Serge Popovic

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Serge is the digital marketing specialist at Crossrope. He's also a fitness junkie, a jump rope ninja, and an espresso lover. You can find him hosting awesome fitness challenges over at his blog Bloom to Fit.

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9 Minute Jump Rope Workout Template to Burn Serious Fat

Published on January 20, 2016

In our last blog post, we gave you 5 jump rope workouts to get your new year started right. Big thanks to those who shared your results! Really impressive stuff.

Now these workouts are evergreen, meaning they can be done any time a good fat-burning workout is needed. They are specific and can be incorporated (or built around) any existing workout or training program.

But what if you want to customize your workout? What if you want to build your own fat-burning workout?

That’s what this blog post is all about. We’ve put together a simple workout template that you can use to build your own fat-burning jump rope/bodyweight workout in 9 minutes. Continue Reading

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5 Jump Rope Workouts to Get Your New Year Started Right

Published on January 6, 2016

In our last blog post (in 2015), we discussed the difficulties of setting New Year’s resolutions (and some simple tactics on how you can increase your chances of success).

With our first post of 2016, we want to get more specific. We want to help you take action so you can start seeing results sooner rather than later.

In this post, we’re going to give you 5 jump rope workouts you can start doing right now to get your New Year started off right. Let’s take a look… Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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4 Elements That Make a Powerful Jump Rope Workout (don’t skip #4)

Published on November 11, 2015

We’ve already discussed the impressive versatility of the jump rope in the past. It’s no doubt that this simple training tool offers numerous ways to structure your training.

But sometimes this can be a blessing in disguise because when presented with too many paths, we often resort to taking none.

So today I want to show you how you can simplify things. I’m going to show you the four elements that will help you build powerful jump rope workouts that can be done anywhere, anytime.

Let’s dig in. Continue Reading

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5 Jump Rope Workouts For Your Busy Life (Free Download)

Published on July 9, 2015

Do you have those days when you just don’t feel like working out?

For some of you, maybe it’s even most days…

You are not alone. We all have them.

Some of these reasons may sound familiar…

  • I’m tired
  • I need to spend time with family/friends
  • I never have time for my hobbies
  • There isn’t enough time in a day

I certainly get it. Life happens, sucks up energy, and leaves me just wanting to relax for the afternoon instead of grinding out a workout in the gym.

Don’t get me wrong. It’s good to have recovery days.

The question is are you able to achieve your personal fitness goals in the time you have? Continue Reading

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The Jump Rope is the Most Versatile Training Tool On The Planet

Published on June 24, 2015

If you haven’t noticed already, the jump rope is a very unique and interesting training tool.

It has been around for centuries, helping athletes and warriors build impeccable endurance and conditioning. And while today’s fitness gadgets come and go, the jump rope has literally stood the test of time.

The question is why…

Why has the jump rope remained so effective and so relevant?

The answer lies in its versatility.

Something that is versatile has the ability to change. It has the ability to adapt quickly and easily. Something that is versatile has many uses and functions and can offer solutions to multiple problems.

The jump rope just happens to fit this role perfectly. This article highlights four reasons why we think the jump rope is one of the most versatile training tools on the planet. Let’s dig in. Continue Reading

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