We all like to take care of our diet and keep fit, but an occasional treat is necessary and mentally healthy. Skipping your diet once a week or fortnight or having a “cheat meal” will help you break your routine and give you a prize from time to time.
Today we will discover how many double unders you need to burn off your cheat meal…
If you’re an athlete, you can get away with it, because you will soon get rid of the excess. Skipping is a great calorie-burning exercise.
It is a very good, cheap cardiovascular activity that you can practice anywhere. It’s ideal for when you’re on holiday or away from home. It also helps strengthen the upper and lower body, while burning a lot of calories in a short time.
Want to know how many double unders you need to burn off your favourite “cheat meals”?
Double unders benefits
Our sports nutritionist, Inaki Dominguez, has worked with us to prepare this high definition poster to give you all the details:
Double unders calories (how many calories do double unders burn)
Estimated energy expenditure – jump roping:
SIMPLE JUMP = 0.177 kcal/min
- Girl weighing 55 kg, 100 simple jumps = 14.5 kcal
- Boy weighing 75 kg, 100 simple jumps = 20 kcal
DOUBLE JUMP = 0.197 kcal/min
- Girl weighing 55 kg, 100 double unders = 16.5 kcal
- Boy weighing 75 kg, 100 double unders = 22 kcal
SEE ALSO: How to do double unders in 3 steps
We hope this post will help you enjoy your cheat meal, while being aware of the effort you will have to make to burn off the extra calories.
¿Easy? ¿will you be able to burn off your cheat meal? Ready to start in crossfit? Let us know your comments..