Exercise ropes are effective workout equipment. You can use them in many ways to train your whole body. Many people are now adding them to their workout routines because of their availability and workout benefits.
Training ropes, power ropes, muscles ropes, exercise ropes, you can call them whatever you want, here are some reasons why you should use them in your workouts.
If you compare it with other workout equipment, exercise ropes don’t cost much. For about $64.95, you can purchase a 30-foot manila rope. You can also purchase a giant jump rope which is much cheaper costing about $24.95 or a utility rope for $19.95.
They can be used anywhere
Exercise ropes are portable and easy to carry around. You can take and use them anywhere you want. The only thing you need is an object, which you can attach them to.
Use them for different exercises
Exercise ropes are versatile. You can use them in many ways and perform many exercises. Pull, climb or perform undulation exercises, you can use them in many variations. They can also be used by more than 1 person to perform group exercises. There is not one way of using them, work out with them the way you like.
Easy to scale
Exercise ropes are long and thick which can be a problem for many beginners since they won’t be able to use them properly. If this is a problem, then you can change its size e.g. you can shorten a 40-foot rope by tying a knot in its middle to turn it into a 20-foot rope. You can then always increase the size again once you improve.
Easy to carry
Unlike weights, exercise rope is easy to carry around. You can round it around your shoulder and carry it to your workout place which could be a park, beach, home gym or any other place.
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They can be used for HIIT
High-intensity interval training or HIIT are high-intensity exercises which need to be performed quickly one after another. Below are some points which show the use of exercise rope in HIIT.
- 1. For preparing your body for the workout, perform 5mins of moderate jump rope.
- 2. Perform 3 to 5 sets of (slams, spirals, whips, waves, throws) of 10 to 30-second intervals. Take 45 to 60 seconds rest after each interval.
- 3. For cool down, perform 5mins of moderate jump rope.
You can use them for exercising the whole body
There are many exercises you can perform with an exercise. Each exercise targets different part of your body which makes exercise ropes excellent for performing full body workout.
Exercise ropes are very easy to use. You only need to grip them, and you can perform many exercises. You don’t need to have a strong body; anyone can use them. You can add them to your workout routines no matter what level you are on.
Low impact on your joints
Exercise ropes don’t put much strain on your joints. Because of their fluid motion, they can be used in HIIT without damaging joints.
They can make your workouts more effective
It is a common thing to see people gain good results when they start bodybuilding but as the time passes, their progress slows down. Exercise ropes add variation to your workouts; you can use them in many ways which bring a challenge to your workout routines. If you are bored by doing same exercises over and over again, exercise ropes can bring the motivation back in you. By using them in different ways, you will make your workouts fun and more challenging every day.