The children's toy hula-hoop was invented in the 1950s.
Now the hula-hoop is no longer child's play.
Hooping is a popular tool used to burn calories and work your core. Hooping for an hour can burn up to 400 to 600 calories.
3News reporter Sarah Acosta was live with a local hooping instructor, Stephanie Sellars on First Edition learning more health benefits and the hooping basics.
More health benefits:
-Can work up to 30 muscles
-Can prevent back injuries
-Strengthens the core and works abdominal's
-Burns visceral fat, fat that is dangerous to the heart
Stephanie holds a weekly hula-hooping class Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the donation based Youga-Yoga studio.
If interested in learning more about hooping, email Stephanie at email@example.com