It may surprise you but ropes aren’t used just for climbing and pulling, they can also be used to enhance one’s strength and grip. As a matter of fact it’s used by Athlete’s just for the the previously mentioned
Reasons + to enhance the overall strength of their body. The use of Ropes goes back to ancient Egyptian times where the ropes aided the laborers in transporting heavy stones. Battle Ropes have only recently been used.
Battle ropes is a high intensity interval training (HIIT) tool used by athletes.
Battle ropes are commonly used as a high intensity interval training (HIIT) tool to develop an athlete’s power, explosiveness, as well as their anaerobic and aerobic endurance.
Battle ropes can be bought at affordable prices. They vary in size, diameters and lengths, which affect the overall weight of the rope. Ideally you start with a lighter rope (i.e. 15 pounds), and work your way up from there.
Benefit #1: A Hectic Workout Routine
A Battle rope workout routine can be very fast and hectic. Hectic workout can help lose weight quickly. A Battle rope workout routine is extremely helpful in quick weight loss program as it is impossible to use the ropes without the use of most, and often ALL muscle groups.
A Battle rope workout routine works the core and basic muscles in manner that few other training equipment does. A Battle rope makes use of the shoulders and hips, by forcing you to brace your core, and by stabilizing your spine during explosive movements. This exercise is one of the best ways to increase overall work capacity and to give you a hectic workout routine without the hassle of heavy gym equipment.
Benefit #2: Less Chance Of Injury And More Result
In a Battle rope workout routine The dual-force effect and contralateral movement common to rope use accelerates adaptation in body, at the same time this contralateral movement in curbing an injury injury because every individual is limited by his or her own force productivity levels.
Unlike jumping and climbing a Battle rope workout routine curbs the possibility of an injury.
Benefit #3: Making Weak Body Parts Strong
Because of dual-force dynamic the areas, which are weak, are strengthen: your grip, shoulders, core, hips, knees, feet, ankles, and mind. Your grip strength and grip endurance must increase as your ability to produce higher force in your waves increase.
Just like loading up more weight on a barbell, as your waves increase in size, speed, distance, or duration, they increase the force through the rope, requiring a stronger grip in order to not let the rope slip out of your hands.
The shoulders should stay in a fairly “packed” position, with your elbows lower than your shoulders, and tight to the sides of the body when first starting with rope waves (it should go without saying that the athlete will have neutral spine and the shoulders down and back – think big chest), this not only prevents injury, but it does wonders for the shoulder strength and stability. Innovative Results has been known to use the ropes as a way to prefab and rehab shoulders back to their fully optimized state.