Latest Skipping rope Stories

2010-11-22 09:25:29

Princeton researchers use robotics and high-speed cameras to examine engineering principles behind common game.

2009-07-20 23:28:52

Jumping rope is not only a super form of exercise, it has become a competitive U.S. national sport, a U.S.

2009-05-20 10:15:00

Pittsburgh police said a 17-year-old faces theft and animal cruelty charges for allegedly using a snake from his school's biology room as a jump rope.

2008-10-07 12:00:19

Adults gain substantial health benefits from two and a half hours a week of moderate aerobic physical activity, and children benefit from an hour or more of physical activity a day, according to the new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

2008-08-03 12:00:08

By CARY ASPINWALL WORKOUT Jumping rope. WHAT IT IS An inexpensive, simple option for those who like to work out at home or on the road. WHERE YOU CAN GET IT About $10-$20 at Target stores and other retailers.

2008-07-29 00:00:15

By Karen Matthews NEW YORK - The popular urban street pastime called double dutch, in which competitors jump between two ropes twirled eggbeater- style, is getting more recognition, becoming an officially sanctioned sport in New York City high schools.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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