Why Jumping Rope Is a Shockingly Good Workout

This article originally appeared on Time.com. A jump rope feels decidedly old-school: something you played with as a kid but that most adults, except for boxers, leave behind. That’s a shame, because jumping rope offers a combination of benefits to bone, balance and muscles that most types of exercise can’t match. “If you’ve done it […]

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6 Running Stretches That Are Too Easy to Skip

  This article originally appeared on Life by Daily Burn. If you’re one of those runners who sprints away from a warm-up and cool-down as fast as you do a finish line, you’re missing out on some great benefits. Plus, you could be putting yourself at risk for injury. According to Lauren Loberg, doctor of physical therapy […]

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26 Simple Ways to Shape Up This Summer

Sweat more in less time Move through three or four rounds of this full-body circuit from Davis to get the most burn for your buck. Push-Up Tuck Jump (top left): Perform a normal push-up (A). From plank position, “jump” knees toward elbows without touching feet to the floor (B), then jut feet back out. Do […]

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