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The Best Form Of Cardio Just Keeps Getting Better

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living

It turns out that one of your favorite schoolyard games doubles as one of the best cardio workouts. A jump rope weighs next to nothing and can fit ...

Police Officer Surrenders In 'Epic Jump Rope Battle'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.15.2015 | Good News

This Walpole, Massachusetts, police officer was learning the ropes of community outreach. Deputy Chief John Carmichael on Wednesday came across som...

Why It's So Important To Think Of Age As A Gift

Phyllis Sues | Posted 05.14.2015 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

It only takes one step to change your sedentary life and that step is do it because you want to, not because you have to. I'm told I inspire, if that's true what's the next step? Do you listen to your body and take action? There has to be the desire, the energy, the love for what you are doing.

7 Jump Rope Workouts To Blast Fat And Get Fit

Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By A.C. Shilton for Men's Journal Forget any association you had with jump ropes and gym class. The jump rope is a powerful workout tool. It builds...

The Perfect Solution For Managing Arthritis And Osteoporosis

Phyllis Sues | Posted 01.01.2015 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

My body is my treasure, my best friend, and my first instrument. Muscles, tendons and even memory, tend to wear thin. Arthritis and osteoporosis show their ugly faces and at 91, I have both. But there are formulas for winning over these infirmities.

WATCH: Indianapolis Jones Premiers Glowing New Video

Lesley Daunt | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Lesley Daunt

"No Ghosts Yet" is the first single off the band's self-titled debut EP, and along with it they have released a rather "glowing" (did I say that?) video, with an even more interesting behind-the-scenes story.

WATCH: College Student Has Insane Jump Rope Skills!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.30.2013 | College

Tori Boggs is an Ohio State University student athlete who's also a world champion in a talent that may not necessarily come to mind when thinking of ...

WATCH: Torch Calories In Just 10 Minutes

Posted 08.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Who says a jump rope is only for kids? In fact, jumping rope can burn as many calories as running -- and tone muscles in the process. And it's fun. ...


Posted 05.30.2013 | Arts

Imagine standing on a narrow platform 20 stories high with nothing to catch you. Now imagine skipping rope on that precarious spot. Are you terrified ...

Easy Tips For Women To Up Their Cardio, From Simone De La Rue (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

As women grow older, it's especially important to include cardio in their fitness routines. Celebrity fitness trainer Simone De La Rue told me that it...

The Ultimate 10-Minute Jump Rope Workout

Posted 03.07.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sophia Breene It's time to take this playground staple to the big leagues. Jumping rope can burn as many calories as running (and build some k...

Tween Rap Duo Releases The Best/Worst Song Since 'Friday'

Posted 01.05.2013 | Teen

From the geniuses that brought you Rebecca Black's "Friday" and, more recently, Nicole Westbrook's "Thanksgiving," meet Alison and Stacey -- otherwise...

We Tried It: Punk Rope

Sarah Klein | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

Despite finding my feet frequently tangled in my rope, I was sweating and breathing hard just 10 or so minutes in, along with the regulars who were spread out across the basketball court.

Bored On The 4th Of July? Try Adding These To Your Party

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Catching some sun and sipping on cool drinks are fine activities for the 4th of July. But, it can feel a little boring after a while -- especially if ...

WATCH: Double Dutch Dog Shows Off Amazing Jump Rope Skills

Posted 04.12.2012 | Comedy

Sometimes the weight of the world can seem overwhelming. But occasionally, if we're lucky, YouTube presents us with videos of adorable canine activiti...

We Tried It: Jump Rope Workout

Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 03.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Jordan K. Turgeon

Growing up, I was much more likely to use my jump ropes to tie my wagon to the back of my bike so I could tow things around than actually skip with them down the driveway. So I was admittedly a bit apprehensive when my colleague and I decided to try a jump rope workout class.

WATCH: Cute/Ridiculous Animal Thing Of The Day

Posted 07.20.2011 | Comedy

So by now you've probably heard that Purin the Beagle knows how to play catch instead of fetch, but he's no one trick pony. Purin also knows how t...

8 Inexpensive Fitness Finds For Working Out At Home

DivineCaroline | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Positive thinking is great, but nothing combats hardcore stress like a good old-fashioned workout. No fancy gym membership with high-tech machines and...