Hang on, hang on. It is very easy to get overwhelmed with hula hoop options. Since this hobby has evolved way past the traditional methods of hooping, the hoops have evolved as well. But its not as bad as you may think. I have helped hundreds of hoopers get started with their first hoop and heres what I know:
#1. Size Does Matter
Having the wrong size hoop can make the difference between falling in love with hula hooping or feeling totally frustrated.
STORE BOUGHT KIDS HOOPS ARE A NO!
These hoops are made for children, who are basically half your size. They are too light and too small for an adult who is trying to learn how to hula hoop. Physics is the reason this doesn’t work for you. Instead you want to go with something a little bigger.
THE BIGGER THE HOOP THE EASIER IT IS.
A good rule of thumb is, measure from the floor to about 2 inches above your belly button. Your beginner hoop should be at least this diameter.
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