Camp-Fit

Mad Jump Roping Skills

Being on the road and away from our everyday lives can give us the opportunity to try new things in different ways. The jump rope is hands down the most portable piece of fitness equipment around. It can easily be stored in a duffle bag, backpack or beach bag. Jumping rope gives you a quick and efficient cardiovascular and muscle building workout and can be done on a variety of surfaces…

Imagine waking up without an alarm clock, stepping outside of your tent or camper and enjoying a fun, effective and convenient workout. It only takes 20 minutes for those beneficial exercise endorphins to kick in. And remember, we are what we repeatedly do. Don’t give up on your mad jump roping skills!
A few tips on finding the right jump rope for you:
4’10” to 5’3″ inches tall; 8 foot rope
5’4″ to 5;10″ inches tall; 9 foot rope
Choose a longer handle for easy rotation and cross overs
Choose a weighted handle for added muscle conditioning
Choose a beaded rope for multiple surfaces and easy control
Here’s a quick start workout for you:
5 Minute Jump Rope for warm up
3 Minute Jump Rope with more speed if possible
30 seconds wall or floor pushups
3 Minute Jumping
30 seconds tricep dips
3 Minute Jump Rope
30 seconds standing squats
3 Minute Jump Rope
30 seconds plank hold
Repeat the circuit as many times as  you want!
Take 2-5 minutes for a proper cool down.  Focus on Achilles, Calfs, Quadriceps and Hamstrings.

1 Response

  1. Sounds good to me. Love this whole blog!

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