Weight Loss Secret Weapon: The Jump Rope

Posted by Tony Thompson

Our friends at Food Lion (yes, that Food Lion) have published a pretty good chart that breaks down exercise by body weight to show calories burned per half-hour.

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Check out the jump rope numbers. I think you can get a decent jump rope for about $1.29, which would seem to be a pretty good ROI for that number of calories burned. Especially when compared to the cost of a health club membership.

And the next time you moan and groan at the prospect of cleaning house, maybe think about the calorie burn rate you will achieve as you scrub and mop and sweep and dust…