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When was the last time you jump rope?

  1. profile image53
    wegotfitness.composted 7 years ago

    Using a jump rope in your workouts can increase the amount of calories you burn in your workouts.

    1. yolanda yvette profile image61
      yolanda yvetteposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I've heard that before and have wanted to incorporate jumping rope into my workout routine, but living in an apartment with a tenant below me hinders that.  Wouldn't want to be bouncing on his ceiling.  And I only workout in my apartment.  But it's something we used to do all the time as kids.  We played all kind of jump rope games.  That's been many years ago.

      Jumping rope also does something other than burn calories that's supposed to br really good for the body, but I can't remember what that is at the moment.

    2. wedding speeches profile image56
      wedding speechesposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Jumping rope is a great way to exercise and so portable and cheap.

      It's been a few months since I did. I'd do it one minute straight with a 30 second rest. Did it 10 times.

      Great addition to the workout

    3. profile image46
      St3r0idzposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      it is decent cardio but when it comes to getting your heart rate high, blood pumping and fat burning Interval training is not beat. Go online and type interval training. i lost18 pounds in 1 1/2 month.

  2. nanetteparker profile image63
    nanetteparkerposted 7 years ago

    Last weekend, I did a workout and part of my equipment is a jump role.

  3. Extinct Soul profile image57
    Extinct Soulposted 7 years ago

    Last Sunday, when I was cleaning up my old toy box, I get to find my jumping rope again and have decided to give it a try. lol I've proudly done a 100 though it felt like my heart was already in my neck and was about to choke it out..
    It's was fun! I'll be doing it again..lol..I wish I could do a 150 next time without damaging my lungs..

  4. fit2day profile image74
    fit2dayposted 7 years ago

    I love jump roping because it really gets the heart rate going making it the perfect warm-up exercise. I have to say jump roping is probably one of the most under-rated exercises out there. I think it's the best cardiovascular exercise when running isn't an option

    1. sofs profile image81
      sofsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think it was a couple of years ago sad since then I have added on more weight, good you got me thinking..thank you!!  smile

  5. profile image52
    all about healthposted 7 years ago

    using a jump rope can give you an amazing workout.  You can and should incorporate interval training when jumping rope or skipping, this will help you maximize your calorie burn. Everyone can jump rope, just pick one up and start doing it, you'll see amazing results

  6. Bill Manning profile image75
    Bill Manningposted 7 years ago

    I did that just a few weeks ago. Been trying to pick a good workout system I can do inside my apt. Mine's only one floor so no worries there. big_smile

  7. profile image52
    all about healthposted 7 years ago

    After being unable to workout for about 11 months i'm back into the "fitness war". I love to workout and now more than ever i have a great motivation.  Jumping rope has become my warm up.

  8. xguard profile image60
    xguardposted 7 years ago

    I jump rope every day! 5 x 5 minute rounds with 30 seconds of rest in between rounds. Really gets your cardio ready for any sort of combat sport. Even if you aren't training for any kind of combat sport, jump rope is one of the best ways to get in shape. Its much easier on the knees than running and utilizes more of the body!

 
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