Monday 3rd March 2014

 

Can you do Michelle Obama’s skipping routine?

 

Can you do Michelle Obama's skipping routine?
Can you do Michelle Obama's skipping routine?

We were delighted to discover that there is very powerful supporter of skipping or jumping rope in The White House in Washington D.C.

America‘s First Lady is not only a fan of skipping as a regular and effective form or high intensity exercise, but she is also willing to share a routine that she has devised to enable her to exercise when in hotel rooms.

Her routine is based on 2 minute segments of exercise followed by 30 seconds of rest and this is repeated.

Can you complete her skipping workout?

The names of the exercises are listed below and they are self -explanatory. You can click on the link below to see the exercises demonstrated.

 1. Regular Skips – 2 minutes followed by 30 seconds of rest

2. High Knees- 2 minutes followed by 30 seconds of rest

3. Criss Cross - 2 minutes followed by 30 seconds of rest

4. Side to Side – 2 minutes followed by 30 seconds of rest

5. Forward and backward - 2 minutes followed by 30 seconds of rest

6. Side to Side- 2 minutes followed by 30 seconds of rest

7. Double Skips- 2 minutes followed by 30 seconds of rest


 Do you want to see Michelle demonstrate her routine? Click here and let us know how you get on with Michelle’s routine!

You can find out how to incorporate skipping into your exercise routines by visiting our skip shop and you’ll soon be able to get started. And don't forget, with every rope bought we will send out our own Mini Daily Challenge which will get you up and skipping regularly in no time at all.

Are you a headteacher or PE Coordinator who wants to boost physical activity in your school? Find out more infos about how schools can use skipping to benefit their children, or drop us a line via enquiries@skipping4schools.co.uk or give us a call on 01743 361863 to book a day.

We hope you have found this information inspirational.

Best regards,

Skipping 4 Schools Team


* If there is any doubt about whether you should be skipping because of prior health concerns please consult with your physician.

 

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