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How effective is jump rope for weight loss?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Effective!

Jump rope is a very convenient, great calorie-burner. It strengthens the upper and lower body and burns a lot of calories in a short time.
You can count reps of 50-200 or count minutes. Not so easy to keep going for more than 10-15 minutes at a time. You can incorporate it into your other exercise routine like brisk walking or running. Jump rope is said to burn 11-20 calories/min.

In brief: Effective!

Jump rope is a very convenient, great calorie-burner. It strengthens the upper and lower body and burns a lot of calories in a short time.
You can count reps of 50-200 or count minutes. Not so easy to keep going for more than 10-15 minutes at a time. You can incorporate it into your other exercise routine like brisk walking or running. Jump rope is said to burn 11-20 calories/min.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Great for Intervals

Cardio exercise is basis for calorie burning.
But the secret on how to achieve your goal or breakthrough a plateau is high intensity interval training (hiit) that accelerates fat burning in less time, because it raises your metabolic rate for hours afterwards. Here's a link to program i offer patients: http://womenshealthfremont.Com/webdocuments/hiit-workout.Pdf never quit!

In brief: Great for Intervals

Cardio exercise is basis for calorie burning.
But the secret on how to achieve your goal or breakthrough a plateau is high intensity interval training (hiit) that accelerates fat burning in less time, because it raises your metabolic rate for hours afterwards. Here's a link to program i offer patients: http://womenshealthfremont.Com/webdocuments/hiit-workout.Pdf never quit!
Dr. Scott Kramer
Dr. Scott Kramer
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Dr. Angelica Balingit
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not by itself

There is impact created by jump rope exercises.
This does not necessarily mean more calories are burned. A variety of aerobic and strengthening exercises may be more effective.

In brief: Not by itself

There is impact created by jump rope exercises.
This does not necessarily mean more calories are burned. A variety of aerobic and strengthening exercises may be more effective.
Dr. Angelica Balingit
Dr. Angelica Balingit
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