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Old 06-04-2007, 06:42 PM   #1
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Am new to this board and to the CF method - haven't seen/read anything in the demos section about weighted jumprope - am wondering if anyone here uses it - i alternate 5lb and 4lb jumprope with speed rope...

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Old 06-06-2007, 05:03 PM   #2
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Mine is weighted, but by chance only.
My rubber speed rope broke and the only solution I could find around the garage was a heavy duty extension cord. Cut it to the right length and inserted into the handles of the speed rope. It was tough at first but now I can do 100+ before the burn gets intense. I need another speed rope though. Missing a double under with this thing leaves bruises!
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Old 06-06-2007, 05:09 PM   #3
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jeff...thats something my husbamd would do. you are a fellow "McGuiver"

and BTW, i registered 1 day after you did and i have one more post then you. i guess we are both smitten with this crossfit thing!

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Old 06-07-2007, 07:20 AM   #4
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Just my preference, but I prefer to use a speed rope, and weight my wrists if I need to. It seems to work better for double-unders and such.
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Old 06-07-2007, 07:32 AM   #5
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jeff-that's a great idea...yeah - missing with the heavy rope is painful - i don't go for the doubles with the 4,5 lb ropes - but, having been alternating with the speed rope for the past 5 mos and have seen great increase in my endurance on the handball and squash courts...

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Old 06-07-2007, 07:33 AM   #6
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jonathan, i need to get back to the doubles - i can see where they would work better with the wrist weights...thx
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