"As other hoopers have said, it's probably nothing major - just an increase in activity making your body use more calories. Add healthy snacks, like a banana with peanut butter or hummus & pita chips/veggies. :) If you're really…"
"I have the same problem! I am 5'8 and currently 125 pounds. Over the last few months I've started hooping at least 5 times a week for 30 min - 2 hours. I have a normal & healthy diet but found that I am not eating enough a day to…"
"The other option for downsizing is transitioning to a 5/8 OD in the LDPE (black tubing) It's going to be lighter than the 3/4 OD and a good stepping stone to get into polypro. If the vendor you're working with doesn't offer that…"
"I am shorter and weigh more than you, but people tell me all the time that I am really skinny. Most women are just jealous of anyone who is thinner than themselves. And although nearly every doctor uses the BMI, it's not a great way…"
"What are your stress levels like? Hollow cheeks can be an indicator of adrenal glands crashing from over production of adrenaline if you're constantly go go go or even just heavily exercising or eating poorly. Are you getting a good…"
"Personally, I'm not a fan of BMI or the scale. If you're active, eating well, healthy, and happy, that's the opinion that really matters. Although it is definitely good to check in with your doctor and see if s/he has any concerns.…"
"I'm also 5'7" and I've always gone up or down 5 pounds since I can remember. Mind you, it took me until I hit 15 years old to actually get over 100 pounds so for me now being 130 I feel this is a healthy size. I've gone up…"
"Try tracking your nutrition for a while and see what's up. There's a very good chance you're not getting enough calories to support your activity level. There are a lot of free online services for food logging, MyPlate, SparkPeople,…"
"try and keep track of your calories. In order to be healthy, women need 1,200 to 1,500 a day, Sometimes more if they're really active. Sudden unexplained weight loss could mean you're sick. If you're worried, see a doctor. Ya never…"
Everyone is saying I look so thin and that my face is looking hollow. I don't necessarily feel this way, but I'm a bit worried. I'm 5'7 and 120. A couple months ago I was 125. My BMI literally just over the underweight line. I just want to hear peoples thoughts on hooping and trying to maintain or gain weight. I feel like it would be an uphill battle. Any tips or ideas would be helpful.See More
"I feel like this quote is relevant to the whole slut shaming culture and relevant to this topic.
“Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves and, of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys they’d just walk around naked…"