Tag: cardio exercise

Learn To Jump Rope Faster

Hi this is Tim Haft with Jeremy Rafal, the bronze medalist in three-minute speed at the USA Jump Rope National Championship in the 30-49 age category and he’s just demonstrating the speed jumping technique. You’ll notice the alternating feet; very, very quick wrist motion, slight hunched over. There it is. Awesome speed, great technique. Thanks

Learn the Jump Rope Stagger Step

Hi this is Tim and Shana from Punk Rope and we’re going to show you the stagger step which is a precursor to moving the legs independently. Shana’s going to begin with a basic bounce: elbows in nice and tight, good posture, turn and jump. And then she has split her stance by simply sliding

Learn How to Jump Rope in a Circle

Hi this is Tim and Shana from Punk Rope. We’re at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore and we found this cool little spot. Shana is going to show you rotation which is one of the key skills in jump rope. It’s all about body control and rope control. The idea is to turn toes and

Jump Rope HIIT Workout #1

Hi this is Tim Haft and Shana Brady from Punk Rope and we’re excited to show you Punk Rope workout #1 which is a combination of five jump rope moves and five calisthenics…with an emphasis on upper body strength…at least through the calisthenics. So today’s workout features 30 seconds of work followed by 15 seconds

Learn the Jump Rope X-Cross + 180º Turn

Hi this is Tim Haft with Shana Brady from Punk Rope and here we are at the Stuyvesant Town fitness playground. There’s snow on the ground but that’s not going to stop us. Shana is going to show you the x-cross into a 180-degree turn. So she’s initiating with a forward turn. That’s the x-cross

Jump Rope to Improve Strength

Hi this is Tim Haft with Shana Brady from Punk Rope at East River Park and Shana is going to show you three of our favorite rope jumping moves to improve strength. Yeah, there you go the big guns. So the first one is a single leg jump which focuses mostly on calf strength and

Learn the Jump Rope Crossover Swing

Hi this is Tim Haft with Shana Brady from Punk Rope and today we’re going to show you the crossover swing—the one-armed version—which is essentially a figure eight. It’s a great resting move and also improves dexterity of the wrist. There is some elbow and shoulder motion but even so quite a bit of wrist