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jump rope

To jump or skip repeatedly over a length of rope, cord, or the like, which is swung over and around the jumper's entire body by the jumper or two others. One of our favorite things to do when we were little was to jump rope! Even as an adult, jumping rope is a great form of exercise!
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The following are some progressions in jumping rope.
Jumping rope is considered the perfect exercise because it works your entire body all at once.
Jumping rope appeals to youngsters with a range of skills, she said.
One article claimed jumping rope too long would cause a girl's blood vessels to burst.
Last year, Claire Dore's 8-year-old border collie mix, Dana, won Best in Show after winning the Best Trick category for jumping rope and climbing a ladder.
8220;My vision is to open people's minds to a brand new concept in jumping rope, and I hope to establish new relationships and learn from others who are excited about that vision and have been influential fitness innovators themselves.
In the early afternoon, Nick is suspending its regular programming to show shots of kids jumping rope, shooting hoops and chasing balls.
The goal is to show kids the fun in jumping rope to keep in shape.
4 -- 5) Among the clientele at the Grace Boxing Club - whose ages range from 7 to 68 - are Celeste Ramirez, 20, left, working out on the treadmill, and Danny Castro, 14, above, jumping rope.
A 37 year-old fitness expert and author who has built an empire out of jumping rope, Fisher is the originator of Ropenastics(TM) an exciting program that incorporates rope jumping, rhythmic gymnastics, dance, martial arts and aerobics into a fun, creative, and beneficial cardiovascular activity, one that he teaches on his new workout and skills videos.
Handelsman's prescription for physical activity calls for subtracting 30 minutes of TV and video games each day and adding 30 minutes of running, jumping rope, playing tag and other outdoor activities.
In "Rope Around the World," the energetic star shares the joy of jumping rope as she skips around the globe from the Eiffel Tower in Paris to New York's Times Square.
Let's Just Play,'' Nick's campaign launched Monday, is using on-air public service announcements, community events and celebrity endorsements to nudge kids into more active pastimes, such as jumping rope, Frisbee tossing, tumbling and customized games with common toys such as Hula Hoops.