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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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During the jumping rope training, all the repetitions were guided by metronome rates of 120 rotations per min to ensure equal exercise intensity among children.
Unlike running, biking, or team sports, jumping rope is an activity that everyone in the family can do together, at individualized pace and exertion level, regardless of age or cardiovascular conditioning.
Before jumping began at the camps, 64% of the campers stated that they were not worried about moving or migrating while jumping rope, but after the jumping began, they changed their minds.
Vigorous intensity aerobic activities include racewalking, jogging or running, swimming laps, jumping rope and hiking uphill or with a heavy backpack.
This program engages elementary students in a physical activity (jumping rope) while raising funds to support lifesaving heart and stroke research.
The Bureau of Indications has gotten into trouble with HR lately for banging on the full-sized punching bag and jumping rope in the cubicle.
"Build Inner Strength" is an abdominal circuit for the entire midsection; "A Better Burn" is a total-body routine that applies "offset training" to build muscle; "Jump On It" combines weights and jumping rope to burn fat; and "Ground Force" is a lower-body routine for conditioning one's bottom half.
Walking fast, bicycling, jumping rope, dancing fast, and playing basketball are all good ways for your child to be active and promote general child fitness.
"I can remember very well sitting on the steps in the summer and some of my friends would be down on the street jumping rope and I'd be sitting out front reading my BE."
However, use of scanning software with a single adaptive switch definitely requires a fair amount of visual motor coordination, just like jumping rope.
These patterns must change, says Judith Young, executive director of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, which recently partnered with Coca-Cola to launch Step With It!, a program that challenges middle school students to take at least 10,000 steps a day, such as walking, running, dancing or jumping rope. "The focus on establishing appropriate patterns in early life is important," says Young.
Color and black-and-white photos of an adult Veronica Chambers jumping rope with her friends, teams doing flips inside the ropes and many historical photos make this high-energy book not only fun to read, but also fun too look at.
"It took my parents a lot of time to admit their third son makes his living jumping rope." While Fisher, also known as the "Rope Warrior," may not consider his rope-jumping occupation respectable, it's certainly successful.
Double Dutch, for those who don't know, is a way of jumping rope that demands a high degree of skill and energy.
People have been jumping rope for hundreds of years.