Featured excerpt from the 100 Days of Dance Blog.
Jumping rope is more than just a childhood recess activity. It’s a great option for doing cardio. Jumping rope for 10 minutes at 120 RPM produces the same cardiovascular fitness as the following activities:
Cycling: 2 miles in 6 minutes
Handball: 20 minutes
Jogging: 30 minutes at a moderate pace
Running: 1 mile in 10 minutes
Swimming: 720 yards in 12 minutes
Tennis: 90 minutes (singles)
5 More Reasons Why You Should Jump Rope
#1. You can do it anywhere.
#2. It works the whole body.
#3. No specific training is needed.
#4. It’s an inexpensive workout.
#5. You don’t have to worry about the weather.