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Battle Ropes

In a recent College of New Jersey study comparing various workout styles, battle-rope exercises came in first in terms of total oxygen consumption and an average calorie burn.

The exercises, which require the vigorous movement of thick, heavy ropes, burned an average of 10.3 calories per minute.

Battle ropes are a favorite conditioning tool of many pro athletes, as many of the exercises that utilize them are full-body movements.

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In a recent College of New Jersey study comparing various workout styles, battle-rope exercises came in first in terms of total oxygen consumption and an average calorie burn.

The exercises, which require the vigorous movement of thick, heavy ropes, burned an average of 10.3 calories per minute.

Battle ropes are a favorite conditioning tool of many pro athletes, as many of the exercises that utilize them are full-body movements.

NFL star Myles Garrett, for example, can make a pair of heavy ropes look like a couple pieces of dental floss.

 

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