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3 Holiday Jump Rope Workouts to Burn off the Extra Holiday Calories

Published on December 16, 2015

With the holidays just about in full swing, we know what’s coming – food. And lots of it.

Holiday eating is always excessive. Christmas parties, dinners, family gatherings, and everything in between means you’re constantly indulging on something delicious.

According to Associated British Foods (ref), the average person eats more than 7,000 calories on Christmas day alone! That’s more than three times the recommended daily caloric intake. And we won’t even get into the left-overs.

While we can’t help you out with your indulgence problem, we can hook you up with some killer jump rope workouts that will help you offset some of the damage done over the next couple of weeks.

Here are three holiday jump rope workouts to burn off the extra calories.

3 Holiday Jump Rope Workouts

You already know that jumping rope can help you burn fat and boost conditioning.

But with the holiday season around, the portability of the jump rope really comes in handy.

With most gyms being closed over the holiday season, you’ll need to take your training elsewhere. And that’s where the portability and versatility of the jump rope really shine.

You can do your workouts anywhere, anytime – even under the misletoe.

What you’re going to need:

For these workouts, all you’ll need is a jump rope, a timer, and a little bit of space.

You can use any rope you wish, but if you want to get 10X – 20X the results, we suggest you use a heavy jump rope.

If you’re looking for a good option, check out our latest Infinity Rope System (starter, plus, and premium options available). You’ll get all the light and heavy ropes you need to put together endless jump rope workouts.

When you’re ready, here are three workouts to help you burn some extra calories this holiday season…

Workout 1 – Chimney Climb

Time to complete: 10 – 15 minutes

Objective: complete eight (8) rounds of the following exercises:

  • 50 jump rope single unders (with a heavy rope)
  • 50 mountain climbers (25 each leg)

Recommended jump rope: Crossrope 1 lb Intensity Rope or 2 lb Strength Rope

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Workout 2 – Eggnog Sprints

Time to complete: 8 – 12 minutes

Objective: complete 10 rounds of 100 max effort jump rope sprints (aka alternate steps) as quickly as you can, resting 20 seconds between rounds

Recommended jump rope: Crossrope 1/4 lb Agility Rope or 1 lb Intensity Rope

Watch the video below for a workout demonstration…

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Workout 3 – Candy Cane Squats

Time to complete: 5 – 10 minutes

Objective: complete 10 rounds of the following exercises for time:

  • 5 slow bodyweight squats
  • 5 jump squats
  • 50 jump rope sprints

Recommended jump rope: Crossrope 1/4 lbAgility Rope or 1/2 lb Energy Rope

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There you have it – three quick and dirty jump rope (and bodyweight) workouts that you can do this holiday season to burn some of those extra calories.

Your Turn…

We want to know what your favorite kind of jump rope workout is. Do you like workouts that are only built around the jump rope? Or workouts that mix in other exercises like bodyweight or dumbbell exercises? Leave your answer in the comment section below!

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