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A gizmo that counts your jumps!

Counting successful jumps is one way to measure progress. Perhaps when you first started jumping rope, 50 jumps seemed liked an unattainable goal. But maybe now you're aiming for 250 or 500 or even 1,000. Some people can keep a running tally in their head as they jump, but not me. I get distracted pretty [...]

By | 2018-04-28T10:14:00+00:00 April 28th, 2018|jump rope challenge, jump ropes, rope jumping basics|0 Comments

Challenge of the Week • 3/12/18-3/18/18

When you think of St. Patrick's Day you might visualize a grand parade, green beer, and four-leaf clovers, but did you know about the St. Patrick's Cross and St. Patrick's Bell? Neither did we. Well in honor of St. Patrick, this week's jump rope challenge combines the cross, the bell jump, and push-ups. You have [...]

Punk Rope Challenge #1

Some of you have been clamoring for a jump rope challenge for months now. We heard you so here it is! In honor of Heather and Shana who just skipped (as in jump roped) the Rock 'N' Roll 5K in Philly, this challenge will focus on rope jumping various distances for time. But you also [...]

By | 2018-02-13T17:47:03+00:00 October 19th, 2017|fitness challenge, jump rope event, rope jumping basics|0 Comments

Punk Rope Games IX is coming!

The 9th annual Punk Rope Games will take place on Saturday, September 23 from 11am-2pm at Lowery Plaza, directly under the #7 train in Sunnyside, Queens. This is the first time the Punk Rope Games have been held in Queens. We think the Ramones would be happy about that. Hey ho, let's go! This year's [...]

How to Size Your Jump Rope

There are numerous factors that influence what will be the optimal length jump rope for you including your turning mechanics, where you hold your hands, you workout objective (e.g., speed, double unders, tricks), the length of your arms, and the length of your jump rope handles, to name a few. Below are some guidelines to [...]