How many calories do you burn jumping rope?

Most daily or weekly workouts wouldn't be completed without exercise equipment. Although, you may never have seen them, the jumping rope is probably the best equipment that has been used by athletes, especially boxers. What makes the jump rope the most like able...

Jump Rope Surfaces

Jumping over a rope that passes under both feet is a high impact exercise. Running is also a high impact exercise. If you had a choice, you wouldn’t run on a hard unforgiving surface! Would you? Well, the same is true with jumping rope. The risk of injury is much...

Injury Free High Impact

High Impact and Low Impact Rope JumpingRope jumping exercises can be either high impact or low impactLow impact exercise keeps at least one foot in constant contact with the ground. Twirls, wraps and step-throughs are low impact jump rope routines. Walking is also a...

First Thoughts About Fitness Training

Think about jumping rope and you think about someone jumping! Right?Jumping rope brings two things to mind. Many adults without little children think about a firmly sculpted hard body boxer or martial artist working out in the gym with a personal fitness trainer....

Jumping Rope vs Running – Pros and Cons

Running is one of the most popular activities that people do when they are trying to lose weight and improve their fitness. One of the main reasons for this is that it is something that everyone can do. All you really need is a good pair of running shoes. Another...

How Speed Rope Works?

It's amazing to think that one of the simplest, oldest, most time tested pieces of exercise equipment, the jump rope, has evolved the way it has. In it's origins the jump rope was simply a piece of cotton rope. Soon cotton turned into leather and eventually plastic....