I will keep you all posted on my progress. Are you keeping a diary of what you are eating? I guess I could call myself fit-ish now. I may get a thousand or I may only get , the point is that I am sweating, my heart rate is up and I just burned about a hundred calories going on the assumption that 1 min of good jumping gets you about calories burned. I plan on losing 20 pounds.
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It is a great way to stay on track too, because you can eat some of the foods that you enjoy without having to worry about gaining on the scales. Where do I start? I train in mma muay thai, and bjj and for warm up we do 15 minutes of jump roping just for a warm up. Being depressed and not caring about myself. I jump for 30 secs then do 10 up and downs then jump for 30 secs again. I jump rope after weight training. I mix up the days from week to week.
I use an iso-mat to take the some of the shock off my ankles. I like to jump rope on the mat with just socks, shoes tend to slow me down. I use the Everlast leather jump ropes 8ft. This type of rope seems to be faster than cloth rope or plastic licorice. The drawback is the fragile wooden handles which crack and break away in chunks, eventually the slip ring can pop out.
I buy a new one every months. Which jump rope routine should I do to lose 12 lbs or more in 30 days? You see, when jump roping for an hour you can burn from calories, and your calorie diet should be calories. So jump roping takes half of your calories. Oh and make sure the jump rope is your size by stepping on the rope and pulling up the handles to see where they they reach you. I used jumping rope to lose 30 pounds.
It took me a few months, but I did 20 minutes a day, combined with healthy eating. I am , and was Now I am , hoping to lose another For those who think its not a good fat burner, I can testify that it does.
I jump rope six days a week, for 40 minutes a day. My jumps average 75 jmp, although I make myself crank out 90 during the last minute. Will this routine have me in good shape for running do you think? When I was running, I was pretty decent, being on the Varsity team.
My fastest 5k was a Thus, these times are not evident of my full potential. Things are better now medically, so I hope that this season will be good for me, and that this routine will have me in great shape! Hey guys, first time poster. I use to work out regularly but have stopped due to lack of time.
Before I knew it, I packed on over 60 lbs. My friend who is a avid work out warrior kept telling me to jump rope for minutes a day, I never listened to him because I felt that jump roping was for kids. That was until I found this page. After reading your guys posts, I thought I would give it a shot. All I have to say right now is wow. It took me a couple of minutes to get use to it lol. But I got the hang of it again. I can already tell I over did it. Guess I should have started easy and not jump rope for 30 minutes.
On a side note, I am jump roping in a sauna suit. I know it makes me sweat a lot more, and i know the weight will come right back after i drink water but I am wondering if the heat caused by the sauna suit will help increase my metabolism? I thought jump roping would be a better way to go over riding a stationary cycle for 99 minutes straight. No matter how hard I pedal the results still read the same. So I was wondering does jump roping have the better advantage? Exercises go well with good nutrition, unless you eat well you will never reach your goals at least as a healthy person.
Our energy source ise basically carbs and fats. Fat is cold while carb is warm. Carb takes shorter to power up your body while fat takes a lot. You know what happens when resting; you muscles ran out of energy and your body tries to burn up fat to power up the engine again. So what keeps us running is the carbs not the fat. Women especially should consider doing lifting with small amounts. For a healthy weight losing pattern, you need to eat around 1 hr before your exercise, never work out with an empty stomach unless you know what you are doing in some cases this is recommended but you really need to know.
Our body is intelligent, if it has a little energy left and if there is a physical activity, it will try to preserve it and try to burn less.
It changes from people to people, your trainer or doctor can calculate this for you, but when you start an excersise it takes some time for our body to accept it. Because it will think its a temporary effort and will continue in its normal operation. But after sometime, it will see that this activity is going on, so it will change the powering mechanism and will start burning fat. It will try to set a flow of fat-energy to your muscles.
By time, your body will learn and your performance will last longer. What is best about systematic exercises is it will speed up your metabolism. So you will start burning more when walking in the office, climbing the stairs even just standing. Hope this helps someone. Okay hey, help needed please! Anybody has any advice for me? It would be greatly appreciated. PS- i would like to be pounds by the ending of or sooner. Hi loura, u must start rope jumping for a straight 5 mins first, then u take a minute gap and walk for that time or do something u like.
Repeat this for about 15 minutes first and then keep increasing it, keep a check on what u eat. I hope u lose about lbs in 3 weeks. Rope jumping burns about calories per min depending upon your jumping intensity. Jumping rope is the best exercise in this busy world. So stop wasting money on gyms and start jumping rope. While jumping, the muscles beneath your knee are used. With time weeks , u will see that you have developed a good strong muscles in that section.
The way football players have Other good exercises are:. In about a month u will notice that your jeans has become loose in the thighs area. Uses a lot of energy, and burns up a lot of fat.
Take a 1-litre bottle and fill it up with water. Now raise your hands up with the bottle held firmly in between your hands. Now keeping your body straight, bend on one side left, right , alternately. Do it 30 times. This decreases the fat accumulated on the waist. Though a difficult one. But it is good to develop a habit of it.
Just do it times in the beginning. A good exercise to burn the fat accumulated on the chest. This was my routine of exercises: Then again repeating it. Do it for about times in an hour everyday. Okay, I try to do it everyday. But, sometimes not possible due to lack of time.
Have a happy and lively life. I usually jump one minute between sets of kettlbells and weight workouts. I have jumped for up to 1 hr. Believe me, I know, you must eat less, eat clean, and then jumping will assist. Same goes for any workout, Unless your Micheal Phelps. I have been eating less, keep the sweets and breads away for the past three days.
I just now got into my mood where i am able to start losing weight. Or the mood where i really really want to. I would love to be lbs. My stomach is already thinner. It gets rather thin in a few days. I think i did the diet wrong. I use water instead of milk. A lot of protein. Last night i had tuna salad. Anyway, i usually wake up around 9: Get my running clothes on. Drink a big glass of super ice cold water starts your metabolism because it has to warm up the cold water.
Then i drink a tbsp of L-Carnitine which burns fatty acids and stuff. Then i walk around then i go running for about 25 minutes. I sprint at least two times on my way home. The harder you are breathing, the better. I come home, drink more ice cold water.
Have a protein shake. I usually do 30 minutes up to 45 minutes. Every few minutes i jump rope as fast as i can for as long as i can. I do this every day. HAVE been for about 3 weeks now. My grandma told me she jumped roped 2 weeks and saw improvement in her thighs tightening up.
Thanks for all the inspiration everyone. Anyone have any good jump rope exercises? I have pre-season for softball and we do a lot of running. I usually run about miles a day in the off season, but it is so boring to me now.
If I start jump roping everyday will I be in the same cardio shape for running when my season starts? It starts in February.
If I go by time I dont go as far. My total workout is 40 minutes and I jump jumps but I break in between to do strength training and other cardio jumps, than 50 weighted squats, jumps, 50 more weighted squats, jumps, 30 lunges with bicep curls with 5 pd weights on each side than 30 dumb bell rows, than jumps, than 1 mile on the bike, than more jumps, then 5 minutes working out with a 10 pd weight upper body exercises, than 3 minutes of abs does anyone know many calories I am buring.
Oh and a small comment on people saying 98 pds is to thin. Hi, Im 15 years old and i want to loose 30 lbs in 3 months just by jump roping and eating healthy. Will this actually work? I plan on jump roping a lot and sweating a lot. Is it possible to lose 10 pounds for me in a month? Please let me know. People, if you want to lose weight change your eating habits. To say you want to lose lbs in a month jumping rope is crazy.
Just eat less guys! Is it that hard? I know someone who has lost 20 lbs by changing the amount she ate. This jump roping really works. I started jumping rope, and i do about jumps every day. I think jump roping is funner and gives you real results much quicker than running for long periods of time or jogging.
Sprinting can also help you burn fat quickly. I am 43 years old and been jumping rope since I was 18, people think I am in my early 30s.
I just do jumps 5 days a week that takes 30 minutes with breaks. I started a diet and workout routine at the beginning of this year and have lost 20lbs so far. I got that way because I had started college and stopped working out.
I also kept a pretty healthy, balanced diet. I am currently 10 lbs away from my goal weight of lbs, and for the past month of consistent workouts I have only lost 2 lbs.
Do you all think it will be the change my body needs in order to get through these last 10lbs? Hi All, I have been jumping rope now for 3 years and I also box. I have so say that Jumping rope is one of the best forms of overall exercise that I would recommend to anyone. Yes, it can take some time to get it down to a good routine but once you do, you will be hooked!
For anyone who is looking to start bringing jumping rope, I might recommend first trying to do it for 1 minute and then work up to 3 minute, then go from there and just have fun! I eat a lot of food and I still stay lbs. I want to be between and i think that would be good for me cuz I like being curvy. I only have half an hour to work out in the mornings before work. Whats the best routine for that amount of time? I want to be at at least lbs by ma birthday in January.
Can Half an hour a day five days a week get me there? I am 32 yrs old female and a mother of a 2 yr old. Today was my 1st day i started jump rope or skipping. And i was so bad at it that i wanted to cry. I really wanna do something and so desperate. This weight has made me so depress and unhappy. I have started taking less quantity of food to begin with my diet and have increased my water intake. Drink tea with no sugar in it. I bought a jump rope Reebok; ball bearings and the like and stood outside of my house for 45 minutes and just hopped and hopped.
I never jumped rope before or knew how. I used to be in highschool four years ago. I understand our situation is different physically and metabolically, but I assure you that you can do this. I just sat outside with a cup of water and kept trying and trying. Eventually, I was able to get over it, then over it twice. Took me 45 minutes, but I was able to figure it out, sweaty like a grease trap. I had to have jumped that rope over times to be able to get the hang of it or more.
The point being is I did alot trying for the goal. Tonight I tried for forty and succeeded 45 minutes of failures, but much better in succession. I believe in you, now buck up and believe in yourself. I did consecutive 20 jumps and did jumps with breaks in it but have managed in 12 min.
I think you are right about making things happen when one wants. I am sure you can do it too and so can i. We just need to be consistent and need to believe in ourselves. Are you also dieting? I mean what is your food intake? They say jumping rope is more effective if one combines it with controlled food intake? Lets hope fer the best fer both of us and keep in touch. Bought a rope today and will give it a try; preliminary tryouts had me hitting myself in the back of the head mostly.
Then on to 90 next year. Jump rope has an extra shock absorber effect that comes from ending on the balls of your feet rather than your heels as in running.
The impact was just too great for me to get in shape by running, so bicycling, swimming and jump rope really helped. At this point I have returned to my primary sport of Thai Boxing and jump rope about 20 minutes every practice, or about 4 times a week and can hang with younger athletes that are in great shape.
So…jump rope is good, right? Yes, in that respect I echo the statements here. But on the way back to the living I have also overdone it a bit with plyometric exercises and want to caution people, as one trainer did above, about too much jump rope. Jump rope creates little micro-tears in your gastrocnemeus muscle, which absorbs most of the impact.
It is better to switch it up with another exercise, e. If, like me, you overdo the jump rope or overdo plyometric exercises in general then you risk weakening your gastroc muscle and can become vulnerable to injury. Watch out, I tore the medial head of my gastrocnemeus muscle. It was painful, and it took me out of everything but swimming for two months. Then I was able to add back bicycling and after four months jump rope.
I still jump rope, but I now have a healthy respect for the risk factors involved in over doing it. I love jumping rope! It really gives me a boost. I suggest looking for songs with those tempos you can jump to, in your favorite genre. It really does add more fun! Would it be better if i mix it up? I really need to do it cuz i want to look good at my wedding. Do you think power walking and jumping rope every day for approx 45 min each will help?
Any advice would be appreciated greatly. I am also at but i am a few inches taller. I am going to try jump roping as well a few times a week for 30 min to get down to The key is to do it in intervals no more than 5 min with rests in between.
I watch a lot of TV so I plan on jumping rope during the commercial breaks which are about minutes. I will do this until it add up to 30 minutes. If you do, eat oatmeal, brown rice or whole wheat bread. I am now 94 pounds and would like to drop down to Well, the fact that I gained 10 pounds since the summer is probably not cool. If this helps, I would be so happy. Sitting down for the whole episode is definitely not active. I jump rope for 10 minutes jumps for 3 minutes then rest for 1 minute and continue doing this until I complete 10 minutes , then circuit training.
And then I rest my muscles for 2 days doing circuit training without jump rope. I lost 8 lbs in 3 days. At first it was like a torture in the deepest and darkest hell.
But with a few days of practice I could jump for 5 minutes! A lot of you readers on here are trying to take this the wrong way. Jumping rope is a good way to warm up for a jog or other cardio-based workout. Speed jumping for a ten minute warmup will burn roughly calories depending on your percentage of body fat and age. Someone in moderate to good shape will not burn as much as someone who has been procrastinating in the fitness department.
Jumping rope is also a great way to break the monotony of your regular warmup before lifting weights. This is essential to getting the best possible workout from lifting because your heart rate will be elevated and make your workout far more efficient. And Anne, any workout you do for 3 days will not result in an 8 lbs.
I have been jumping rope combined with Tracy Anderson mat work dvds, and seeing great results. The problem is, I have shin splints now. Jump roping is awful for the shins! Ive been resting them, and stretching them, and jumping on a rebounder.
I want to go back to jumping rope. I just did about 8 mins of jumping rope again for the first time in a week, and i landed on my whole foot the whole time so as not to stress my shins. It was times harder than jumping on the toes!
I could have gone 40 mins on my toes without shin splints, and with the whole foot i could only go 8! I guess I could call myself fit-ish now. Any suggestions to help? I would really like to lose at least 10 pounds before I go to visit my aunt during spring break, which is in 3 weeks.
Along with eating better, if I jump rope about 40 minutes a day, is this possible? We used a digital jump rope and one of our lbs. Start at one minute and build from there. If things get easy, increase the skip speed. I was wondering how much I should jump rope to lose about a inches before I go on vacation to California around the beginning of April. Anyway back to my initial question, how much should I jump rope to lose about inches from my waist yes I know, no exercise targets an area so no need to mention.
What jump rope workout would be best for me to gain speed? First I want to say that all this makes me very happy to see! I competitively jump rope so I love all this interest in jump rope. Jumping rope is the best exercise you can find! Hi guys, can someone help me with my exercise routine? I do take a break for 30 secs in every jump rope.
I do watch my calories, but I dislike plain water. So usually I drink diluted juice half glass of juice and half glass of plain water or tea. So what should I do next? Should I do more than just jump rope? I weigh about pounds and I hate it. Plus I just feel fat. I wanna lose weight so I try to only eat calories a day and burn calories per day.
I jumprope for 2 hours not during the whole 2 hours and stair step for 1 hour. I plan on doing push-ups and sit-ups for an hour a day too. I just wanna lose pounds. Maybe even 40, by the end of June. Do you think I could accomplish this by then with my methods? If not, can you help me find another way.
I do rope skipping for around 1 and a half hour every day coupled with weight training. My rope skipping speed is between skips per min. I take a break after every rope skips. You might just end up over exercising. But if you really wanna accomplish it by June, along with workout, you will have to almost completely cut-off oil and sweets from your diet.
You said you wanted help to lose weight? Have you tried food swaps? The weight came off in 3 months. I am just starting jumprope skipping and I weigh pound and 5 ounces a size I am lean on the upper side of my body but my hips and thighs are the problem area. I wanted to know whether rope jumping will help me reduce fat near my thighs and hips. I always keep a check on my food and calorie intake.
Can anyone please help me as to how many minutes i should jump the rope everyday for effective results?? My weight is distributed evenly well my bust has more than it needs but why complain , and I like the shape of my body so its always been hard for me to stick to exercise, although what I want is to slim down some so I can really be proud of my figure.
Given the right diet circumstance, is it possible for me to lose that much weight by summer? How much should I jump rope to even get close? Comments welcomed thank you! I need to desperately reduce body fat and tone myself. I started dieting and admittedly lost 20 pounds in a 7 weeks but i need to reduce more. I bought a skipping rope, with all the ball bearings and stuff and can go upto revolutions at a decent pace.
Will that be enough to lose 40 pounds combined with the same diet in 3 months time? I lost 15 kilos in 1 month. I made high intensity jumps per day followed by a sweet potato diet and lots of H2O. For the last few comments Abhinav, Elora, and Arwa.. Last year, I got really inactive, and gained some weight. Around December, I was at , almost Around February, I started to diet, nothing crazy, just stopped eating fast-food, and stopped drinking soda.
I drank a ton of water, tea, and juice. Just ease into it. Later in the month, and into March, I started running every other day and eventually, went out and bought a jump rope.
I would jump rope almost everyday between minutes. Again, I would take some days off, but I kept it up for the most part.
Sometimes, I would throw some push-ups and pull ups into the mix. But it was mainly jumping rope. By June, July, I dropped back down to I just started to jump rope a couple days ago, I would do than quit cause I was so tired, and I thought I was doing really well! I play competitive soccer and I can easily play the entire game without really getting tired. Jumping rope is difficult! But my darn scale sucks!
So, I want to lose 15 pounds by jump roping. My plan is to jump for 30 seconds, than rest 15 seconds, jump 15 seconds, rest 15, repeat for 30 minutes. How long do you think it will take to lose 15 pounds?
I would have 2 packs of instant oatmeal for breakfast with 2 cups of coffee, an apple for a first break a turkey sandwich on whole wheat for lunch, with mustard, tomato, and lettuce, a banana for last break, a fat free fudge pop when I got home from work, and low fat calorie dinner, that was high in protein.
Some times a calorie snack before bed if I was still hungry. From May 22, to, thru mid Sept. I had dropped to lbs. I maintained my weight by eating healthy and a strenuous Job. I took up hiking as a hobby, now a lifestyle. Weight fell to and stayed there. Started walking again to reach my goal of lbs. Kinda stalled at about lbs. I started a routine of jumping rope, weight lifting, and running up and walking down a flight of stairs ten times. In 3 weeks I am down to lbs.
When I walk I walk about 4 miles an hour. I think the varying workout with jumping rope has helped tremendously. I hope it works! Exercising is great and helps tone your muscles and even build muscle. But if you are eating wrong than you are chasing your tail.
You also have to think about the muscle building part, if you do a lot of exercise you will build muscle which in turns weighs more than fat. So if you find your weight going up take into consideration the big picture. Good luck to you all. I have been jumping rope for approximately 3 weeks each day and maybe I have skipped 2 days. I do jumps in the matter of 45 min. I do agree that it helps the endurance in our heart therefore giving us the energy and definitely targeting the muscles.
Ultimately my question is how many more days until I know I have lost the weight and how can I tell? Andrea, your age, eating habits and metabolism are other indicating factors,I believe.
I am not a doctor or nutritionist though. Have you lost ANY significant weight in your view? Oh my, everyone on here is sooo much smaller than me. I started a diet a friend told me about, all I can eat is a bowl of cereal for breakfast, fruits for snacks, and chicken breast for lunch and dinner. Along with that I plan on walking miles daily, and jumping rope for at least 15 minutes. It sounds crazy but do you think its possible? I really want to feel good at my homecoming dance this year and not be the fat girl.
So if you guys have any tips on anything that would help please tell me. I have recently started jump roping and its amazing what it can do for your leg muscles. Hi, yes I am 5 feet 7, pounds. I am currently doing boxing, can say i am semi pro. Nothing in this world will make you lose weight, not even rope jumping. Let me tell you what does, proper diet!
If you can handle a high protein low carb diet, rope jumping would help for weight loss! I lost 60 pounds following a high protein diet! I just started to do jumping rope.
I do it in the park. I heard that it can help you lose weight and I really need to lose at least 10 pounds in 2 weeks.
Do you guys think that would work? I used to try and lose weight the silly, dangerous, unhealthy way; starve. I used to do this up until I started blacking out and fitting. Now, reading all of your comments has inspired me to start skipping!
I need to get healthy not just worry about my weight. You guys have really opened my eyes, it will take determination and strength but I feel I can do it. I will change my diet and really try to make a change. Just to share with you. I was really really fat back then. People used to laugh and look down on me. Since the start of the year, I would alternate between upper and lower body workout combined with jump rope everyday except for weekends. My workout consist of only push ups, pull ups, abs exercises and running.
Hope this will inspire everyone. Jumping rope is far harder than walking and builds great strength in your calfs. I jump rope for 20mins 3 days a week. Jump rope also has the advantage over walking or running as it is very hard to jump at a slow pace. Walking and running you can slow down if you are tired. The hardest thing with jumping rope is the boredom. It is a great exercise. Only the tough can keep it up for any length of time.
I am a married women of 37 years old, I am 75 kg. Can I go for skipping rope to lose weight. I hope there would not be any adverse medical effects.
What do you think? I do lots of different activities so far the ones that really helped were swimming, kick boxing and jump roping. The jump rope was cheap, very effective, but hard. My weight descended to thanks to jump roping and eating chicken daily.
All I ate was chicken and an apple for a snack. I had been convinced that an apple a day could potentially cure acid reflux. I have no idea. I suppose everyone is different. Remember, it also depends on what you eat. If you want to lose weight, try eating chicken.
So glad I found this page. Lawd, me and my sis were at the time both over two hundred pounds.