"Ahhh, that makes a difference. Do you know if it's 100psi poly or 160psi poly? I learned isos with a 40" 160psi hoop and it was hard but a great strengthening exercise. Also, doing the vortex repeatedly with a super heavy hoop really toned…"
"Get another one if you want. Get two or ten. They are hula hoops - toys! Experiment with sizes and weights to find what works in different situations. Try a cheap kids' hoop for off body. It's economical and definitely…"
"hmmm. in my opinion, you're hooping with the ideal hoop. nothing lighter than polypro, even with tape. I think it may be that you're still learning.you've only been hooping a month and many of the tricks require muscle memory and…"
"I'm a heavy set girl so my hoop is a lot larger than most... I use anywhere between a 38-44... 42 being my favorite right now.. and I am able to do isolation's and off the body moves no problem. it is a much harder work out on your arms…"
My first hoop is a 38" polypro hoop, but it's all taped up making it a bit heavier. I love the hoop, and don't plan on using it any less, but I notice when I try for isolation and off-body moves it's kind of big and heavy. I'm only going on 1 month hooping, but am between jobs right now and hoop for like at least an hour everyday :) I've noticed I get a lot of bruises on my hands from the weight of my 38" hoop. I love doing the isolation vortex and my one handed iso's are getting better but…See More
"Honestly, as a new hooper, I've never asked anyone to borrow their hoop because I have two that I usually keep on me regardless of where I'm going or what I'm doing just in case an opportunity to hoop arises.
On that note, many…"
"Seriously? I thought maybe I read it wrong, 2 weeks??? Are you practicing hours and hours a day? I TOO am in my 2nd week and totally inspired by your routine and willingness to share at the 2 week mark. Looked…"