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Jumping Rope: Not so easy

 

Jumping rope is supposed to be a true method for conditioning your body, improving coordination and sculpting your arms. It also happens to be extremely difficult. It’s an activity that becomes more fun as you become more skilled at it. Remember the double dutch girls on the blacktop? They weren’t messing around—it’s not easy! I plan on testing my skilzz tonight at AEROSPACE GYM, in a high performance jump rope class called AEROJUMP. Check in later for my review.

Is coffee bad for your workout?

 

Last night I was having dinner at Focaccia in the West Village with family and friends. My friend, Roberto, who is a very handsome fashion designer with a near perfect physique mentioned that he recently gave up coffee. Everyone at the table gasped. Roberto’s trainer had instructed him to give up coffee in order to maintain the toning results from his workouts. I wondered, does coffee really inhibit muscle tone or is it all the things we pair with our coffee and the quantity we drink throughout the day that makes us less fit. Check out what I found out on coffee and exercise below.

Coffee improves physical performance: many studies have been conducted on athletes across a variety of sports and exercises.

Coffee makes exercising easier: caffeine blocks adenosine, a biochemical involved in energy transfer, which is believed to reduce muscle pain during exercise.

Coffee boosts exercise stamina: a cup of coffee allows you to continue exercising a third...

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