6 Simple Ways to Fit Jump Rope Workouts Into Your Busy Day

Published on March 1, 2017

How busy are you, really? Too busy to read this article?

The truth is that we’re all busy. We all have things to do – we all have a long list of priorities and responsibilities that need taking care of.

Our calendars are over-populated with tasks and reminders and our ability to find time to squeeze in even a simple workout has become a challenge.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. And it shouldn’t. In this post, I'm going to share with you 6 fun and creative ways to fit jump rope workouts into your busy day.

It’s worth taking the time to read.

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Jump Rope Weight Loss Story: Brandy Friend’s Lucky Seven

Published on February 24, 2017

What do Snow White and Brandy Friend have in common?

If you ask Brandy, she’d probably tell you her “seven little ones.”

Hint – not cartoon dwarves 🙂

Brandy Friend, as her name implies, is truly everyone’s friend: a self-professed “lover of laughter” and proud stay-at-home mom. She lights up the room with her positive energy, contagious enthusiasm, and warm & loving nature.

And she has an amazing weight loss story to share.

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Epic 5 Minute Jump Rope Workout ‘Finisher’ to Crush Your Soul

Published on February 17, 2017.

Looking for a way to spike the intensity of your training with a quick burst of activity?

If you've still got something left in the tank after your training session - any training session - try adding this quick 5 minute jump rope workout 'finisher' to the end of your session

It's a high-intensity, every-minute-on-the-minute kind of jump rope workout that designed to ... well ... finish you off. Want to try it?

Let's get right into it -

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5 Simple Ways to Convince Your Friends to Jump Rope With You

Published on February 15, 2017

Need help convincing your friends to jump rope with you?

I do enjoy training on my own – you’ll often find me in a corner of the gym or in a random park going all out with my jump rope sessions and my tunes.

But there are times when it’s just more fun to jump with others.

In my experience, people are often hesitant to jump with me because of a few reasons.

They either think that jumping rope is too old school and not very challenging, or they think they’re not coordinated enough to do it, or they’re not sure if it’s worth the effort, or they just have no clue how to get started.

In this post, I’ll break through all of those thoughts and give you the ammunition you need to get your friends and family jumping rope with you.

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Jump Rope Weight Loss: How Tim Lost 51 Lbs in 3 Months

Re-published on February 10, 2017

As part of our new customer story blog segment, we want to highlight some of the amazing results our customers are getting with the Crossrope system.

Today, we're really excited to share Tim's story. Tim reached out to us to let us know about the incredible weight loss transformation he has experienced using our jump rope system.

We were inspired by Tim's story - a journey full of ups and downs.

He had a successful career with the US Air Force, but an addiction quickly derailed him from his normal routine. After making some big changes in his life, Tim was able to turn things around and lose over 50 lbs in the process. ​

We wanted to share Tim's story because it can be a source of inspiration to those struggling to get back into a routine, lose weight or overcome a major life hurdle.

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Quick Jump Rope Weight Loss Workout for Beginners [10 Minutes]

Published on February 03, 2017.

Are you looking for a simple jump rope workout to burn fat, improve your endurance, and help you master your jump rope technique?

Today we've got a quick 10 minute jump rope workout for weight loss to share with you. It's built around three simple exercises that you can do anywhere.

Think you can handle it? Don't forget to share your results in the comments!

Let's get right into it -

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Jump Rope Fat Loss: Why The Jump Rope Is The Perfect Weight Loss Tool

Re-published on February 01, 2017.

The jump rope has long been considered nothing but a simple conditioning tool.

But a lot has changed over the past few decades. The jump rope is no longer a tool used only by athletes to boost endurance before a big event. It is no longer just a conditioning tool.

With the introduction of new training methods and durable materials, the jump rope has become an extremely versatile training tool – one that can help anyone – of any fitness level – achieve a wide variety of fitness goals, including weight loss.

Today’s focus is specifically on jump rope fat loss. I want to show you why the jump rope is the perfect tool for your weight loss journey and give you some tips on getting started quickly.

If you have a few extra pounds to burn, this one is for you. Let’s dig in.

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Jordan DeLisser: Titan Tales From a Crossrope Jumpathlete

Published on January 27, 2017

Jordan vividly recalls, as a wide-eyed 9 year-old, the first time he ever saw his mom jump rope.

“She just grabbed my rope and started doing crazy tricks, like double unders and criss-crosses. And I thought to myself, ‘Oh no. There is no way I’m gonna let my mom be better at jumping rope than I am.’”

And so began his quest and lifelong obsession with jumping rope.

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Crossrope Jumpathlon: The Ultimate Jump Rope Workout Challenge

​Published on January 20, 2017.

Welcome to the Jumpathlon Challenge from Crossrope - the ultimate jump rope workout challenge designed to test your strength, endurance, skill, and mental grit.

Here's a fun fact -

We ran this with our private community back when the 2016 Rio Olympics were running ​in the summer. It was such a fun event that we've decided to bring it back for everyone.

If you want to see what you're really made of, try the Jumptathlon Challenge and see how you stack up against the best.

Let's do it!

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7 Ways to Make Your Jump Rope Workouts More Fun

Published on January 18, 2017.

Question – how fun are your workouts? Think about that. How much do you really enjoy the workouts that you’re doing?

When it comes to building a workout program, the fun factor is often ignored by many trainers. If anything – it goes highly underrated.

But let’s back it up for a second –

For a workout program to be effective, it must be consistent. For it to be consistent, you must want to do it on a regular basis. For you to want to do it on a regular basis, you have to enjoy it. And for you to enjoy it, it has to have an element of fun in it.

That’s how we do math around here.

So here’s what we’ve done – we’ve compiled a list of 7 ways that you can make your (jump rope) workouts and routines more fun and exciting.

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