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Update on the Hula Hooping May 26, 2010

Filed under: etc — clln @ 3:37 am
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This weekend was absolutely gorgeous so I got outside walking and hula-hooping as much as possible. I’ve been hoping the hula hoop is the answer to my prayers for toned muscles, but sadly I have yet to feel the burn. I did it for about 45 minutes; I think I might have gotten a slight back workout.

My sisters (and bridesmaids) enjoying the weather and the hula hoop.

In the above photo, you’ll see my sister hula hooping (and my other sister reading.) We put on tube tops and got out in the sun with our hula hoop to get a free workout and tan. Yes, I know in this day and age there’s no excuse to expose yourself to sun damage, but it was the first real taste of summer, we needed this. Plus, to fit with the “cheap” part, this sun damage was free!

All in all, it was a productive afternoon. I multi-tasked: I burned some calories, and I texted at the same time:

The lighting was awful under this tree, but I was texting and hula hooping.

I’m going to keep trying the hula hoop. For now my verdict is that I don’t feel like I’m getting a great workout but I am having a lot of fun. Plus the neighborhood cats enjoy watching us do it, like our little ginger friend Marchelo:

Our neighbor's cat supervising the hula hooping.

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