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jacopastorius
09-03-2009, 08:37 AM
my goal is to lose fat without losing muscle. Based on the net, interval training is better for cardio.

Is it ok if i use interval training using jump rope? I go 30sec low intensity followed by 30sec low intensity then 30sec rest..How do u think about this routine? Im doing it for 10mins. 3x per wk

jacopastorius
09-03-2009, 08:40 AM
Oops. Typo error.

30sec low intensity, 30sec high intensity then 30sec rest.

Travis Bell
09-03-2009, 09:20 AM
How much weight are you trying to lose?

That would probably work, although I would probably choose something like running, bleacher sprints, sandbag carries etc.

Jump rope is alright, but there are more effective choices out there.

jacopastorius
09-03-2009, 10:10 AM
Im tryin to have some muscle definition. I want to see my abs.

Clifford Gillmore
09-03-2009, 01:43 PM
Newer research proved the protocol to more efficient at 22seconds on 22 off, not a huge gap in the groups in the study but that was the group that burned the most calories. It was an Australian study, and I'm fuzzy on it - without references, so take it with a grain of salt.

How does everything else look with your weightloss/fatloss plan? How is your diet? How is your lbm/bw? What are your/Do you do any other activities/sports?


Travis is correct thought, I'd rather alternate 20 second sprints/jogs for rounds than skipping.