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10 Reasons Why a Jump Rope Might Be the Best Home Workout

Dr. William Roberts with the University of Minnesota Medical School Sports Medicine Program asserts that professional athletes have used jumping fitness routines for balance, strength, and cardiovascular health.

Dr. Roberts points out that boxers have to be agile on their feet when they’re in the ring, and jumping helps them work many of the same muscles necessary for boxing.Several celebrities, including Jennifer Garner, Halle Berry, Kaley Cuoco, and Carrie Underwood, use a jump rope in their workout regimens to prepare for roles or stay in a general state of good health.Callie Gullickson, CPT, says that jumping is a good exercise for people of all fitness levels.

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