Hula hoop was popular in Europe, America, Australia, Japan and other countries in the 1950s.

This kind of exercise does not require high quality, and the range of motion of each joint of the body does not exceed the normal physiological range of motion.

It's a natural exercise that is suitable for people of all ages.

In addition to being used as a general toy, it is often used in competitions, acrobatics, or as a weight loss tool.

Study skills.

1. Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, arms at 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock behind you, and hold the hula hoop to keep a distance of 30 cm from your body.

Inhale and push your chest up, squeezing your shoulder blades as hard as you can.

2. Turn the hula hoop clockwise.

3. Return to the starting position and turn the hula hoop counterclockwise until the right hand is directly above the top of the head and the left hand is behind the hip.

Hold for 10 seconds, breathe slowly and deeply, and return to the starting position.

The benefits of hula hooping.

1. Fitness

Doing more physical exercise when moving the hula hoop can effectively burn body fat and achieve the purpose of fitness.

2. Treat constipation

It can promote gastrointestinal motility, help gastrointestinal digestion, and also help laxatives.

3. Exercise the waist muscles

Mainly rely on the relaxation and contraction of the abdominal muscles and back muscles.


1. Causes blood vessels to rupture, because the twisting part of the hula hoop is just at the junction of the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae.

2. Aggravate waist diseases, because turning the hula hoop mainly relies on waist strength, fully exercise the psoas major, abdominal muscles, and side psoas muscles, and twisting the waist for a long time will aggravate waist diseases.

3. Induce arrhythmia, because the elderly and people with poor heart function can easily induce arrhythmia or heart failure if they turn the hula hoop.

Precautions when turning the hula hoop.

1. Plenty of time

We all know that hula hooping is a relatively casual exercise, and its exercise intensity is not very strong.

We can only prolong the exercise time, keep exercising continuously, reach the stage of aerobic exercise, and let the fat stored in the body be consumed.

2. The weight should be moderate

Choosing a hula hoop is not the heavier the better, because too much weight can easily lead to muscle soreness.

Also, when the hula hoop is thrown, it hits the abdominal and back organs.

So when we buy a hula hoop, we choose a moderate weight, not the heavier the better the fitness effect.

Not suitable for lumbar muscle strain or calcium deficiency.

Hula hooping is an easy exercise, but it's not for everyone.

Because turning the hula hoop mainly relies on the waist, fully exercise the psoas, abdominal muscles, side psoas and other parts, and insist on exercising can achieve the effect of tightening the waist and abdomen.

However, it should be reminded that people with lumbar muscle strain, spinal injuries, osteoporosis patients and the elderly are not suitable for this exercise, which is easy to cause re-injury.

While exercising, take precautions.