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Doctor insights on: Jump Rope Jumping

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Is it harmful to jog, jump rope and jumping jacks during periods?

Is it harmful to jog, jump rope and jumping jacks during periods?

Exercise and period: It is fine to do those activities during your period. You may be a bit more fatigued as you have some blood loss and may be a bit anemic, but the exercises do not alter your period. ...Read more

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Sore leg after jump rope and jumping jack. How do I treat the soreness?

Sore leg after jump rope and jumping jack. How do I treat the soreness?

Rest,: Rest, ice, compression, elevation for serious injury or just anti inflammatory meds to get you to the next workout. Keep at it & the soreness will go away. Don't over do it, slowly buid up your tolerance to workiing out, especially if these were new exercises to you. ...Read more

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Does jumping jump rope for one month help me touch a basketball hoop?

Does jumping jump rope for one month help me touch a basketball hoop?

Probably not: This will help with endurance and fast twitch muscle fibers, but not much for an increase in vertical leap. ...Read more

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Can I get runner or jumper knee from an jump rope injury? I was jump roping for 1st time ever for only 1min but had bad form. Next day both knees ache

Can I get runner or jumper knee from an jump rope injury? I was jump roping for 1st time ever for only 1min but had bad form. Next day both knees ache

Possibly: Pain could be due to patellar tendonitis (try knee strap) or irritated/early wear of the patella cartilage or the surface cartilage of the thigh bone that rubs against the patella (try knee sleeve with a cutout for knee cap). Other causes could include a plica and osgood schlatters. For starters avoid stairs, knee extension machines, deep knee squats, lunges etc. Try therapy, ice, advil/alleve. ...Read more

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Is doing 15 min. Of jump rope daily a good substitute for cardio exercise?

Is doing 15 min. Of jump rope daily a good substitute for cardio exercise?

Yes, add more slowly: Jump rope is very good cardiovascular exercise. Add one minute once a week to the jumping rope, then add two minutes a week once you get to 20, work your way up to 30 minutes a day. Numerous studies have shown that 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise per day is a minimum goal. ...Read more

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What health benefits come from jump rope?

What health benefits come from jump rope?

Jump rope: Weight loss, Increased Cardio vascular fitness, and improving muscle tone. ...Read more

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Can you damage your ankles if you jump rope a lot?

Can you damage your ankles if you jump rope a lot?

Technically: You could....depending on your foot structure....
But not necessarily. ...Read more

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Is jumping rope considered a calisthenic work out?

Is jumping rope considered a calisthenic work out?

Yes: Calisthenics often involve simple exercises, usually using ones own body weight in an often rhythmic motion, that can increase both strength and aerobic fitness. Usually involves little or no equipment. Sit-ups, push-ups, jumping jacks, as well as pull-ups, push-ups and jumping rope or all examples of calisthenic exercises. ...Read more

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After a abortion which I did in 2012 cn I do jumping rope?

After a abortion which I did in 2012 cn I do jumping rope?

Your abortion in: 2012 is over. Unless you had some sort of complication that you neglected to tell us...it's over and done with.......
Do whatever excercise you want...... ...Read more

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How long should I jump rope everyday in order to lose weight?

How long should I jump rope everyday in order to lose weight?

Long as possible: The longer the better. Jumproap is like sprinting; its less of an aerobic exercise, but a good one to do. Keep it up. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which is better jump rope or running you for exercise?

Any suggestions on which is better jump rope or running you for exercise?

Running or Rope: Depends. Both are great cardiovascular workouts. Intensity always plays a factor. Jump rope might cause harmful impact on joints. Try to jump rope on a softer surface. ...Read more

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Does jumping rope slim thighs?

Does jumping rope slim thighs?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. However this may help to tone muscles. ...Read more

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Can jumping rope damage kidneys?

Can jumping rope damage kidneys?

Nope: Not from rope. Or any other activity (except extreme contact activities i.e. Punches to the kidneys). ...Read more

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Can you damage your knees if you jump rope a lot?

Can you damage your knees if you jump rope a lot?

That would be more: Likely if you have pre-existing knee problems over if it was done so much that overuse injuries occurred. ...Read more

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Best way to jump rope without getting huge calves?

IT DOES NOT CAUSE: There is only one way to jump rope and it does not cause huge callves. ...Read more

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Wich method is better to lose weight:to run or jumping rope...equal time...?

Wich method is better to lose weight:to run or jumping rope...equal time...?

Both: Any exercise is good in burning calories which will lead to weight loss. Usually alternating between different exercises will use different muscle groups which will help to let more muscle groups to work. The important thing in every exercise is time and usually 1/2 hour a day is a good way to start. ...Read more

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Being a short person, does jumping rope stress my spine to keep it stronger and make it unlikely for me to lose height when older?

Short or tall: Weight bearing exercise: walk, run, jump (rope or sports) help to keep bones in spine and hips strong. Of course need to get enough vitamin d, calcium, etc. Eat right, exercise. Stay active. May need a vitamin d supplement depending on location, sun exposure, and dietary intake. ...Read more

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I'm severely anemic, last time I tried to jump rope - I almost fainted. Is there any low impact, but effective exercises, I could do?

I'm severely anemic, last time I tried to jump rope - I almost fainted. Is there any low impact, but effective exercises, I could do?

YES: If you are severely anemic (hb<7.0 g/dl) then you may need a transfusion. You should also be taking iron and ferritin. Use professional quality sources for these supplement. In regards to exercise, do things you enjoy (e.g., walking or biking). Exercise videos are available for home use (e.g., aerobics). You can also bounce or jog in place on a small home trampoline. Gradually increase endurance. ...Read more

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I was jumping rope and my neck made a weird cracking sound and it hurts a lot. (back of my neck left side) what cand I do to cease the pain?

I was jumping rope and my neck made a weird cracking sound and it hurts a lot. (back of my neck left side) what cand I do to cease the pain?

Hot compress: Ibuprofen and lay still in neutral position when you go to bed. The spasm will go away. The cracking sound was from the joints between the neck bones. Should go away on it's own. ...Read more

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Pulse in neck was fast after doing jump rope. As soon as I squatted down the pulse dramatically & instantly lowered. Is this a normal phenomenon?

Pulse in neck was fast after doing jump rope. As soon as I squatted down the pulse dramatically & instantly lowered. Is this a normal phenomenon?

Yes: Increase in heart rate with exercise is normal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I'm underweight and need to put on and gain much weight. Does exercices like jump rope that I practise can lead to lose more weight as it is said?

I'm underweight and need to put on and gain much weight. Does exercices like jump rope that I practise can lead to lose more weight as it is said?

Weight Gain: You are more likely to gain weight through weight training three times a week than aerobic exercise, although jumping rope is great for fitness but try to accent weight training until you gain sufficient weight. Also consult with a nutritionist to help design a food plan that will also help you. Check with your doctor to make sure no medical issues are causing your problem. Best wishes. ...Read more

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