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The benefits of jumping rope

The benefits of jumping rope

Do you remember the time during your childhood when you were jumping rope? Well, the jumping rope is now part of many training sessions and brings a lot of benefits to your body! It is easy and great for all fitness levels and fits with different training goals: strength, endurance, fat loss or performance. Moreover, you can do this training anywhere. So, no more excuses!

Let’s see why the jumping rope should be part of your daily training by reviewing all the benefits!

  1. Burn fat: a research has shown that you can burn 1,300 calories per hour (0.1 calories consumed per jump)! Jumping for 10 minutes is equivalent to run an eight-minute mile.
  2. More muscle engaged: if you are doing heavy jump ropes, you engage different muscles which lead to faster results.
  3. Cardio: the jumping rope is a cardio activity which means that your heart rate is two or three times faster than other exercises. It has basically the same benefits as running but with less impact on the joints.
  4. Mental development:  jumping with rope develops the left and right hemispheres of your brain which can bring you several benefits such as improving your spatial awareness, reading skills, memory, and attention. By jumping rope, you are always forcing your brain to do quick calculations about the rope’s distance, the speed, the position of your body in order to ensure the rotation keeps going. So, you are using your cognitive function all the time!
  5. It’s fun: if we did it when we were young, no doubts, it’s funny! And you can share this moment with a partner! We all know that if we want to see fast and lasting results, the secret is consistency! This is easier to be consistent when you enjoy it! Moreover, the rope gives you the freedom to workout anywhere. If you like to workout outside with the fresh air, then go outside! You can also challenge yourself or compete with other partners! You decide!

It’s change o’clock. It’s Be You time.

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Have you ever felt that inner need to make a change, to be a better you?

I am sure you did because we are in a constant search of a better version of ourselves.

If you are one of these people or you want to become one, this article is for you.

Every day is a great day to start. Any moment is perfect to shape or build  a better you.

And a better YOU implies so many lifestyle aspects to be improved, as for instance,  eating better, moving better and thinking better. However,  I would like to focus on the latter because I believe it is crucial to boost a mens sana in corpore sano lifestyle.

The way we think is paramount to any decision we take in our life and the goal of this article is to give you some insight on how important is it to make a decision. The decision to live a better life.

I used to feel at distress with my life as I didn’t like my lifestyle. I didn’t have a job and I just didn’t take care of any other aspects such as my diet and the importance of working out. I had a quite-low esteem and I was pretty negative about my life in general as I didn’t know where it was heading.

Until the day that I decided it was time to CHANGE.

It was time to stop complaining and take action. I decided to change my outlook on life and I moved from a passive one to an active
one.This shift helped me to start living the way I wanted to live: healthier, fitter and 100% positive.

So, what are you waiting for?

Make the move to BE YOU in order to come closer to the best version of yourself.

Our trainers will help and support you throughout these changes but bear in mind, that YOU are the one who has to make the decision to change your outlook on life.

Having a “can-do attitude” will help you attain a balanced lifestyle where mind and body work to attain the same objective:

BE 100% YOU.

Charged with positivity,

Cristina

PS:
You are just a step away from achieving a better you: Try Be You!

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