Hula Hooping For Core Strength

Hula Hooping For Core Strength There are a lot of fancy tools out there for developing core strength. A story published in the NSCA's Performance Training Journal suggests one you probably remember from grade school: The Hula Hoop. Author, Kyle Brown, suggests starting out with a standard hula hoop to get a feel for the movement required to keep it going at waist level. Every muscle in your core gets work, from the obliques and abdominals to your glutes. Once you get it down, graduate to a weighted hoop for building muscular endurance.

True Strength Moment: The article explains how to make hula hooping for 20 to 30 minutes a challenging endurance workout. The larger and heavier the hoop, the easier it'll be to use because small lightweight hoops require more energy to keep suspended. Choose one that comes to somewhere between your hip and chest when stood vertically upright on the floor. When you're unable to maintain good posture, it's time to hang it up for the day. Today's Performance Blog at ABBperformance.com compares core stability to athletic performance with a number of different measures.
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