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Fast, fun, effective - rediscover the joys of skipping

If getting fit fast is high on your list of New Year intentions, or you simply want less stress, more fresh air in your life, this skipping rope workout could just be your new favourite past-time.


If you haven't picked up a rope since your school days, no need to panic. This workout is ideal for different fitness levels, from basic entry level to rope pros. The meditative, simple activity of your youth is actually one of the most effective cardio exercises around. A study proved that just 10 minutes a day with the rope is comparable to 30 minutes of jogging. Easy choice, right? So, let’s get our heart rate going with this quick and easy workout.

Camila Arreaga

Camila Arreaga

Fitness instructor Camila is originally from Guatemala, but has been living in the Netherlands for the last 2.5 years. You will normally find her teaching cycling, HIIT, boxing and movement classes. She believes that moving our bodies is the ultimate act of self-love and that combining mindfulness into any type of exercise is key to keeping motivated and inspired. In her spare time she loves to dance, read, hang out with the people she loves, have deep conversations about the universe and play with her cat.