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  1.  Practice! Jumping rope is a great way to keep fit, so try spend some time before and at the end of your warm up or class, it wont be long before you start notcing improvements and You'll be amazed by how quickly you start stringing larger numbers of double unders together.  2. Make sure to do Double Unders in WODs! It sucks doing double-unders when you know you could just scale it to single unders and get through the workout in half the time. Does it really matter if you beat your last PR using single unders. Or would..

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Ready to get your double unders? These are a milestone of CrossFit, which has brought back skipping rope from the 80’s and 90’s and made it more than childs-play! While boxers and other athletes who have to be quick on their feet have no problem training regularly with skipping ropes, the rest of us forgot about them. Double-unders is how CrossFit refers to passing the rope twice in a single jump.   Double-unders, and now, triple-unders, are becoming expected feats by those who want to compete in Crossfit. And why not? Coordination, timing, muscle endurance and aerobic endurance are all..

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So You want to master 50/100 Unbroken Double Unders, well here’s how…… Secret # 2 Are you swinging your arms around in a crazy windmill like fashion. This doesn’t only look very funny, but is super Inefficient.   Its All in the Wrists  - use your wrists - Do not use your arms to spin the rope, you shoulders will thank you later. Using your wrist instead of arms, will also increase the speed of the rope and make it easier for the rope to pass twice underneath your feet during each swing. For Best Results use the number one..

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Master 50-100 Unbroken Double Unders? Well Here's How……..   Secret # 1 Is your Jump Rope set to the Correct Length? Too Long? Too Short? Some Custom Jump Ropes are pre-cut to specific lengths, here at double under jump rope we try to minimize the issue by having an easily adjustable length for all different sizes and techniques. For a great starting length I suggest you check out our  Crossfit Jump Rope Length guide. But don’t go cutting it until you are comfortable with the length. Better to leave a little spare incase you change your mind ;-P Once you..

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Relax and Double Under

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 Remember back to your childhood day of struggling with how to ride a bike or swim. Well its much similar experience with double unders. Now we have all used a jump rope or skipping rope before, may have been 10, 20, 30, 40 Years ago haha but we all know how it works.Now we need to get back on that bike or back in that pool. Grab your jump rope (check out the best double under jump rope for crossfit if you havnt already) and RELAX! Remember the harder you tried to move your little legs to pedal as fast..

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Using a crossfit speed rope has numerous health benefits, and is a great cardiovascular workout. This is probably the reason why using a speed rope is part of many fitness disciplines training. There are many sports that incorporate the use of a speed rope within their training. The sport that has always been recognized for skipping rope is boxing. Many boxing legends use a skipping rope for their pre-fight training day in and day out. These older more traditional skipping ropes tended to be made out of leather and have wooden handles. Legends such as Muhammad Ali would use this..

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Once your Double Under Jump Rope arrives, the most common question we are asked is which length should i set the rope too? Well everyone is different and this is by no means an exact guide. But i have tested it on a wide range of athletes and seems to be pretty much spot on. The method i have used it the "static" Jump Rope Length, which measures the length of rope when not in motion.   Height below is taken from when wearing your normal workout shoes. And Cable length is measured from handle to handle. All of our..

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Jumping rope – is it simply child’s play? Or are the benefits worth purchasing a rope and getting a skip in your step? With the high demand for workouts created to show results fast, it is easy to get discouraged when searching for the dream workout. You want something challenging but doable, something that will make you sweat but that won’t leave you collapsed on the floor. Jump rope may be just your ticket. Skipping rope burns more calories per minute than even jogging and, if good form is used, it can also be easier on the joints. To understand..

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Firstly if you haven't already check my first double unders guide. Double Unders are used by boxers and mma fighters for conditioning, coordination and building endurance. It has also become one of the many milestones of crossfit! What is a double under? Basically the concept of a double under is to Pass the double under jump rope under your feet twice in a single jump. Pretty Simple, or so it sounds on paper. But until you practice and have the correct rope, it can feel a lot like a losing battle.     So before you start Smashing those PRs and hitting..

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Ready to get your double unders? These are a milestone of CrossFit, which has brought back skipping rope from the 80’s and 90’s and made it more than childs-play! While boxers and other athletes who have to be quick on their feet have no problem training regularly with skipping ropes, the rest of us forgot about them. Double-unders is how CrossFit refers to passing the rope twice in a single jump.   Double-unders, and now, triple-unders, are becoming expected feats by those who want to compete in Crossfit. And why not? Coordination, timing, muscle endurance and aerobic endurance are all..

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