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What do Michelle Obama, Usain Bolt, Kelly Osbourne, Haley Reinhardt, Katie Holmes and Grace Jones all have in common?

 They have all been snapped hula hooping, the latest fitness craze for people looking for an alternative to traditional fitness classes and training on gym equipment. While many people think of hula hooping as a children’s activity, with adult sized heavy hula hoops, hooping can burn 7 calories per minute, […]


In praise of hula hooping in small spaces in the winter

Every winter sees a shift in hula hooper’s living arrangements, as furniture is moved to the sides of the room and breakables put away, as we are forced indoors to hula hoop for much of the season.  For hoopers with low ceilings and small rooms hula hooping in small spaces presents a […]


Hula hoop tutorial – how to hula hoop around your waist

Whether you have decided to hula hoop for fun or fitness, the first hurdle many new hoopers face is how to keep it going around your waist! There are some people who are a natural, and can do it instinctively.  For most of us however it is a challenging, sweaty, […]


Bobble Water Bottle

Stay Hydrated While You’re Hula Hooping!

The Importance of Staying Hydrated In our daily lives, we often neglect our bodies need to stay adequately hydrated. Many of us will have heard that drinking 6-8 glasses of water a day is recommended,but how many of us actually manage that? It’s not easy, especially with all the essential […]


Weekly Drop In Hula Hoop Class for Fun & Fitness Returning on Saturday 9th January 2015.

The Spinsonic Hoola Academy Hula Hoop Class for all levels is a  drop in class every Saturday from 1pm – 2pm at Sam’s Health and Fitness, Wolverhampton Road, Oldbury (attached to the Oldbury College of Sport).  First timers always welcome! This is a friendly, fun class where you can learn to hula […]


Spinsonic hula hooping video in Digbeth, Birmingham

Check out my new video, filmed at the Custard Factory and surrounding area in Digbeth, Birmingham.  The music is Bella Belle, by the Electric Swing Circus available on iTunes here.  They are a 6 piece electro-swing band from Birmingham fusing the best of 20s swing with dirty, awesome, electro beats.  They […]


Silencing The Inner Critic

I used to hate the though of uploading videos of my hooping. I look so crap! All the mistakes! The face pulling! I watch myself, and criticise and hate on me. I’m a Mean Girl! When I watch others hoop videos I just think how awesome they are – why […]