Has it ever come to your thoughts why boxers, who are arguably some of the fittest athletes around, regularly perform skipping drills to help with their hand-to-eye coordination and cardiovascular fitness? So why not introduce some jump rope into your workouts and.
Skipping is great for your overall fitness, whether it’s part of a warm-up or included in your main exercise session, you could reap some of the fitness benefits
If you pay close attention to most boxers especially light weights, they look like they’re dancing on air as they skip in the gym - they have honed their skipping skills and technique through many hours of practice. Skipping is a straightforward exercise, but to get the most from your routine you should make sure that you adopt the following correct technique:
Programming your Skipping
By adding skipping to your exercise programme, it brings a wide range of fitness benefits. Additionally, studies have shown that skipping is a great for burning calories and depending upon your speed and intensity, 10 minutes of skipping can burn off as many calories as a 30-minute run!
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