The study, which evaluated a weighted hula-hooping program carried out by 13 women over the course of 6 weeks, found that the women lost, on average, 3.4 centimeters (cm) around their waist and 1.4 cm around their hips.
Do exercise hula hoops really work?
A 2020 study notes that hula hoops improve core muscle activation and lumbar stability in individuals with low lumbar stability. Additionally, weighted hula hoops may provide moderate intensity core muscle activation that can strengthen the core and improve endurance.
Does hula hooping flatten you belly?
Can Hula Hooping help you lose belly fat? Yes! This recent study from the USA supports what most hoopers know and love – hooping reduces body fat around the abdomen and hips. Your hula hoop workout results will depend on your fitness level, your body size and your endurance.
What are the benefits of hula hoop exercise?
Hula hooping is a great exercise for burning some extra calories and sculpting your core muscles, and can burn anywhere from 350 to 400 calories per hour! Along with burning calories, another benefit of weighted hula hooping is that it can help to reduce waist and hip size.