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Jump-Rope Calorie Burner


The 10-Minute Fat-Blasting Jump-Rope Routine

Looking for a quick workout to burn 100 calories and beat the winter blues? Clay Burwell, a boxing trainer at Crunch Fitness in New York City, created this 10-minute fat-blasting jump-rope routine.


0:00-1:00Jump over the rope with feet together, one jump per turn.
1:00-2:00Run in place while turning the rope.
2:00-3:00Jumping jacks (no rope).
3:00-4:00Jump over the rope, alternating knee lifts.
4:00-5:00Jump from side to side, keeping both feet together.
5:00-6:00Single jumps with rope.
6:00-7:00Run in place with rope.
7:00-8:00Jumping jacks (no rope).
8:00-9:00Jump with heels out, knees up.
9:00-10:00Jump high enough to pass the rope under your feet twice before landing.