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Jump Rope Weight Loss Story: Ricardo’s Confessions [Spotlight]

Published on November 23, 2016.

“I don’t want you to take me to school today, daddy.”

These were the words of Ricardo Estrella’s 7 year-old daughter on the morning of February 4, 2014 – a date that will forever be ingrained in his memory.

Her classmates had been ridiculing her about his weight, and it finally reached a point where she was too embarrassed to have him take her to school.

Ricardo was heartbroken. “How did I let it get to this point?” He loved his daughter more than anything in the world, and hated to think that she was being negatively affected by his weight.

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Why the Jump Rope Will Get You a Six-Pack Before Crunches

Published on May 23, 2016

Looking to get a six-pack this summer? No we’re not talking about that six-pack of Moosehead, although that does come in handy on a hot sunny day.

We're talking about your abs - or, well, lack thereof.​

The good news is that you can put the ab roller away and stop doing a thousand crunches every day, which we know (hope) you're not doing anyway.

“Ain’t nobody got time for that!” (as Sweet Brown says).

If you are doing crunches every day, here's why you should stop...

Crunches and sit-ups can do some serious damage to your spine (read here). They also flat out don't work. For those of you who still believe that crunches are the way achieve washboard abs, I’m here to set the record straight.

The absolute best and most efficient type of exercise you can do for that dream six-pack is…

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How to Get Over Jump Rope Intimidation: Tips From a Beginner

Published on May 11, 2016

I’m not coordinated enough. I'm going to embarrass myself. I haven't done this since I was a kid. Do I even have time to learn a new skill?

Is it really worth it?​

Ever since I got my first set of ropes a few months ago, I can’t begin to tell you the number of times I’ve been in the gym talking about Crossrope and heard the comments above.

Admittedly, this is exactly what I said before I hopped aboard the Crossrope train. Even though my brother owns the company, I was pretty set in my non-rope workout routine.

I often joked that I’d face plant, get tangled in the ropes or trip, and that my performance would actually discourage people from purchasing Crossrope.

Sadly, I was only half-kidding.

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