Originally Posted by Solly Coleslaw
How much weight have you lost, tigs?
That's really good that you can do it. I bought a weighted skipping rope, like the ones that boxers use, and I can only do it for a few seconds before i get out of breath or trip up on the rope?! What am I doing wrong?
What kind of rope do you use?
Solly...I used one of those things all the time when I wrestled in high school...I would run 4 miles a night...and using that thing for 5-10 min would wear me out...sometimes even faster... its not easy... so stick with it
...its not you...its the rope...if you become a jedi master of that thing....you will be one ripped english lady...I kid you not.
ohhhh..and this will help you build up strong forearms which will help jump rope longer and harder..... a brutal machine of torture
(not one of my fondest memories of training)
...read what Bruce Lee has to say about how hard it is to develop forearm and hand strength..apparently the forearm is one of the most dense muscles in the body and most people (including me) underdid it...and uhh..Bruce Lee...DID NOT lofl.
oh and these too...Mike Tyson used them all the time...
but yeah..they will help you become Jedi Master of the Jump Rope (that and practice