Count the Olympic brand jump rope as another best quality product still being manufactured in Oregon. The plastic beaded Olympic rope was designed over 45 years ago by a coach who was looking for a durable sports product that could be used both indoors and outdoors. The Archival Web Shop is now offering this rope in five different sizes including a double dutch model.
Rope jumping is a nearly perfect exercise. It's low impact, provides cardio training and enhances general strength and coordination. As one early health publication remarks, "[t]he jumping-ro
Here, Sara, wearing apron and clogs, gets in a little exercise while waiting for the grill to heat.
Some basic jump rope exercises from the Navy Seal Physical Fitness guide:
Instructions for producing your own rope from scratch: