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Jump Rope Jumping
Probably not: This will help with endurance and fast twitch muscle fibers, but not much for an increase in vertical leap. ...Read more
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
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
Jumping rope: Can be a healthy form of exercise. ...Read more
You could....depending on your foot structure....
But not necessarily. ...Read more
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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Do whatever excercise you want...... ...Read more
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
IT DOES NOT CAUSE: There is only one way to jump rope and it does not cause huge callves. ...Read more
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
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
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
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?
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?
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
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