Exercise Guide



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Jump Rope

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The Jump Rope can be used for:

  • A Warm-up Activity
  • Cardiovascular Training


Use of the Jump Rope:

1. Choose the length of jump rope that allows you to jump freely

  • Weight ropes are available for greater intensity to anaerobic interval training workouts

2. Jump on a surface that is giving such as the wood floor

  • Hard surfaces such as concrete or the synthetic gym floor over concrete cause shin splints or other injuries
  • Jump slowly to warm-up and gradually increase to an aerobic intensity
  • Interval train anaerobically to challenge your cardiovascular system for improvement
  • For variety, challenge yourself with two-footed jumps, high knees, and one-foot repetitive jumping

3. Gradually cool-down for recovery or move on to another aerobic activity