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Jumping rope is a great tool for improving your strength & agility because it incorporates so many training elements: conditioning, timing, hand-eye-foot coordination, and the mental focus to access these elements at the same time. Video: See these Exercises in Action 1. High Knee Steps: This is almost a skipping motion over the rope — you pass one leg at a time over the rope as it comes beneath you. Try to move as quickly as you can and count only every time your right leg hits the ground. Do not underestimate the effectiveness of this drill. This is a...

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how to, jump ropes, size, sizing, sizing guide, surge sizing -

With double unders, you're looking for optimum speed and efficiency. The idea is to get the rope turning around your body with as little effort as possible with maximum rope control. A jump rope that is too long will be sloppy and take too much effort to turn.   To get the rope length "just right" for double unders, we recommend rope lengths as determined by the clearance of the rope over your head when jumping. The optimum length for double unders is 6" to 10" over your head.  This can be determined by jumping in front of a mirror, or...

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battle ropes, how to -

Battle ropes are excellent for high intensity training that engages arms, core and legs, helping you develop explosive power, rotational conditioning, grip strength, core stability and endurance. Why use battle ropes? Battle ropes = full body strength + cardio. Battle ropes burn about 10 calories a minute (more than burpees or squats!) When done properly, battle ropes are a low impact aerobic activity, easing the strain on your joints. Ropes easily cater to your fitness level; one size can easily accommodate people of different fitness levels. Go longer & harder for a more intense workout. Battle ropes are one of those fitness...

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battle ropes, how to -

Battle ropes most commonly come in three lengths (30, 40 or 50 feet) and two thicknesses (1.5" and 2"). The size you should get depends on two main factors: your fitness goals, and the amount of space you have. Thickness Thick ropes carry more weight, while longer ropes allow for a more fluid motion. Thicker ropes require bigger hands and greater grip strength. If you're looking for high intensity, cardio blasting workouts, we recommend the 1.5" diameter battle rope. These ropes will allow you to go hard, maintain a solid grip, and will fit perfectly into a circuit training workout. If...

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