Skipping may be used for a cardiovascular workout, similar to jogging or bicycle riding. This aerobic exercise can achieve a “burn rate” of up to 700 calories per hour of vigorous activity, with about 0.1 calories consumed per jump. Ten minutes of skipping is roughly the equivalent of running an eight-minute mile. Jumping rope for 15-20 minutes is enough to burn off the calories from a candy bar.
- It increases blood flow, which means more nutrients get to your skin, Promotes elimination of toxins, Strengthens internal organs to work more efficiently, Can open pores and eliminate toxins through sweat, Heavily contributes to hormonal balance, Relieves tension and stress.
- A healthy, circulating lymphatic system is very important to healthy, beautiful skin. And it just so happens that the up and down motion of jumping rope ( jumping on a trampoline, also) is one of the absolute best exercises for moving the lymph system.
- Jumping rope literally has it all – it works your legs, it works your abs, it works your bodyarms, it works your heart, it works your mind. It increases strength, agility, speed, timing and rhythm. Its medium impact increases bone density, but isn’t as hard on your joints as running. It’s both a fantastic cardio and strength training workout all in one.
- The Jump Rope Can Be Adjusted To Suit Various Lengths. The Plastic Comfort Grip Handles are Light and Gives Good Grip on the Jumping Rope.