The workout: Hula hooping isn't just a playground pastime anymore. This kind involves a much heavier hoop than the one you swung around your hips as a kid-which is what makes it a great high-energy, cardio workout. Hoopnotica Master Trainer Jacqui Becker describes it as a full-body, holistic workout program, since it hits everything from your arms to your core, while burning fat all over. Plus, it's actually fun and so low impact that anyone at any age can do it. "It appeals to people who don't like to work out," she adds, since it can actually feel more like play than work.
But the biggest benefit of hula hooping lies in its accessibility. "A lot of people just wantRead More »from This Favorite Playground Pastime is a Killer Cardio Workout