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Children's Skipping Ropes

Make sure your little ones are entertained while outside with a gorgeous skipping rope from our striking online selection. Injecting some old-school enjoyment into al fresco activities and day trips, these traditional pastimes are a great way to keep fit while having fun, so… what are you waiting for? Explore the extensive range OnBuy have to offer today, and transform your outdoor toy cupboard (or exercise accessory basket) for the better! We promise you won’t regret it. 

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There’s simply nothing better than reconnecting with Mother Nature on a sunny day, but we all know it can take a lot to keep your little ones entertained while embracing the outdoors. Provide your tots with everything they need to appreciate the open air with a gorgeously timeless skipping rope from our online store. Not only fab for exercise and activity levels, but also a great way to encourage bonding between siblings and friends, these traditional toys are fantastic for both group and individual play. Looking for ways to improve your child’s coordination, dexterity, and overall numeracy skills? A hand-crafted skipping rope could be your new best friend!

What are the different kinds of skipping rope on offer?

Though this may sound surprising, there are actually a plethora of skipping rope styles available from OnBuy’s extensive shelves. If it’s tots and teenagers you’re looking to entertain, the traditional rope and wooden models are ideal for providing some old-school fun, and look gorgeous in a naturally-finished outdoor game collection. If these materials aren’t your bag, we also offer a range of beaded double-dutch examples, which are perfect for larger groups of friends or siblings. Ankle rope alternatives, or skip ball toys with LED lights, are likewise superb for improving their coordination, as play requires organisation and hand-to-eye control. 

If you’re looking for something geared more toward exercise, our range of counter and digital skipping ropes are the accessories for you! Specially designed to count calories, speed, and the number of rotations, these models often feature alarm and adjustable functions. Ideal for overall fitness, conditioning, and fat loss, they’re the handy home gym additions you didn’t know you needed!

What are the health benefits of skipping?

If popping to the gym sounds too much like hard work (never fear, we’ve all been there!), it’s certainly time to invest in a super-convenient, easy, and effective conventional skipping rope. Helping to tone your calves, tighten your core, build stamina, and improve your lung capacity, there aren’t many bodily functions that this toy can’t enhance. Surprisingly, they can burn an average of 10 calories a minute, depending on your height and weight, and up to 200 in any given ten-minute session. This makes skipping even more valuable than a daily brisk walk. 

The main benefit, however, lies with improved heart health. One of the best cardio exercises out there, skipping will significantly reduce the risk of various diseases and strokes. Increased concentration, coordination, stamina, and flexibility are just some of the physical advantages to skipping, while boosted mental health and reduced anxiety and depression are a few of the psychological profits. With well-established brands such as Lonsdale and Dripex featuring on our wide-ranging list, it’s certainly an excellent time to invest!

FAQs about skipping ropes

Which skipping rope is best for beginners?

If you’re a beginner, a basic skipping rope is ideal. The cable is thicker and it allows you to grip it better. A weighted skipping rope is better for those who are more advanced.

Are skipping ropes dangerous?

Like most sports, there is a risk if the equipment is not used safely, but using a skipping rope is not particularly dangerous. If you know you have problems with your knees or feet, you might want to avoid this exercise due to the pressure it can put on the lower leg muscles and joints.

Is skipping rope better than running?

Using a skipping rope can be similar to running, according to some researchers. It can burn more calories, as it engages more muscles than running.

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