A jump rope is an effective and portable tool worth adding to your arsenal of equipment. It provides both an efficient warmup and a serious workout by itself. Studies show that rope jumping is amongst the top 3 most efficient calorie burning methods of any of the traditional exercises.
Weighted jump rope benefits:
More Calories Burned: A heavy jump rope require more effort to use, this has the added benefit of making your body spend more energy to sustain the movement resulting in more calories burned compared to traditional rope jumping. Studies show jumping ropes increase your metabolic rate 10-12 times above resting, depending on cadence, similar to jogging at 6-7 miles per hour.
Build Muscle Faster: Heavy jump ropes are effective muscle builders. The additional weight cause more muscle activation to occur. Regular jump ropes does a great jump at activating calves, quads, hamstrings and glutes, but a heavy jump rope can also efficiently stimulate the neck, shoulders, back and arms.
Health & Endurance: In addition to better heart health and improved stamina, jumping ropes also improves how efficiently you breathe and utilize oxygen making this type of exercise an excellent choice for endurance athletes and anyone wanting to live a healthier and longer life.
Agility & Focus: Jumping ropes improves your coordination and dexterity by making your brain focus on positioning. This practice, over and over again, makes you “lighter” on your feet. Training for one of those warrior-style obstacle course races? You definitely want to be doing jumping rope exercising!
Portable & Fun: You can take a jump rope with you anywhere. Shove it in your trunk or gym bag and bring it to work, school, while visiting family or the park on a sunny morning and ensure you never have an excuse to get out of shape again.
Universal Use: A heavy jumping rope suits anyone looking to become healthier and improve performance. Perfect for CrossFit, strength training, weight lifting, bodybuilding, boxing, muay thai, basketball, soccer and more.
The heavy jump rope comes in 2 different lengths; 2.8m/9.1ft and 3m/9.8ft to ensure the rope fits your height we recommend this type of rope for users between 5'6"-6'5"/167cm-195cm.