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Does hula hooping improve love handles?

Does hula hooping improve love handles?

Weight Loss: It will only help if you do this exercise for a considerable amount of time. Better to do standard aerobic exercise combined with weight training. Best. ...Read more

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Does hula hooping help with spondylolisthesis?

Does hula hooping help with spondylolisthesis?

Interesting question: I am not aware of any specific data on the subject, but if you can do it, and it doesn't make you feel worse, i say knock yourself out. ...Read more

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Will hula hoop on my wii fit have same results as weighted one. Most of the hoops had warning labels about chemicals that i wasn't comfortable with. ?

Will hula hoop on my wii fit have same results as weighted one. Most of the hoops had warning labels about chemicals that i wasn't comfortable with.
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No evidence . . .: Wii fit hasn't been around long enough for there to be good studies comparing its hula hoop exercises to real hula hoop. You didn't mention what chemicals made you uncomfortable. Discuss this w/your family doc. In general, i find it difficult to discourage any physical activity. So if you like wii fit, go for it! important thing is to get active daily. So congrats on making that move! ...Read more

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Does jumping jump rope for one month help me touch a basketball hoop?

Does jumping jump rope for one month help me touch a basketball hoop?

Probably not: This will help with endurance and fast twitch muscle fibers, but not much for an increase in vertical leap. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clean a tragus piercing when you can't remove the hoop earring itself?

What is the best way to clean a tragus piercing when you can't remove the hoop earring itself?

Antiseptic: Cleanse with peroxide diluted 1:1 with water, followed by isopropyl alcohol, then Bacitracin antibiotic ointment 3 x daily. Important especially after showering. Tragal cartilage infections can be a problem so best to avoid with meticulous care. ...Read more

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I was shooting hoops with a friend today and I jumped up to shoot the hoop and now my ankle hurts . It hurts around my ankle and hurts to put weight ?

I was shooting hoops with a friend today and I jumped up to shoot the hoop and now my ankle hurts . It hurts  around my ankle and hurts to put weight ?

Jump shot...: The hoops game is not without it's problems, and you've experienced a very common one. The initial treatment consists of RICE. Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. I would think that it is probably not fractured, but, one can never know the full extent of the injury without an x-ray and examination. The range and depth of treatment will depend on the degree of damage. ...Read more

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After c section, can I use hoola hoop for exercise?

After c section, can I use hoola hoop for exercise?

Yes: Once you are healed this should be fine. If you have questions or concerns do not hesitate to ask your attending physician. ...Read more

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Can you loose weight in your abdomen from doing the twist or hula hoop?

Can you loose weight in your abdomen from doing the twist or hula hoop?

Possibly: If you really work at it, the commonest cause of fat bellies is poor diet and couch podtatoism. ...Read more

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How many calories do you burn while hula hooping?

How many calories do you burn while hula hooping?

300 - 500/hr: During a one hour hula hoop class a person can reportedly burn between 300 to 500 calories. ...Read more