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Doctor insights on: Ropeless Jump Rope

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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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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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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