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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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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