JUMPING ROPE

Jumping rope is an activity that I’m not good at.

When I was a kid I could barely get through regular rope jumping. The fancy double dutch, skipping, twisting and turning I left for the experienced jumpers. Shying away from jumping contests kept me from being the joke of the day—the year. Turning the rope for someone else was the best that I could do.

This time in my life jumping rope would be a fitness tool rather than a contest. I envision my heart rate escalating at the touch of the rope. I can see myself caught up and tangled up in the rope trying to find a way out.

I’m going to change the channel that I see myself communicating with the jump rope. The new picture is me successfully mastering it to help me on my fitness journey.

How are you at jumping rope?

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15 thoughts on “JUMPING ROPE

  1. Jumping rope use to be one of my favorite things to do. I think they invented a bunch of new moves in the past half-century and now when it comes to jumping rope my favorite thing to do is look and marvel!

    • The last time I did any rope related things was pretend rope jumping. I was jumping and turning my hands like a rope is in it. That’s about as good as it gets. [?]

  2. This is the first Jump Rope entry I’ve seen! It’s really energetic. I’m trying to visit all the A-Z Challenge Blogs this month.

  3. Thanks for the memory. Jumping rope was definitely not my forte. At my age now, the thought of jumping rope is more laughable because I don’t have time any more.

    • Sweetopia51 thanks for visiting my blog and thinking it was good enough to reblog. I’m continuing my journey to totally unzip this cover-up of extra weight and let the real me come forth.

      Blessings
      EmmaLMoore

      • Good morning, Emmalmoore that’s the way I feel as well, I want to let the real me come out, right now I as so uncomfortable in my own body that I just want to close up in my apartment forever until all of the fat falls off. I want to wish you much success in your journey, and I am definitely going to be visiting your blog again, if you don’t mine. 🙂

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