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What kind of jump rope is best for exercising?

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1. The best kind is a light speed rope. These can be bought for about $5. Here is a link to order one online: http://www.buyjumpropes.net/

Posted on Jan 03, 2013

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Jumping rope is great exercise because it really gets yourheart racing. It is a cardio as well asa muscle building work out.

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SOURCE: My daughter has started learning how to jump rope at school and wants one for home use to practice with. What is a good kind of jump rope for a beginner?

I recommend buying her a cloth jump rope. They are inexpensive and great for beginners.

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What is a jump rope workout for a beginner?


I jump for 30 seconds and then rest for 60 seconds and do this about 3-4 times in a row. I do this 3 times a week with a day break between each workout. Once I manage to do this without dying, I'll start jumping for longer amounts of time before taking a break.

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How many calories can you burn jumping rope?


This will depend on your weight, the amount of time you exercised, and the intensity. I weigh 190 pounds and usually jump rope for 1hour at an intensive speed . I usually burn about 1035 calories a workout. At a slower pace, I would only burn 690 calories. My workout buddy weighs 150 and usually burns about 730 calories in 1hour.

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If I have weak knees, is jumping rope a good exercise for me?


Yes it is! Jump rope is considered a low level plyometric exercise, a low impact exercise. High level plyometric exercises are bad for weak knees. You should always be careful though. Try to land on the balls of your feet and not the heels and make sure to keep your knees lax. It is always a good idea to consult with your athlete/physiotherapist/trainer.

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Why do people jump rope?


People do it for fun, to play games, or competitively. People also do it as a wonderful way to exercise. Jump roping helps prevents osteoporosis, heart diseases, diabetes, as well as obesity. It helps improve strength, endurance, and helps you to lose weight. It is a great cardio and aerobic exercise.

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Are there different names for jump roping?


Jump Roping can also be called skipping, rope skipping, or rope jumping. Skipping rope is generally the British way to say it, while Americans say Jumping rope.

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How long should your jump rope be for exercising?



If you are 6 feet or shorter, than the rope should be 9 feet long. This is the standard jump rope size found in stores. If you are over 6 feet then you'll need a 10 foot rope. Generally, when you hold the rope and stand on the middle with your feet, each end should reach your arm pit.

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What kind of health related fitness benefits can I expect to receive from jumping rope?


Benefits that you can receive from jumping rope are:
1. Reduces the level of calories.
2. Builds agility and quickness.
3. Increase bones strength and density.
4. Keeps mentally healthy.
5. Improves coordination, etc.

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Is jumping rope really good exercise?


Jumping rope is great exercise because it really gets yourheart racing. It is a cardio as well asa muscle building work out.

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Jump Rope for 5 minutes
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•Pack your resistance tubes. Tubes are a fantastic option for strength training. Exercises are for the entire body, they allow you to train anywhere, anytime with results.


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•Exercise before you leave. This will keep your metabolism high during your flight.
•Stay well hydrated. Drink one glass for every hour while on the plane and avoid alcohol and coffee.
•Never travel hungry.
•Walk and stretch every hour while on the plane to increase blood circulation and reduce muscle stiffness, fatigue and jet lag.
•When you arrive try to get outside. The sun will automatically help to reset your body clock.

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