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Jump Rope Workout

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

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  1. Lisa @ My High-Carb Lifestyle

    Jump ropes do rule! I would use one at my gym in college (when I wasn’t feeling too self-conscious) and it’s a killer workout.

    That’s an awesome setup for an office gym!

  2. Julie @ Pickley Pear

    Jump roping is harder than it looks! Really gets the heart rate up πŸ™‚

  3. spabettie

    I *LOVE* jumping rope… actually I do it a lot, and don’t even always use a rope… I move my arms as if I was holding one…

    πŸ™‚

    Have a fun weekend – I hope you’re showing us your kitchen remodel… I’d love to see, I think about remodeling mine um, almost daily πŸ™‚

    1. hundredtenpounds

      I will definitely be posting pictures of the kitchen–before, middle before, and after. LOL

  4. Diane

    I have just found your website. I am going to take some time to read your story, but already I can tell that your accomplishment is inspiring!

    Diane

  5. Dawn

    When I was working with a trainer, they used to have me do the jump rope every now and then and oh boy did I hate it. It’s amazing how long 60 seconds of jump rope is! My HR would spike, my calves would burn… whew. It’s amazing how hard that felt considering I was in pretty good shape.

    Of course, since leaving the trainer, I haven’t touched the jump rope at all. I probably should pick it back up once in a while. Anything that feels that hard has to be good for you!

    1. hundredtenpounds

      I had a similar experience with my trainer! But after yesterday’s workout I want to buy my own jump rope!

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