keeping your arms locked out holding the hula hoop, this will help with shoulder mobility.
Front Lunge, stand inside the hoop with feet in the back, step forward outside of the hoop and lunge, knee going down will remain in the hoop, giving you an optimal lunge stance.
Reverse Lunge, stand inside the hoop with feet in the front, step backwards outside of the hoop and lunge, knee going down will remain in the hoop
Keeping the hula hoop overhead again at 9 & 3, keep your arms locked out and complete a sit up with the hula hoop overhead, helping again with shoulder mobility.
Personalizing your Hula Hoop With Pro® Pocket Spike Tape
Pro® Pocket Spike is the ideal product to tape your hula hoop. Tape can extend the life of your hula hoop. It lasts longer than most other tapes used for taping hoops.
Very little supplies are required to personalize your hoop. It’s extremely easy to apply. Even an inexperienced person can tape a hula hoop in less than 20 minutes.
Pro® Pocket Spike Tape serves as a grip and keeps the hoop from slipping, allowing for better performance. The tape gives additional weight to the hoop, which also enhances performance. Pro® Pocket Spike Tape removes cleanly, should you want to wrap your hoop with different colors.
Pro® Pocket Spike Stacks is available in bright, dark and fluorescent colors giving you a wide variety of colors to meet your personal style.
That’s it… now get out there and HULA HOOP, and remember to have fun with it!