Hop a Little, Jump a Little one…two, three!

Jumping-RopeIt is not just a rhyme meant for kindergarten children. It involves meaningful message for many who is fighting with the global health menace, obesity and excessive body weight. According to recent research findings, the skipping rope is an alternative to high intensity workouts. For many urban dwellers, particularly women, that is unable to cater time for gym and workouts, skipping serve as the best option. The skipping rope, which is cost effective and uncomplicated, would provide complete exercise to all your muscles in significantly less time. It is one of the most effective cardio exercises, which assures the better cardiovascular health. In a comparative mode, skipping is far more improved than jogging. In a 6 week comparative study, a 10 minute jumping session was proved effective than the 30 minutes jogging. It involves all target muscles and burn more calories per minute than rowing and swimming.