High intensity exercise has been shown in short bursts to help someone who is busy to get a great cardiovascular benefit while burning some calories.
A mainstay of endurance, agility, power, speed and calorie burn has been jumping rope.
If you are new to this, it is worth a try since a jump rope is inexpensive and with this Muscle and Fitness article, you can be well on your way to feel the burn and torch the calories.
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BURN MORE CALORIES JUMPING ROPE
Fire off more than 150 calories in 15 minutes with a combo of jumping rope and full-body conditioning moves.
BY ALYSSA SHAFFER
Rope jumping is one of the fastest ways to scorch calories while building stamina, power, and speed. Plus it improves both agility and coordination””skills that will assist you in many other areas of sports, fitness, and daily life. So why don”™t more of us pick up a rope and start skipping?
“œPeople are still often intimidated by the idea of jumping rope, especially if they don”™t think they are “good”™ at it to start,” says Tim Haft, creator of Punk Rope workouts and a trainer based in New York City. Haft”™s popular Punk Rope group classes, which mix rope jumping with conditioning drills, are designed to take out some of that intimidation factor by placing an emphasis on fun drills. And by keeping the rope jumping down to two-minute intervals, you won”™t get gassed out as easily, he adds.