Want to get ship-shape? Get a jump rope today, for skipping is said to fortify the cardiovascular system, tone up muscles, improve agility. And it’s free so you can do it where and when you want to!
Here’s more on its benefits
A great fat-buster: Skipping can help you shed up to 450 calories in just 30 minutes.
It promotes cardio-vascular activity: Each session leads to better cardio-respiratory improvements, making the heart stronger and allowing it to pump more blood, delivering oxygen and nutrients to your tissues.
Fights osteoporosis: Since skipping is weight bearing, it boosts a person’s bone density, helping to keep off osteoporosis. A site mentions how The Osteoporosis Society recommends two to five minutes of a physical activity like skipping every day to help prevent osteoporosis.
Increases focus: Skipping also helps you gain better concentration.
Zero-cost workout: It costs nothing, so it’s for anyone and at anytime.