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Jumping Rope Rather Than Running

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Jumping rope intensely for 10 minutes has about the same calorie burn as jogging for 30 minutes.

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This secret to success was found from SparkPeople's "The Bikini Workout" article:
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- Submitted by SARAHMAC1978 5/27/2011 in Exercise | 11 Comments
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LUCKYLORA677 5/17/2014 8:53:00 AM

    Who doesn't like skipping rope? Sounds fun.
WARDJOREE 5/30/2011 1:48:00 PM

    I going to do rope jumping more than 3 time a week
MYAKAYAH 5/28/2011 5:55:00 AM

    Wow, I'm going to try this so I can switch things up a little bit!
RUTHDEN1 5/27/2011 12:46:00 PM

    Started yesterday. I did a few minutes to start out.
AMYMOHIO 5/27/2011 12:20:00 PM

    I have a workout DVD that is jumping rope... guess what I'm doing tonight?!?! emoticon
OSHPOSH 5/27/2011 11:47:00 AM

    i hate running so this makes me happy! emoticon
JESVDW 5/27/2011 11:33:00 AM

    Love it. How would I track that on my fitness?
LADYJ6942 5/27/2011 11:10:00 AM

    Great info!
BERRYHONEY 5/27/2011 11:08:00 AM

    emoticon
MOM2PHILNKEEG 5/27/2011 10:51:00 AM

    I learned this one a few months ago :)
ANNESYLVIA 5/27/2011 10:40:00 AM

    I just discovered this last fall! Half the time for approximately the amount of calories burned.

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