4 Unique Battle Rope Exercises
Not seeing results with your current fitness routine? Stuck in a rut? Then it may be time to switch up your workout and try something that requires a higher intensity level. Specifically, giving battle ropes a try just might be the kick start your body needs to achieve your desired results.
Benefits of Rope Training
There are so many benefits to utilizing ropes in your workouts. For starters, most people appreciate that our (Tampa Strength) rope protocols are typically very quick-lasting anywhere from 5-20 minutes depending on goals of the individual. However, no matter the length you will always get an intense, vigorous workout that will lead you toward real results!
Most people train for either muscle hypertrophy (growth) or fat loss. The problem is most people fail to exercise at an intensity to achieve any significant results. Utilizing certain rope protocols one can simultaneously build muscle and burn fat at the same time. Who wants to spend hours on a treadmill or be aimlessly pounding the pavement when you can get better results and less chance of injury using the ropes!
Tampa Strength Rope Protocols
Typical gyms or on TVs Biggest loser you will see people using the two-hand slam or alternating wave as their primary exercises. Both exercises are excellent when teaching someone new how to use the battle ropes and will help lay the foundation that is needed for more advanced exercises. Here at Tampa Strength, we like to take our rope protocols to another level by incorporating full body movements with your typical rope training. For example, while using a single arm wave we will add in a reverse lunge or add a squat to a two hand slam. Using these simple techniques will blast your muscles and have your lungs screaming for air! Check out the video below to see a few of our favorite rope exercises. Be sure to try them out and let me know how it goes.