Have you considered skipping as a quick and easy workout?! Thousands of...
Have you considered skipping as a quick and easy workout?! Thousands of gym-goers and boxers aren't wrong - it's a really great and quick workout...
1.The effort it takes to skip for 10 minutes is the equivalent of running a mile in eight minutes!
2. Skipping is a full-body workout, and uses your abs to stabilise the body, legs for jumping, shoulders and arms for turning the rope.
3. Skipping can help improve coordination, stamina and focus.
4. Skipping is less jolting on your joints than running.
5. Once you've bought your rope, skipping is a free workout!
You can also build up to doing those impressive and surprisingly tricky skipping steps you see all of the professional boxers doing in their warm-ups!