It helped Kelly Osbourne shed 70 pounds, earning a coveted spot on the May cover of SELF magazine. It keeps actress Marissa Tomei in peak form. First Lady Michelle Obama is also hooked and I’ve even heard basketball star Shaquille O’Neill likes to give it a whirl. I’m talking about hula hooping, the … [Read more...]
Hoopnastics is a fusion fitness interval hula hooping workout that uses the hula hoop as a muscle toning and conditioning prop for a full body cardio and body sculpting workout.
I had hip surgery a few years back for femoral acetabular impingement and a labral tear and after the surgery I was very limited on the type of exercise I could do. I was unable to put any weight on the operated leg for over 8 weeks and even after that my surgeon really only wanted me to do the … [Read more...]
Last week I introduced a workout program I developed called “Hoopnastics” that uses a huge and slightly weighted --but inexpensive-- “fitnesss” hoop as the only piece of equipment (you can watch the video intro by clicking HERE). Hula Hoop Workout: Ballet-Inspired Leg Toning Circuit Training … [Read more...]