Jump Rope vs. Running: Which is Better for Cardio?
Jumping rope and running are great forms of cardio exercise. So, even though jump rope is better for cardio, running unquestionably has health benefits, too. In fact, it offers the same benefits and general goals as jumping rope.
Jan 16, 2024Devin Meek
Time-Based vs. Rep-Based Jump Rope Workouts
In the case of any workout, you should always do what feels best for you. Choosing between sets is a matter of preference, goals, propensity to injury, fitness level, age, and strength.
Jan 14, 2024Devin Meek
How to Stretch Before Jumping Rope: 5 Warm Up Stretches to Prevent Injury
It's difficult to overstate the importance of warming up for exercise. Jump rope is often used as a warm up for other forms of exercise and is a great way to get blood flowing to all the different muscles you'll likely be engaging. However, if jump rope is your exercise activity for the day, it is wise to do some dynamic stretching prior to getting started.
Jan 08, 2024Devin Meek
4 Best Jump Ropes for CrossFit (2023) - Elite Jumps
In my 20+ years as a jump rope competitor and coach I've worked with thousands of athletes looking to improve their skill with double unders. I get asked all the time for my recommendation on jump ropes for CrossFit. 
Jan 04, 2024Matt Hopkins
DIY: How to Make Your Own Jump Rope - Elite Jumps
Looking for something fun to do with your kids? Want an activity for your students that encourages a healthy lifestyle? Try making your own DIY jump rope, a fun project that can be accomplished in just a few minutes.
Jan 02, 2024Matt Hopkins
The Secret to Sizing Your Jump Rope - Elite Jumps
In this article, we will show you how to size your rope properly, debunk some common (incomplete) sizing methods, provide basic tips on form, and recommend rope lengths based on the type of jumping you’ll be doing.
Dec 19, 2023Devin Meek

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