GoFest festival

GoFest: “Like going to the Olympics – but you get to have a go yourself!”

Hoops are delighted to be partnering with GoFest, as they bring their super inclusive events to Manchester and Surrey this summer. We could tell you about how fantastic their festivals are, but instead we chatted with GoFest founder Paul Farris to find … Read More

Triathlon

Triathlon: “You don’t race, you take on the challenge together”

Hoops is here to help you manage your sport and fitness obligations, and to find new opportunities. To help you do that, we’re going to be investigating activities which are a little off the beaten path. This week we’re focusing … Read More

Richard Bell game day insight

Richard Bell: A glimpse into Manchester Giants’ game day

Here at Hoops we’re committed to bringing you the most informative and motivational content possible – after all, we want you to love sport as much as we do! But we don’t know everything. So we’re going to be enlisting … Read More

Golf: Time to bring it to the masses

Golf: Time to bring it to the masses

Here at Hoops, we’re not just interested in the here and now of sport, we want to know what the future holds as well. So we’re going to be talking to people involved in the industry to find out how … Read More

Five excuses why people skip their workouts

5 top reasons why people skip their workouts

No matter how much we here at Hoops want you to get active, you need to want it yourself. Of course, it’s not always that simple. Just because you tell yourself you want something, it doesn’t mean you can master … Read More

Cricket: What does the future hold?

Cricket: What does the future hold?

Here at Hoops, we’re not just interested in the here and now of sport, we want to know what the future holds as well. So we’re going to be talking to people involved in the industry to find out how … Read More

Pole fitness

Pole fitness: Breaking down the stigma

Hoops is here to help you manage your sport and fitness obligations, and to find new opportunities. To help you do that, we’re going to be investigating activities which are a little off the beaten path. This week we have … Read More

Exercising together: The gateway to a better sex life

Exercising together: The gateway to a better sex life

Here at Hoops, we aren’t satisfied with just providing you with the means to manage your sports life and find new fitness opportunities, we also want to motivate you to make the most of our services. And, especially for Valentine’s … Read More

Brigita Bonas

How yoga can complement your workout

Here at Hoops we’re committed to bringing you the most informative and motivational content possible – after all, we want you to love sport as much as we do! But we don’t know everything. So we’re going to be enlisting … Read More

Chapter 5 time to get excited

Chapter 5: Time to get excited

As those dedicated Hoops fans among you already know, we’ve been chronicling the life of a start-up company since we kicked off this blog back in October. Now in Chapter Five, it’s time to hold on to your hats, because … Read More

Sunil Birdy

Sunil Birdy: Breaking down barriers between disability and sport

Here at Hoops we’re all about helping you to get into sport and fitness. But as much as we’re working to take the effort out of organising your sports life, you need the inspiration to get out of the house … Read More

Futsal the modern day street football

Futsal: The modern-day street football

Hoops is here to help you manage your sport and fitness obligations, and to find new opportunities. To help you do that, we’re going to be investigating activities which are a little off the beaten path. This week we’re taking … Read More

Mike Phillips Hoops interview

Sale Sharks’ Mike Phillips explains how rugby can improve your life

Here at Hoops we’re all about helping you to get into sport and fitness. But as much as we’re working to take the effort out of organising your sports life, you need the inspiration to get out of the house … Read More

Manchester Giants Richard Bell Hoops

Manchester Giants’ Richard Bell talks basketball and the “huge” benefits of sport

Here at Hoops we’re all about helping you to get into sport and fitness. But as much as we’re working to take the effort out of organising your sports life, you need the inspiration to get out of the house … Read More

Bigger and BETA Things

Chapter 4: Bigger and Beta Things

Since Chapter Three of this series, where we chronicle the growth of our tech company and try to teach a little of what we’ve learnt along the way, it’s been pedal-to-the-metal crazy.   We couldn’t write our #mondaymotivation posts if we didn’t … Read More

Header for Hoops Chapter Three: Drumroll Please!

Chapter 3: Drum Roll Please!

The life of a start up is hard, but it’s an absolute blast too. Since Chapter Two of this series, where we chronicle the growth of our tech company and the launch of our sport and fitness app, we’ve been kept very busy. … Read More

Chapter 2: History is Made

Hoops has been in the works for a while, but it’s been just over a week since you all joined us for this journey, as detailed in our first post. We’re happy to report that Chapter 2 of our story isn’t … Read More

Chapter One: The Beginning of Hoops

Chapter One: The Beginning of Hoops

Hoops began at your local basketball court. Hoops began at your local football pitch. Hoops began at your local gym. Hoops began because we’re passionate about sports and fitness, but it was driving us nuts, too. Anyone that’s ever tried … Read More