Brigita Christmas

Brigita Bonas: How to eat healthily but still enjoy Christmas!

Will you be indulging in your favourite festive treats this Christmas, or are you keeping one eye firmly on your diet and training plan? Hoops Connect ambassador and fitness model Brigita Bonas falls firmly in the latter camp, so we … Read More

Brigita in Barcelona

Brigita Bonas: Preparing for a bikini fitness competition – in Barcelona

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

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming: How sport changes with the seasons

When we woke up on Tuesday morning, we were confronted by the stark reality that summer is well and truly over. A thick mist hung in the air, and the temperature hovered around the freezing point. It could mean only … Read More

Disability sport: “Let’s put an end to ‘inspiration porn’”

Here at Hoops Connect we’re all about helping you to get into sport and fitness. But we’re also here to investigate the big issues in sport. With that in mind, we met with journalist, sportswoman and disability sports expert Gemma-Lou … Read More

Premier League 25

Premier League at 25: Hoops’ 5 moments of greatness

Friday night marks the return of Premier League action, but Tuesday is just as significant. August 15th sees its 25th anniversary. And while some football purists resent the attention given to the post-Premier League era, it’s hard to disagree with … Read More

Jawahir Roble

Jawahir Roble: Football referee, Muslim woman, role model

Here at Hoops Connect we’re all about helping you to get into sport and fitness. And on our journey we’re meeting some great people, who are working towards the same goals as we are. The latest inspirational figure we’ve been … Read More

Brigita Bonas

Brigita Bonas: The benefits to mixing up 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

Fitness Firsts Hoops

Fitness Firsts: Running – 7 things you wish you knew before you started

We all have to start somewhere right? Whether you’ve never ran before in your life, or you’ve been out for a long time due to an injury, that first run is never fun. Here’s a few things to remember before … Read More

Brigita Bonas Why you should HIIT interval training hard

Brigita Bonas: Why you should HIIT interval training hard!

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

Hoops Heroes Eric Douglin

Hoops Heroes: Eric Douglin – basketball coach, tournament organiser, kidney disease survivor

In March we launched our Hoops Heroes competition, as we look to recognise the amazing work that people around the country are putting in to ensure others can enjoy sport. And in the first week of April we announced our inspirational … Read More

6 best free workouts

6 best ways to get a free workout

Times are tough, and many of us are counting the pennies. We get it. When purse strings are being tightened, gym memberships and fitness classes are often the first thing to get the chop. However, that doesn’t have to mean … Read More

Gymnastics

Gymnastics: “The foundation of all sports”

Hoops are delighted to be sponsoring GoFest, as they bring their super inclusive events to Manchester and Surrey this summer. We now know that we’re going to be partnering with UK Flair at the Guildford venue, a fantastic company introducing children … Read More

Brigita Bonas: Bikini fitness and posing workshops

Brigita Bonas: Bikini Fitness and the benefits of Posing Workshops

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

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

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