Skipping is a cardio exercise. It is a form of physical activity that involves a full-body workout and it uses your abdominals to stabilize your body and legs for jumping; it uses your shoulders, and arms for holding and turning the rope. This exercise as with most forms of physical activity has several and a variety of health benefits for our body systems
Below are the 4 benefits of skipping on the body system.
1. Strengthening of bones
Skipping is a weight-bearing exercise and the implication of this is that it can help improve your bone density and also it can help reduce your chances of developing osteoporosis (a condition where the bones become weak, fragile, and brittle as a result of loss of tissues).
2. Mental Health
As we all know, our mental health is just as important as our physical health. Physical activities such as skipping increased blood circulation in the body and brain. The effect of this is that it reduces feelings of anxiety and depression. Skipping has the potential of improving mental health by releasing endorphins- this is a hormone that eases depressive moods.
3. Healthy Heart
Skipping is one of the best cardio when it comes to increasing your heart rate. It can make your heart stronger and reduce the risks of heart diseases and strokes.
4. Improves Concentration
This is one form of physical activity that requires and demands utmost concentration. Constant exercise can help you learn to concentrate and focus better. The effect of this is that you can transfer this benefit to other areas of your life.
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