Hayden Peak Elementary Principal Diena Riddle invited a local charter school's jump rope team to perform for an assembly to help get her students excited about doing heart-healthy activities - and the kids were amazing. Jumping rope is a simple activity that the whole family can do, according to experts at the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center.
If you'd like to get a better idea of how many calories you can burn jumping rope, check out the WebMD Calorie Counter
. An article, "Skip rope, not your workout
," also provide some great tips on how to jump rope, regardless of your skill level. Happy jumping to all!