In case you haven't picked up a jump rope since elementary school, you might want to rethink the classic childhood play toy — jumping rope is one of the best ways to burn calories, boost athleticism and get in better overall shape in a short amount of time.
As a bonus, jump ropes are totally portable so you can pack one in your suitcase or work bag and they'll cost you a mere $7 at any sporting goods store!
This high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout uses nothing but a jump rope and your own body, so you can do it wherever you are, even if you have no other access to workout equipment.
Quick & Intense Jump Rope HIIT Workout
The key to this workout is that you have to work really hard during each of the workout intervals. It'll go by fast, trust me! You'll need to set an interval timer for 18 rounds of 10 second and 30 second intervals. You'll be resting on the 10 second intervals, then working as hard as you possibly can on the 30 second ones. Go through the circuit three times, 3-5 times in a week or combine it as you like with your other HIIT training or workouts.
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