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

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Hoops Hangouts: Jonas on what’s next for Hoops Connect

As a young start-up company, we know how important it is that we offer you something different. And while we believe that our app is a unique resource for organising, discovering and participating in sport, we want to do something … Read More

Hoops at Ball Out

Ball Out: Hoops Connect shoots Hoops at the London qualifiers

Hoops have been busy building partnerships all summer, but when those relationships come to fruition, we know that all the hard work has been worth it. Our day at the Ball Out 3×3 tournament on Saturday 15th July was one … Read More

Chapter 7: Hoops Connect hits the app stores

Chapter 7: Hoops Connect hits the app stores

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, finally, we have the news that we’ve been waiting to tell you … Read More

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Hoops Hangouts: Andy on swapping journalism for Hoops Connect

As a young start-up company, we know how important it is that we offer you something different. And while we believe that our app is a unique resource for organising, discovering and participating in sport, we want to do something … 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

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Richard Bell: Why I’m preparing for a new BBL season in America

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

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GoFest North: Hoops join a Manchester debut to remember

The second and final GoFest of the summer brought the super-inclusive festival of sport up north for a Manchester debut, its first appearance away from home territory in Guildford. Hoops were there to help make it a memorable occasion…   … Read More

Chris Arthey

Chris Arthey: Marathon runner, to amputee, to marathon runner

Here at Hoops 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. At GoFest South in May, we connected … Read More

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Hoops Hangouts: Jonas on the origins of Hoops Connect

As a young start-up company, we know how important it is that we offer you something different. And while we believe that our app is a unique resource for organising, discovering and participating in sport, we want to do something … Read More

Meet VX

VX: “It’s a game of honour – and it’s a lot of fun too!”

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. After discovering VX at GoFest, we talked … Read More

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#GoHoops: Hoops take GoFest South by storm

When Hoops decided to partner with family festival of sport GoFest, we had a feeling that we were in for something special. Over the May bank holiday weekend in Guildford, we found that we were right…   With 42 sports … Read More

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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

Great City Games

The Great City Games: When athletics comes to Manchester’s streets

Here at Hoops we don’t just want to help you find new sporting and fitness opportunities, we want to grow your love for sport too. With that in mind, we’ve taken a look ahead to the Great City Games, the … Read More

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Jack Downs: “Come and join the rugby league family”

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

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Chapter 6: All systems are go

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. After seven months of toil, set-backs, Eureka moments and tears, we’re set for … Read More

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Richard Bell: “The BBL could grow into a top league”

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

Ball Out

Ball Out: The pioneers “taking basketball forward” in Britain

Hoops are delighted to be sponsoring Ball Out this summer, the number one 3×3 basketball tournament in the country. We spoke to founder and former international baller Julius Joseph to find out a little more about his company.   The battle between … Read More

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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

Roger Black

Roger Black: Olympic medalist tells Hoops there are “no barriers to sport in this country”

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

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Tell us your local Hoops Heroes

Do you know somebody who deserves recognition for their commitment to sport and fitness? Maybe they beat illness to return to your local rugby side? Or volunteer day-in day-out to teach football to children? We want to hear from you, … 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

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Trampolining: The best way to bounce yourself fit

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 try … 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

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

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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