Today’s Health tip: Hula hoop Vs Jumping rope

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Hula hoop Vs Jumping rope

Hula Hoop

A hula hoop routine improves the core muscles and flexibility, which in turn helps you prevent lower back pain or a weak core.

Besides this, the hula hoop increases heart rate, oxygen consumption, improves balance and helps burns calories.

Hula hoop for fitness also has a narrow possibility for injury.Though hula hoop may be a cardio workout, it is can only be a challenge if you sustain it over a period of time.

Unlike the children’s hula hoop which is made from plastic, opt for a weighted hula hoop for fitness. This adds to the challenge of losing weight.

Jumping rope

This cardio or aerobic workout exercises most of the muscles in the body. Jumping rope or skipping uses the arm muscles, core and leg muscles, making it a full-body workout.

It helps Weight loss, increases heart rate, improves endurance and alertness, improves your co-ordination, Tones the muscles.

incorrect shoes, surface and incorrect form can affect the knees. Jumping too high and coming down heavily can affect the knees, ankles and feet.

For better grip and length of the rope there are several sports stores that stock different brands that have skipping ropes or jump ropes.