Friday workday fitness fix: jump rope edition
  • July 26, 2013
  • If you’ve only got 30 minutes to squeeze fitness into your day – make it count. One of my favorite ways to get my heart rate up quickly is by busting out a childhood gym-class go-to: the jump rope. Everything old is new again.

    My co-worker (who is also a personal trainer in her spare time), took me through a 30 minute jump rope/strength workout that totally kicked my butt and was really a total-body sweat fest.

    If you don’t have a jump rope, read EBay’s guide to help get the right length and type for your fitness needs. Ok great, you have a jump rope and 30 minutes. Try the workout I did this week below! The best part about jump roping – you can do it in almost any hotel room.

    (If you’ve never done a double-under, get tips on the technique first – before you nail yourself in the shins repeatedly – here)

    Happy jumping!

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    Disclaimer: I am not a personal trainer. The views expressed on my blog are from my own experiences and from reputable resources. Consult your physician before making any major changes to your lifestyle or diet.

    About Jeana Anderson Cohen

    Jeana Anderson Cohen is the founder and CEO of, a destination for living your best life, with fitness as the catalyst. After graduating from University of Wisconsin with a degree in Journalism, she spent much of her career - before leaving agency life - creating and executing social media strategies for brands. aSweatLife fuses her experience and her passion for wellness. You can find Jeana - who’s certified as a personal trainer - coaching group fitness classes and hosting aSweatLife’s #Sweatworking events.

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