'Best workout ever': Weighted hula hooping is the latest fitness craze taking TikTok by storm: Here's where to shop them on sale

Kate Mendonca
·Shopping Editor
·3-min read

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This viral fitness trend is a fun and easy way to get moving. (Getty Images)

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Since bursting onto the scene in 2017, TikTok has become an endless source of inspiration for everything from fitness and beauty trends to the latest in cleaning hacks and recipes.

Weighted hula hoop workouts are the latest craze taking over the social media app, with the hashtag #weightedhulahoop racking up more than 138 million views to date. As an easy, low-impact way to combine cardio and strength training, it’s no wonder that people have gravitated towards this fitness trend.

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If you’re considering adding a dose of the childhood pastime to your own workout routine, one top-rated version is on sale now on Amazon Canada, saving you 20 per cent on your purchase.

Dochi Queen Weighted Hula Hoop

Save 20% on the Dochi Queen Weighted Hula Hoop. Image via Amazon.
Save 20% on the Dochi Queen Weighted Hula Hoop. Image via Amazon.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $37 (originally $46)

What is it?

The Dochi Queen Weighted Hula Hoop is one top-rated tool that will have you ready to take up TikTok’s latest fitness obsession. It comes with an adjustable frame that lets you choose your perfect size and weight — guaranteeing a challenging workout every time.

Unlike some other versions, the Dochi Queen hula hoop is made with a soft padded exterior rather than solid plastic, which helps to avoid the bruises that some TikTok users have experienced during their workouts.

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It also comes apart, making it easy to store the hoop whenever it’s not in use. If you’re new to hula hooping, the brand recommends starting with five minutes a day and working your way up to longer sessions as you get stronger.

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What people are saying

Since many gyms are still not open to the public, many people have turned to creative ways to stay active at home, including the Dochi Queen Weighted Hula Hoop. So far this weighted hula hoop has earned a near-perfect 4.8 star rating from shoppers who can’t get enough of this unique fitness trend.

“Easy to put together and really fun to use. I love how soft it is,” said one reviewer. “Best workout ever — I cant stop using this hula hoop!”

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Weighing in at just 1kg, the Dochi Queen Weighted Hula Hoop is on the lighter side, but still offers a fun way to get moving.

And as with any fitness routine, the key to results is consistency. Luckily, when you find a workout that you actually enjoy, it makes sticking with it much more likely.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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