Hula-Hooping


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

Hula-Hooping

 

a physical exercise consisting of the rotation of a hoop up and down the body without use of the hands. Only trunk, legs, and neck movements are used. The hoop is usually hollow and made of polyethylene. Hula-hooping became popular in the late 1940’s and early 1950’s.

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Year 3 pupil Hannah says: "I love hula-hooping because it's tiring but fun.
The 21-year-old Spanish funnyman dropped into the arena as world champion Jana, also 21, was half way through her hula-hooping routine at Roberts Brothers' Circus, in Scarborough.
The 21-year-old Spanish funnyman dropped into the arena as world champion Miss Roberts, also 21, was midway through her hula-hooping routine at Roberts Brothers' Circus, in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
GREAY EFFORTS: Sophie Donaldson, 12, has a go at hula-hooping , left, and a youngster tries to beat the goalie, right
Members of the circus also broke records for knife throwing and hula-hooping on the first National Circus Day in April.
HULA-HOOPING, climbing and crazy golf are just some of the activities included in a sporty scheme to amuse kids throughout the holidays.
Here's Ayda Field as a sporty student leading her school to victory in a hula-hooping contest.
Youngsters from four primary schools - Easterside, Marton Grove, Newham Bridge and Pennyman - have enjoyed learning playground games, hula-hooping, healthy cooking, dance and quizzes, all led by the programme's play leaders.