Skipping is one of the means by which we exercise our
body, it is a form of exercise. It involves movement by
hopping on alternate feet. Some people also refer to
skipping as jumping rope.
Skipping is an exercise that is not new to almost
everybody , it has been for ages, it is not a new
development in the field of exercise.
Quite a large number of us took skipping as a hobby
when we were much longer probably because of the
excitement we get from it, little did we know that it
actually has some health benefits.
But as we grow older, due to physical activities, stress
from work, lack of time, etc. the zeal to skip and the
excitement we get from skipping tend to wane.
Nowadays, skipping exercise is rampant among
children both young ones and teenagers but this
should not be so. Even, as an adult, you should also
create time for exercise which will aid healthy living.
Although there are diverse forms of exercises, skipping
happens to be one of the easiest and most enjoyable
forms of exercise.
When you skip or do a jump rope, you are actually
fortifying your body system.There are many benefits
that one can get from skipping, some of them are
1.Skipping improves the cardiovascular framework.
Skipping exercise promotes cardiovascular activity, it
improves the heart rate and blood pressure. It also
allows the proper circulation of blood and oxygen
between the heart and other parts of the body.
2. It also maintains balance, coordination, stability,
energy, nd agility.When you skip, you improve the
functional movements of the body, it helps you to
maintain you body posture.
3. Skipping is also an effective means of weight loss, it
is a great fat-buster.
4. It helps to combat Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a condition of fragile bones with an
increased susceptibility to fracture. Skipping helps by
improving bone density.
5. It also promotes healthy skin.
This is one of the things skipping do for us, it improves
the skin and makes it look radiant.