Question – Why is Jumping Rope the Best Cardio?

Answer – I doubt most people would consider it the best, but I do — providing you have no joint injuries and no significant weight that could impact your joints. Also, it’s mostly high-intensity exercise, so contraindicated for some conditions. Jumping rope has all the advantages and only one disadvantage. The disadvantage is the risk of overuse/joint damage from the impact. The advantages are: You’re moving your whole body using only your body, so it’s functional movement (movements you would perform in your daily routine) You can modify or progress the intensity simply through adjustments to speed or using one...