Today I have an awesome review for you. It’s awesome because it’s a guest review and it’s one of my favorite pieces of workout equipment. Enter… my husband and the jump rope!
sections. The rope is made of a flexible yet
somewhat rigid vinyl; the folds combined with the rigidity made me slightly nervous for my first workout with
the rope not being straight. I hung it over a door for a few days in an attempt
to remove the kinks prior to testing.
went perfectly straight once my workout began and it was very easy to jump. As I previously mentioned, it’s very
lightweight which makes it well suited for speed work. According to TKO’s site the ropes have ball
bearings in the handles. This explains the speed/fluidity of its motion. Most
surprising of all to me was that the rope was plenty long (specs say nine
feet!). I am 6’4” and have never comfortably jumped rope since I was a very
incorporate it into my warm-ups and as a great source of low impact cardio
activity. I can honestly say I
would recommend this to a friend or fellow fitness advocate for the price ($30
MSRP). The TKO rope far exceeds any performance of any jump rope I’ve used (or
attempted but failed due to lacking length) in recent memory.
- Perfect length for me (which is rare)
- Handles were not as grippy as I’d like
- Durability of vinyl rope
Thanks to my awesome husband for stepping up and reviewing the TKO jump rope. I can’t wait to be able to jump rope again. It’s one of my favorite activities! And it’s such an awesome workout and a great complement to other cross training. If you haven’t tried jumping rope before, I highly encourage it!