The best hula hoop for beginners is NOT a weighted hula hoop.
Beginner hula hoopers should not be using weighted hula hoops.
Foam padded hula hoops, hula hoops with ridges on them, super thick hula hoops, and heavy weighted hula hoops are all dangerous for your body, hurt your body, and should not be used.
If you need to learn how to hula hoop, start with a larger sized hula hoop, but do not use a weighted hula hoop.
What is a Large Sized Hula Hoop and the difference of Weighted Hula Hoops?
Large size hula hoops have a larger diameter, making the circle size bigger, which slows down the hula hoops spinning, making it easier for beginners to learn how to hula hoop safely.
Weighed hula hoops have weight added to them and usually thick tubing, which creates it's own gravitational pull around your body, hurting your skin and organs, and doing all the hula hooping for you.
The best hula hoop to start hula hooping for beginners is a HDPE hula hoop.
THE BEST BEGINNER HULA HOOP IS A 7/8" HDPE Hoop with a Diameter of 36 inched to 38 inches.
Your body type, skill, and height all determine your hula hoop size.
How long does it take to learn hula hooping?
You can learn how to hula hoop on your body in as little as 1 hour!
One hula hooper said, "Anywhere from 1-3 hours a day of hooping for 6 months before I was okay hooping in front of people / starting a youtube channel as a beginner."
Another hula hooper shelfful insight is, "You might like to hoop for 10 minutes a day every day, while other people will prefer to hoop for 2 hours every few weeks. Give it enough time, and you will learn. Be patient with your body and yourself. Everyone starts out as a beginner hula hooper."
Can Hula Hooping slim your waist?
Yes, hula hooping can help slim your waist, tone your muscles, and hula hooping offers aerobic and cardiovascular exercise.
Hula Hooping typically refers to hula hooping on your tummy and waist.
Hula Hoop Dancing typically refers to hula hooping with tricks and dancing on and off your body.
Learning how to use a hula hoop, and practicing it regularly, is an excellent way to target and train your abdominal muscles, as well as your obliques and hip muscles
Including hula hooping in your daily routine may help you burn calories, shed fat, and tone your muscles for a slim waist. In addition to the overall weight loss, it also tones and trains the muscles in the belly area. Tightening the muscles in this area can sculpt the overall shape of your waist. Overall, hula hooping challenges your core muscles.
Is a weighted hula hoop a good workout?
No, weighted hula hoops are not a good workout and heavy weighted hula hoops should not be used for exercise.
Weighted hula hoops are dangerous for your body and do not give you a workout. Rather, heavy weighted hula hoops do all the work for you and injure your body. If you see bruising from a hula hoop, please stop hula hooping with that specific weighted hula hoop.
Weighted hula hoops are not a good workout and lightweight hula hoops are a great total body workout. Lightweight hula hoops are the perfect addition to your exercise routine and/or to get your started with fitness.
Some suppliers try to sell weighted hula hoops as low intensity work out and that is a lie. Weight hula hoops create their own gravitational pull and do not offer a body workout.
Hula hooping is great exercise to help you shrink love handles, tone abs, and lose weight. According to research, a 30-minute hula hooping workout will burn up to 210 calories. Additionally, hula hooping can help with your posture, balance, and cardiovascular health. Use a light weight regular hula hoop for exercise and working out.
Why are lightweight hula hoops better than weighted hula hoops?
Weighted hula hoops bruise your body and do all the work for you.
Not only does hula hoop dancing with a lightweight hula hoop burn away visceral fat (which is that hard to blast internal fat) but also strengthens your core like nobody's business. The motion required to keep the lighter weighted hoop spinning relies on the glutes (buttocks), hips and abdominal muscles. So expect to get toned and honed in those core areas because you need to keep the hula hoop up on your body using a consistent rhythm.
The video below has everything you need to know about hula hoops for beginners.