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Fast Fitness: Heart Jumper workout

Jump fast and low
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Studies show the ten minutes of vigorous exercise can be as effective as thirty minutes of moderate exercise in preventing cardiovascular disease. So why skip your workout when you can get benefits in these ten minute blasts for your heart, muscles and core.

Heart Jumper -
A jump rope is an inexpensive and effective piece of cardio equipment. Try this Heart Jump:

2 minutes Both feet jumping rope
1 minute March in place, twirl rope in figure-8 pattern
2 minutes Alternate feet
1 minute March in place while holding rope across the body moving arms in an up and down movement slowly

2 minutes Both feet jumping rope
30 seconds Alternate feet
30 seconds Both feet
1 minute March in place