Why do I bruise when I hula hoop?
Pink, purple, blue, red, green and yellow - these bruises can come in some beautiful colours - but oh boy do they hurt! Have you been hula hooping and noticed you're now sporting a colourful bruise? You're not alone. Is it normal to bruise? Yes, when you first start hooping, it's very normal to bruise. For complete beginners the hips are usually where you'll notice those colourful patches forming. After a few days this bruising tends to fade and, rather bizarrely, never seems to occur in that area again (at least not from hooping).(There is some helpful information on what...Read More
What size hula hoop do I need?
Bigger is Better! Are you wondering what size hula hoop you need to start hula hooping with? The general rule when you start out is - bigger is better! Most people have a go with a cheap, plastic, kids hoop and quickly find that it's too small and light to be able to do anything with it. So what size hula hoop should you start with as an adult? There are a few ways to get the right measurement for your first hula hoop. (If you're wondering what size is best to buy for kids head over to this page)...Read More