Speed Rope - Elite

Speed Rope - Elite

Speed Rope - Original

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How to build the heart and lungs of an elite athlete.

The magic of our products are often their simplicity. And they don't have to be new products – some of our products are old ideas made new.

Take the humble skipping rope. Add a thin metal wire (instead of a rope) and you have a crazy, but effective, all round conditioning tool.

Here's the full story.

The Speed Rope is a standard skipping rope on speed. The thin wire ensures maximum speed can be generated, which means the rope is fast enough to circle the body more than once per jump. The CrossFit dudes call these double-unders (or triple-unders) and they're a big part of their training routines.

Why?

Because ten minutes of skipping is the equivalent of running a four minute mile. It's a tough workout! Typically, a few minutes skipping is enough to get the heart pumping.

It also has the advantage of being able to be performed in confined spaces. You only need a small space and you're set to go.

Also, proper skipping technique promotes better knee health. By pushing off from the balls of your feet, you reduce the repetitive shocks that are typically caused by running.

Bottom line? Speed rope skipping gives you a killer workout. Plus you get an endurance workout, mixed in with a coordination element and agility work with your feet.

Product details:

  • Two comfortable handles with ball bearing attachment for smooth and consistent "turn-over"
  • Completely adjustable up to 270cm length.
  • 2.5mm thick steel wire encased in a thin layer of nylon to ensure durability. Cuts through the air more quickly, ensuring maximum speed. Ideal for CrossFit workouts.
  • More durable than plastic and leather models.
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