5-Day Summer Jump Rope Challenge: Day 3

Day 3 of the 12 Minute Athlete 5-Day Summer Jump Rope Challenge is here!

During this challenge, we’ll be learning a new jump rope style each day. Then we’ll give you guys a HIIT workout that will include your brand new skill.

If you missed our previous posts and workouts, check them out here:

5-Day Summer Jump Rope Challenge: Day 1

5-Day Summer Jump Rope Challenge: Day 2

By taking this challenge, you’ll have the chance to win a Crossrope Plus Set. You can find all the details about why we love these jump ropes in our challenge announcement post.

You can also get 10% off of all Crossrope gear from now until August 5th with code 12MINCROSS!

Today we’re going to be focusing on side to side jumps. Here’s everything you need to know about them:

Side to Side Jumps with Jump Rope

Here’s how to do side to side jumps with a jump rope:

  • Stand with your feet slightly apart while holding a jump rope behind you
  • Jump side to side continuously while jumping over the rope
  • Start off with short jumps, then progress onto longer jumps.

Practice these first, then go ahead and do today’s workout.

Today’s Jump Rope Workout

Practice your side to side jumps and get the hang of them, then give the following workout a try.

Workout instructions: Set an interval timer for 18 rounds of :10 and :30 intervals. Rest on the :10 ones, then work as hard as you can on the :30 ones. Rotate through all six exercises three times.

1. Side to side jumps w/ jump rope
2. Pike jumps
3. Jump lunge squat combo
4. Front to back jumps w/ jump rope
5. Burpees
6. Split leg v ups

Crush it! Remember to share pictures and videos of your workouts on Instagram or our Facebook group!

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