Rope Jumping / Jump rope / Skipping
- Hold one rope end in each hand out to your sides with the middle of the rope behind you.
- Keep the rope ends even with your hips.
- Rotate your wrists to swing the rope up over your head.
- As the rope swings down in front of and towards you, jump over the rope with both feet.
- Continue rotating your wrists to swing the rope behind you, back up over your head to repeat.
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Rope jumping / jump rope / skipping is a gym work out exercise that targets calves and glutes & hip flexors and also involves abs and hamstrings and quadriceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Machine hack squats, duck walks / squats and mountain climbers / alternating knee-ins are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as rope jumping / jump rope / skipping. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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