Benefits of Jumprope
Jumping rope is one of the most underrated types of exercise — and it may even be more effective than other forms of cardio.
Jumping rope requires top-notch coordination, especially as you advance to more skilled moves, such as quickly swinging the rope twice within each jump.
Reduces Injury Risk
With your improved coordination from jumping rope, you'll be less likely to get hurt either during exercise or in day-to-day activities, jumping rope forces you to coordinate your upper and lower body movements so you are more agile and your body awareness is improved tremendously.
Jumping rope can burn 200 to 300 calories in 15 minutes. That may be more than other continuous cardio exercises, like running or bike riding. Since most of your major muscle groups are working when you jump rope,
- Jump rope for 10 minutes to warm up before any exercise
- Add a minute of jump rope between HIIT workouts
- Do 1 minute of speed jumping between sit-ups/pushups