I just got myself a hula hoop!  Haven’t tried this since (long-ago) childhood!

Not sure if I’ve got the right size. The first one I tried (from Sports Direct) was way too small and so impossible to keep up!

Checking online, I discovered that the recommended starter size is at least 1″ from floor to navel, but this is a good 2-3″ larger than that.  However, I do seem to be just about able to keep the thing airborne for a while.  In fact I probably stop more because of lack of stamina than lack of technique.

Certainly qualifies as cardiovascular exercise!  I’m quite rapidly puffed!  But it’s fun, and a challenge.  And I hope should eliminate a few extra steroid-induced pounds and inches!

 

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