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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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Competing against kids older than his age, 14- year- old Harsh, a resident of south Delhi's Mehrangarhi village, is among 1,000 students from the country, who participated in the national jump rope championship held in Karnataka last year.
They indicate that jump rope training may have a supporting role for improving motor coordination and balance performance in preadolescent soccer players.
Crossrope is a customizable line of nine weighted cable jump ropes, ranging from two ounces to three pounds.
NEW YORK: Low tech, inexpensive and versatile, the jump rope has long been a staple of boxers training for bouts and children chanting in schoolyards.
Lifeline Power Jump Rope Exercise Program, Madison, WI
An increased ability to jump rope may lead to improved levels of physical activity and motor skills, socialization, and self-concept (Lee, 2003).
For this full-on fat-blasting routine, you only need a jump rope and plenty of room.
Jump Rope for Heart promotes the value of physical activity to elementary school children while showing them they can contribute to their community's welfare.
Another kids-doing-the-darndest-things docu in the mode of "Spellbound," sharply crafted "Doubletime," by debuting feature helmer Stephanie Johnes, follows two high-ranking school teams in competitive jump rope and Double Dutch.
Then we bring out the jump ropes and we actually do the whole jump rope thing on stage.
Try these jump rope games for a whirling good time.
With the Calorie Jump Rope, not only can you keep track of how many jumps you have achieved but you can also calculate the number of calories you are burning.
The charity, which runs the Jump Rope for Heart scheme, believes skipping can help to reverse the worrying trend which has seen the number of physical inactivity rates double.
The chain also announced its expanded relationship with the American Heart Association as the first sponsor of the association's Jump Rope for Heart program.