Published on July 1, 2016
It's hard to believe that it's already July! Time flies when you're having fun :)
A lot of new and exciting things have been happening at Crossrope headquarters this year - from the start of our new blog to the development of our new Jump Rope Community to the launch of our new-and-improved Crossrope Training App.
And we know it can be easy to miss things when time flies. So we wanted to do a little recap - a quick roundup of some of our favorite and most popular content pieces from 2016.
Whether you’re new to jumping rope, a seasoned pro, obsessed with double unders, or just looking to shed a few extra pounds for the summer, there’s something in here for everyone.
So sit back, relax, and enjoy some of the best jump rope training content from Crossrope.
Jump Rope Fat Loss: Why The Jump Rope Is The Perfect Fat Loss Tool
Are you looking to burn a few extra pounds this summer?
This post breaks down everything you need to know about using jump ropes and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to turn your body into a fat-burning machine.
Discover how to burn up to 9 times more fat (in less time) with a simple system.
Jumping Rope vs Running: What to do When Running is Not an Option
Are you a runner? Want to learn how to include jump rope training in your routine?
Our post on running vs jumping is a must read for all runners out there - especially if you’re prone to running injuries, not sure what to do on rainy days, or if you're just plain bored with running and want to learn how to mix things up a bit.
We'll show you how to to combine running and jump rope training to create the ideal training scenario that will help you reach your goals.
How to Do Double Unders: The Program I Used to Reach 639 Double Unders (In a Row)
Are you a Crossfitter? Do you want to master the double under?
Then this behemoth of a post will be your ultimate guide to double under mastery. This article is an absolute goldmine for those looking to both get started with their double under journey and those who really want to take their double under training to the next level.
Within this post, you get access to Dave's free double under rapid improvement program which he personally used to bring his total count to 600+ double unders. Not bad.
How to Get Over Jump Rope Intimidation: Tips From a Beginner
Are you a beginner? This one is for you...
If you’re new to the jump rope scene and just can't stop tripping over your ropes, you’re not alone. A lot of people don’t know where to begin and it’s easy to become frustrated and discouraged initially. The jump rope can be intimidating.
In this post, you'll get an inside view of how Dave’s sister (Lisa) got over her intimidation factor. She shares some super easy tips to help beginners get over the initial hump.
Jump Rope Workouts to Build Endurance Like an Athlete
So you're an athlete huh? Or maybe you just want to make sure you perform like one...
Good. This post is for you. We've put together 5 custom jump rope endurance workouts to help you step your conditioning game up.
Best part? All of them can be completed in 20 minutes or less!
BONUS: 50 Jump Rope Songs for a Better Jump Rope Workout
I know I said I'm listing out our 5 top posts, but I had to squeeze an extra one in just for you.
There's no denying the fact that a good song can help you take your training intensity up a couple of notches. That's why we've curated our 50 favorite jump rope songs and we covered all the big genres so there's a little bit of everything in there.
We hope you enjoyed all the content we've shared with you over the past six months and we're excited for what the second half of 2016 will bring.
We've got a lot of great content ideas coming up ahead - more workouts, technique tips, videos, and tutorials - to help you make the most out of your jump rope training.
But I really want to know...
What do YOU want to see?
Leave a comment below and tell us what content you would like to see us put together in the second half of 2016. Cheers!