Friday, August 28, 2015

Some Ways Skipping Can Help You

Skipping is no longer confined to the primary school playground, boxers and fighters use skipping as warm up before fights and also, it is now incorporated into many gym classes and workout routine. Skipping is an excellent way to stay fit and it can be done anywhere and anytime. Apart from that, the skipping rope is easy to carry about that is travel-friendly.
It can burn between 70-110 extra calories in a 10 minute session that is 10 minute skipping depending on your body weight and exertion level, also skipping helps in body toning as it is basically a body weight exercise, it improves footwork, balance, coordination and agility, it is a better option compared to running as it puts lesser pressure on the joints.

Furthermore, skipping rope can make you smarter. According the Jump Rope Institute, jumping aids in the development of the left and right hemispheres of your brain, which further enhances spacial awareness, improves reading skills, increases memory and makes you more mentally alert. Skipping on the balls of your feet requires your body and mind to make neural muscular adjustments to imbalances created from continuous skipping. As a result skipping improves dynamic balance, reflexes, bone density and muscular endurance. 
It is also one of the most inexpensive training.
What are you waiting for? Get your skipping rope and make sure you always skip in a spacious area.

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