The hoop community is dead

hoop community is dead

(if you prefer to listen to me read this post then click the play button above…it gets long so I highly recommend it)   Last week I saw an online discussion that suggested the hoop community is dead. I am sorry to hear that some hoopers feel this way but I smiled knowing they are … Keep reading

Buying an LED hoop? 5 things you need to consider

LED smart hoop LED Hula Hoop Buying Guide by Deanne Love

What LED hoop should I buy? I really want to answer this question but it is a little tricky because the LED hoop that you might love is going to be different to the LED hoop that I would buy. Here are five tips that are totally going to help you out when you decide … Keep reading

Hooping for health & longevity

Hula Hooping for Healthy Longevity Tips

A guest blog post by Jennifer Mowrer I’ll just come right out and say it – I am an older hooper.  I did not get into hula hooping until I was into my late 40s.  Little did I know, though, that hula hooping is one of the best ways to think young and stay young. I … Keep reading

How a Hula Hoop Changed My Life

Yesterday on the Hooplovers Facebook Page I asked,  “How has hooping changed your body?”


I expected answers like “I lost … pounds” or “I feel stronger” But the responses were much more powerful and heart felt.


Hoopers from all over the world were sharing stories of complete transformation. Many talked about overcoming pain; both physical and emotional. There were stories of weight loss, career change, soaring self confidence, new friendships and more creativity.


Some hoopers even declared a hula hoop saved their life!


I resonated in many ways with every one of the comments shared, from the light hearted to the deeply painful.


At the age of 30 a hula hoop came into my life and completely changed every aspect of it.

How could a plastic ring have such super powers?

I don’t spend much time questioning the how all I know is that hooping changed my life and reading through the comments shared yesterday I realise I am not alone.

The stories shared inspired me, so here are just 10 ways a hula hoop has changed my life. I would love to hear your hoop story. You can share it with me here or below in the comments.


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Beginners Guide to Hoop Making

Beginner Guide How to Make Hula Hoop

Guest blog post by Tamsin Marley of One Stop Hoop Shop UK The chances are, when you fall in love with hooping you become a hoop maker to one extent or another.  I started making hoops pretty soon after I found hooping. To begin with, my family and friends all got a hoop for Christmas, whether … Keep reading