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I'm going to dig my rope out of the closet. I won't be able to keep up with you guys, but I'm going to give my best game.
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9/26/10 7:35 A

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I'm starting to do 2 sets of jumping rope, usually the first set is 80x and second is 60x. Both in 1 minutes and I want to improve this!

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9/15/10 5:44 A

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I tried the cross arms jumping yesterday:)

Couldn't get over 3 jumps. That was bad. Anyone here has good learning techniques for that?

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I think I've improve my jumping rope. Last time, I did 30-rest-30 in 1 minute and stop jumping. Now, I'm able to do 80-rest-80 in 2 minutes!

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jump rope is awesome and it works. and its great to see how the count increases as your strength increases

if you have a counter with your rope i would suggest keeping a count of jumps per minute. Its fun to see how gradually the rate increases

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jump rope is awesome and it works. and its great to see how the count increases as your strength increases

if you have a counter with your rope i would suggest keeping a count of jumps per minute. Its fun to see how gradually the rate increases

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Hi All, I bought a jump rope with count on it. Wow is this ever hard. I jumped 100 and so out of breath. Does this make anyone else out of breath ? I hope too lose more inches. Great motivation on this site..Terri

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I just started my jump rope challenge. 60x yesterday and I aim to do 3x per week. If I easily jump rope 60x, then I will increase more.

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Hi All Is the challenge with a jump rope or a pretend rope just doing the motion with your hands?

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I completed 275 jumping ropes today in between my stationary bike workout. It felt GREAT!

FINISH WHAT YOU STARTED!

SKIP THE DIET, JUST EAT HEALTHY!

EAT CLEAN, TRAIN MEAN!

SURROUND YOURSELF WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE GOING TO LIFT YOU HIGHER!


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I hit my 100 jumps... did 40 in the morning and 60 in the afternoon. Not bad for first day!

Keep moving forward!


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Hi faundeb! welcome. I'm not much of a welcoming committee, but I'm def. happy to see someone else on here!

~Erin

2 days in a row off from jumping and I could def. feel the slip back.

jump rope intervals 2x 20/90 + 30x 15/45 = 3577 (35min.)

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Hi, I'm a new sparker and I set a goal to jump rope 6 days a week. I'm starting with 100 jumps a day - that's a lot for me, at my current weight. Once I'm consistent with that, I hope to go from there (more jumps/more time).

Keep moving forward!


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20/90 x 15 = 3247

light day

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20/90 x 30 = 5775 jumps

this pretty much maxed me out emoticon

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I'm in, I just bought a new rope. Will start slowly then build up speed.
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7/1/10 12:28 A

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15 sec. resting/ 45 sec. jumping for 10 mintues

1052 jumps.

light day after yesterday :)

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6/29/10 5:13 P

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I wish I had found this earlier, I've thought about looking, but never did it.

Using my gymboss timer, my intervals today were 20 sec. resting/ 90 sec. jumping for 37 minutes = 4078 jumps according to my pedometer (it counts about 116 jumps per my 100 jumps, so I do the math).

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It's whatever you want. You can list what you do and keep a record of how you improve. emoticon

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6/29/10 12:14 A

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I have a question about the challenge.

Are we counting how many jumps we do in a day, or must they be consecutive jumps?? I would like to join, but I jump for time intervals, with a rest interval incorporated after each jumping interval.

Thanks!

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Can't believe I haven't jumped again since that last post. I imagine it so much! but then don't do it. Weather is already getting hot here, if I don't get to it EARLY in the day. Been staying up too late. I'll get back into my routine. emoticon

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This Sunday again. This time, 660 jumps (110 jumps x 6 in 30 minute walk.)
Tuesday 120 x5 = 600 in 25 min. walk
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Come back, everyone!

I just got back into this, in hopes of upping my endurance for dance classes.

I do about 100 jumps a minute.
Sunday incorporated 5 x 100 spread out over a 30-minute walk.

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4/2/10 1:42 A

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175 all in one go. calves are burrrning

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80 jump a rope. 4 sets of 20=80..yeah!!! I marched in between sets.

Edited by: CFIMBRES01 at: 4/1/2010 (15:14)
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4/1/10 12:40 A

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Question: I notice people are saying that they are "signed up for the challenge".

is there a way to "sign up for the challenge"? Or does that just mean doing the challenge as stated in this forum?

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4/1/10 12:32 A

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hi I just started the challenge. To begin, today I did as many as I could. 165 jumps.

tomorrow I'll go for 175.

i need a stop watch.

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I got 500 in 10 minutes yeterday =) If only I could get a little faster.

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Hi Team! I joined today and jumped my first 100 jumps! Boy, that was fun but harder than I thought it would be. My heart is racin'! Can't wait for tomorrow's 110 jumps!!! emoticon

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3/10/10 1:33 A

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10 minutes is pretty impressive......

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this is my second day jumping rope. I didn't count but I did it for 10 minutes. I will count tomorrow.

Fotomakr

Goal: Hit 154lbs. so I can go shopping at the outlet mall.

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. - Aristotle

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02/08/12--159
Plan to lose 12 lbs in 2012
4/19--157
5/18--150
7/07/12=6th anniversary
2012--lost 12 lbs this year!!!
1/04/13--149 :-)
4/11/13--147
5/28/13--145
9/29/13--138 50 lbs
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02/08/12--159
Plan to lose 12 lbs in 2012
4/19--157
5/18--150
7/07/12=6th anniversary
2012--lost 12 lbs this year!!!
1/04/13--149 :-)
4/11/13--147
5/28/13--145
9/29/13--138 50 lbs
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5/18--150
7/07/12=6th anniversary
2012--lost 12 lbs this year!!!
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5/28/13--145
9/29/13--138 50 lbs
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185 on my fourth anniversary of July 7, 2010
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Weight Loss in 2011--24 lbs.
01/01/12--162.0
02/08/12--159
Plan to lose 12 lbs in 2012
4/19--157
5/18--150
7/07/12=6th anniversary
2012--lost 12 lbs this year!!!
1/04/13--149 :-)
4/11/13--147
5/28/13--145
9/29/13--138 50 lbs
1/13/14--131.5
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Joined weight watchers on 10/18/10 @ 188.0/after multiple 17 week passes took a break on 2/11/12
Weight Loss in 2011--24 lbs.
01/01/12--162.0
02/08/12--159
Plan to lose 12 lbs in 2012
4/19--157
5/18--150
7/07/12=6th anniversary
2012--lost 12 lbs this year!!!
1/04/13--149 :-)
4/11/13--147
5/28/13--145
9/29/13--138 50 lbs
1/13/14--131.5
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185 on my fourth anniversary of July 7, 2010
Joined weight watchers on 10/18/10 @ 188.0/after multiple 17 week passes took a break on 2/11/12
Weight Loss in 2011--24 lbs.
01/01/12--162.0
02/08/12--159
Plan to lose 12 lbs in 2012
4/19--157
5/18--150
7/07/12=6th anniversary
2012--lost 12 lbs this year!!!
1/04/13--149 :-)
4/11/13--147
5/28/13--145
9/29/13--138 50 lbs
1/13/14--131.5
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Hmmmm....glad I found this group. I'm "jumping in"!!
I am about to start a skipping club in the school where I work. This is an excellent challenge!!

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Ok, committing to 100 jumps today

185 on my fourth anniversary of July 7, 2010
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01/01/12--162.0
02/08/12--159
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4/19--157
5/18--150
7/07/12=6th anniversary
2012--lost 12 lbs this year!!!
1/04/13--149 :-)
4/11/13--147
5/28/13--145
9/29/13--138 50 lbs
1/13/14--131.5
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I have been jumping rope 3 times a week and getting pretty good at it. I do about 10 minutes a run and try to go pretty quickly. I do not know how people can keep track of the number of jumps - that is too much math for me during a workout. Does anyone use a jump rope with a counter? Do you recomend it?




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hi i am going to start from today. will do 100 jumps today and then will increase 10jumps everyday:)
wish me luck!!

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i'm going to start today at the gym hope everything goes well not to good at jumping rope emoticon

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Just starting out. I plan to jump rope 5 minutes 2 days a week. Goal to work up to 10 minutes.

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I've done Coach Nicole's video and it's fantastic... I just like to jump without look at anything so I don't use videos often. I did bookmark this spot so I might vary my routine at some point...
http://www.associatedcontent.com/video/1
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What I'm doing now is just listening to an ipod while I jump. I just do it for two songs and I plan to add more as I get better at it. I don't count anything... I just jump and try to keep going.

good luck with your jumping!

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emoticon Hi Team

Just starting out so I'll be slow and steady - with a goal of working up to 10 minutes of straight jumping rope. Once I do that, I'd like to work on speed, type of jumps, etc...

It will probably take me some time to get there. I usually do low impact exercises so when I did this in a Y class for too long it was too much; I'll be doing what I can safely.

How do you figure your jump speed? Do you count them all or just count what you can get done in a minute then multiply by the minutes done?

Is there anyplace (maybe YouTube?) to learn techniques? Would like to improve my style once I get my cardio better for jumping rope.

Is anyone doing Coach Nicole's jumproping video?

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I can currently (meaning I just did) jump 120 times in.. ahdunno, about a minute? is this considered fast or slow?

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aiming to do 15mins daily for the next 5 days. cant skip continuously for 15mins without stopping though..

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104 jumps 8/11

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Hi i did 100 jumps 8/10/09 emoticon

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Just wanted to wish everyone a good day! Happy Jumping!

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I used to skip rope when I was a kid. Now, I hope to continue with this. Here's to having a great jump rope day!





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Congratulations - 125! WOW!


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Up to 125 without stopping

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Hi All,

My trainer just incorporated jumping rope into my workout, have not worked out with a trainer in over 3 years, the first day I could not go past 50 jumps without making a mistake now I am somewhat breezing to 100, I think I may surprise him tonight and try to go to 150 without stopping.

Still cant do anything fancy but believe me this is a lot.

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I started last week & realized I'm so out of shape. I average about 50 double jumps in 5 minutes & force myself to do it for 15 minutes, three times a week. Going to work on doing it daily.

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OMG, no wonder I could eat what ever I wanted when I was a kid, I only got in 64 jumps, but it sure felt like I had doen thousands and my heart felt like it was going to beat out of my chest, it was great!!! I will get in at least 75 jumps today.

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HEllo all, I am to this team and a little intimidated by some of the numbers you guys are posting! emoticon Today will be my first day, so I will be on tomorrow to post how well I did. Wish my luck that i do not die as I am really out of shape and have not really jumped rope for many years. I am so going to drag the kids in to this challenge with and that should get my competitive juices going. See you all tomorrow!!

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I will SHINE in 2009!!!

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5/7/09 12:50 A

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Hi I'm a newbie,

Do you have any suggestions? I can alternate my feet while jumping rope (kinda like running in place). I can jump rope for 5 minutes without stopping because of a mistake, but any longer than that seems to be difficult for me.

That ends up being roughly 100 jumps per minute.

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50 jumps on Mon
55 today

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music definitely helps!!! This is a tough exercise...even though I have gotten some eye rolls from friends when I talk about it....I love it...5 min here and there burns calories and fat!! emoticon

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I will practice today!

I will not exceed the "feed" limit!

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Congratulations to everyone on your jump rope victories; this is not an easy exercise.

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Congratulations to everyone on your jump rope victories; this is not an easy exercise.

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One way of being able to jump 15 min a day is by breaking it up 5min 3 times a day. Another way to do it is get a mp3 player and listen to music and before you know it you have reached 15 min and didn't even realize it.

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4/7 :21 jumps
4/8 :34 jumps

hopefully his will get easier


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hey everyone....I got in 12 straight minutes jumping rope!!! emoticon

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okay this is how it went....I used jumping rope in rotation with total gym and elliptical
jumping rope= 200 jumps
total gym= 5 min
ellptical = 7min, 10 min, 13 min

x 4 sets


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Just joined this team. Just got a jump rope.

4/7 :21 jumps

I will add more tomorrow. Man is this hard.
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Welcome to all that join us in jumping. Here's how it works. Start with 100 jumps then add 10 each day, or do as many jumps as possible then add 1 to 10 each day. Remember to go to SP cardio and under jump rope (fast of slow) click the amount of time spent and see how many calories you have burned and receive your points for cardio that day. I will be adding some suggetions now and then to help with this challenge, and please anyone that comes upon good advise let us all hear it so we can become awesome jumpers. By the way one goal you could set for yourself would be to beable to jump 10-15 minutes by Christmas. (or set your own smaller goal... 5 min.)

Good Luck to all and....

START JUMPING!

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will be back to post how I do later!!

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Hi Everyone,

I'm new to the site and I made my first 100+ jumps last week. Yesterday I made 130. I can't wait to get up into the thousands like some of you amazing people.

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