Skipping rope is a great workout that not many people do. You may be thinking that it’s kind of boring because you only know 1 way to skip rope. It’s actually a great fat loss workout that you can do anywhere in the world. Here’s 23 variations you can use.
23 Skipping Rope Exercise Variations
- regular skip 0:11
- side to side 0:18
- forward and back 0:26
- criss-cross feet 0:35
- double criss-cross feet 0:42
- heal to toe 0:50
- running on the spot 0:58
- rope swing (for transition) 1:07
- double hops 1:12
- scissors 1:20
- high knees 1:34
- butt kicks 1:42
- one foot hops 1:49
- two at a time 1:59
- one foot forward and back 2:12
- one foot side to side 2:25
- heal jumps 2:40
- up and over 2:48
- rope criss cross 3:07
- rope to the side (for rest instead of stopping) 3:23
- one foot circles 3:31
- short sprints 3:53
- backwards (you can do all the variations backwards) 4:19
And don’t forget to check out the freestyle at the end. WOW!!! This guy’s got skills.
Those are some skipping rope exercises. Check out his article as well for everything you need to know about jumping rope.
This jump rope manifesto article and the videos above are from Srdjan Popovic from Bloom to Fit
Do you skip rope? What are your moves.