Friday, January 22, 2016

30-Minute Jump Rope Full-Body Burn

If you're stuck in a fitness rut then it is time to switch it up!

Most people give up on their New Year's Resolutions by March. Don't be one of them! If your goal was to lose weight then try this routine and get back to torching those calories and dropping the pounds.

A combination of cardiovascular exercise and resistance training has proven to produce some of the best results. That is why this workout will include both. You will alternate between the two forms of exercise to create the most work for your heart while providing the opportunity to catch your breath without stopping the exercise.

Of course, if you need to take a break then please do so. As always, please consult with your physician to see if this program is right for you. You participate in this workout at your own risk. Neither I or any of the social media networks I post to are responsible or liable for anything that happens during your workout. Listen to your body! Please be sure to warm up and cool down properly.

30-Minute Jump Rope Full-Body Burn
0:00 - 1:00 Jump rope - feet together 
1:00 - 2:00 Sumo Squat with Side Bend (Hold sumo squat. Place hands behind head and bring the same elbow towards the same knee.) 
2:00 - 3:00 Jump rope - skip with right leg in front 
3:00 - 4:00 Up & Down Plank (Hold the push-up position and lower yourself one arm at a time to plank position and then one arm at a time return to push-up position) 
4:00 - 5:00 Jump rope - skip with left leg in front 
5:00 - 6:00 Alternating Lunges 
6:00 - 7:00 Jump rope - both feet side to side 
7:00 - 8:00 Spider-Man Push-ups (Start in push-up position, lower body until arms are 90 degrees and then bring right knee out to the side up to the right elbow. Return to push-up. Repeat same movement with left side.) 
8:00 - 9:00 Jump rope - both feet front to back 
9:00 - 10:00 Wall Sit 
10:00 - 11:00 Jump rope - lift knees as high as possible 
11:00 - 12:00 Inchworm Sit-ups (sit on your butt cheeks and place the palms of your hands on the floor next to them. Bring knees to chest and raise toes off the floor. Extend legs completely while lowering torso to a 45 degree angle to the floor. Do not let feet or back touch the ground. Return to start.) 
12:00 - 13:00 Jump rope - alternately hold one foot in the air as the rope goes around 
13:00 - 14:00 Crab-walk 
14:00 - 15:00 Jump rope - feet together

For this routine I used my EverlastingFit jump rope. I love it! It is pink, fast, and super light. If you are struggling with your jump rope then you need to check out a wire rope. They are so much easier than any other kind that I have used. The bearings make them spin smoothly. I have never had an issue with them kinking, catching, or stopping me mid-jump. If you don't have a jump-rope then I seriously suggest you try adding them to your routine.

If you want one like the one that I used for this workout then you can find more info about them HERE

I received my sample complimentary in exchange for an honest trial and review. These are my unbiased opinions and experiences. If you want to know more, just ask!

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