View Full Version : jump rope cuts
02-25-2008, 04:26 AM
does anyone else get cut up by there jumprope when its hits ur back or ur legs? and is there any good ropes that wont hurt if it hits u?
02-25-2008, 05:16 AM
yea I sure do and not to mention ive been jumping rope and running for almost a year before I started boxing so ya I got a couple of rope marks as you would call them lol
02-25-2008, 09:29 AM
what kind of rope is that. -_-.. i got a high speed one(plastic), it doesnt really bother me but i wear thick clothing because i jump outside.
02-25-2008, 09:33 AM
i jump 4 nights a week
i do 3 sets of 20 mins
i use a nike speedrope from dicks sporting goods
once and a while i get caught with it.. the more you do it.. the less it will happen...
02-25-2008, 09:44 AM
i have these and some other ones
and i usually wear a shirt and shorts.
02-25-2008, 09:51 AM
basically, the more you jump, the less it will happen.. we ve all been hit with the rope before
I use this;
It plays music! and it doesn't hurt when it hits me.
02-25-2008, 10:31 AM
The back of my legs? No, never.
I use to get hit a lot on the back and the back of the legs especially when going for any move that involved a cross over but these days I don't get it that much. I used to get very frustrated with it but if you keep at it, you get better and it starts to happen less and less.
02-25-2008, 07:03 PM
Yeah, it's real fun explaining those marks to my wife -- I have a weighted jumprope (weights are in the handles but the rope itself is fairly stout) and it whips the hell out of me if I screw up. Throw in scratches from velcro on a sparring partner's gloves, and sweat, and a few bruises. . . .
:ugh: "No, really, honey. I've been boxing."
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