Workout Wednesday: Skipping Rope for Runners

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The following is adapted from Runner’s World Australia Edition December 2015.

Is Skipping Rope Good for Runners?

Yes – by making your toe-off more explosive, skipping rope helps develop a longer, quicker stride. It also requires good form that mimics good running form. Do sets of 30-second reps, 50 seconds rest, build from three to six sets.


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