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.
Can hula hoop flatten tummy?
Hula hooping is a great aerobic workout and keeps your abs engaged the whole time, which is great to shed fat and get a flat stomach. The better you get at hula hooping, the better a workout it is because you’ll be able to do more twisting and spinning (and those crazy tricks you see on the YouTube videos).
Does hula hoop exercise really work?
Balance, stability, and strengthening the core
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.
Is 10 minutes of hula hooping enough?
To see results, experts say you will need to hula hoop for at least 10 minutes a day. A simple hula hoop for around 15 minutes increases your heartbeats. 15-30 minutes of hula hooping a day strengthens your heart muscles and allows it to pump blood throughout your body more efficiently.