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Most of us associate jumping rope with days on the playground but for the everyday athlete, it’s one of the best cardiovascular activities you can do as an adult, Andrew Laux, NASM-CPT, and Fyt personal trainer, told Insider.
As a personal trainer, using a jump rope is a staple of my weekly fitness routines — and I’ve included my five favorites below. You’ll also find answers to a few FAQs, as well as insight into how I test jump ropes, at the end of this guide.