Jumping Rope

Jumping rope compared to other forms of exercise

Rope jumping is one of the most efficient ways to develop cardiovascular fitness because it is a total body movement.

Jumping rope for 10 minutes at 120 RPM produces the same cardiovascular fitness as the following activities:

Activity
Time
Cycling 2 miles6 minutes
Handball20 minutes
Jogging at a moderate pace30 minutes
Running 1 mile12 minutes
Swimming 720 yards12 minutes
Tennis 2 sets12 minutes

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