Hoop Yourself Slim With This Hula-Hoop Workout
A super-fun belly-blaster
By Su Reid-St. John
Everyone from Zooey Deschanel to First Lady Michelle Obama is hot for Hula-Hooping. To get in the swing, too, try our exhilarating Hula-Hoop workout from Gabriella Redding, CEO and creator of Hoopnotica, a Los Angeles–based company that offers hooping classes, plus sells hoops and how-to DVDs.
Start with the basic moves until you feel comfortable, then step up to more advanced ones, mixing and matching for your own personal head-to-toe tone-up. Do any combination of moves for 30 minutes (you’ll burn 150 to 250 calories per workout) three times a week for four weeks and you’ll lose 3 to 6 inches all over your body. Yep, belly included!
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