Punk Rope Gets Comedic

In the planning stages for more than a year, on Wednesday the team behind Eliot Glazer is going to tape a Punk Rope class for Blood, Sweets, and Tears, a new reality show they're pitching to networks. It's basically a demented version of "The Biggest Loser," bringing together food porn and extreme fitness as captured by a comedian [...]

By |April 17th, 2017|jump rope class, jump rope event|0 Comments

Staying Young With Interval Training

The toll that aging takes on our bodies extends to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially worrisome, because cells do not regenerate easily and, over time, their mitochondria, which produce energy, decrease in strength and number. But here's some good news! A study published recently in Cell [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|HIIT, senior fitness|0 Comments

Spectacular

That's the only word I can think of to describe Adrienn Banhegyi's clinic and performance on Wednesday night (2/22) at the Greenpoint YMCA in Brooklyn, New York. Adri, as many of you know, is a World and European jump rope champion and two-time World record holder. She was in town to perform at halftime of [...]

By |February 24th, 2017|jump rope class, jump rope event|0 Comments

The Compassionate Way to Health & Fitness by Leo Babauta

So if we stop striving for health and fitness ideals, does that mean we just lie on the couch, stuffing our faces with potato chips and slurping soda all day? Umm, yuck. And no. What we can do is: 1) realize joy in who we are, where we are, and our intricate connection to the [...]

By |February 19th, 2017|meditation, mind-body connection|0 Comments

World’s best rope jumper comes to Greenpoint 2/22

Adrienn Banhegyi is one of the most decorated athletes in the history of the sport of rope jumping. Over the course of 15 years of competition she has won the World and European Championships multiple times and set two world records. In addition, Adrienn is a Cirque du Soleil artist who has performed around the [...]

By |February 19th, 2017|jump rope class, jump rope event|0 Comments

Today’s Workout | 2/16/17

Time to go into Beast mode. Sumo squat (60 sec) Single leg stretch (60s) Reverse lunge (60 sec) Single leg prone hip extension with one knee bent (30s ea leg) Plank with side taps of the foot (60 sec) 3 rounds of 2 sets @ 24 sec + 16 sec recovery 1. In, In, Out, [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Punk Rope Pin Is Here

For me, pins have been synonymous with rock and roll since I was a kid. In fact, I collect rock and roll pins. One of my favorites carries the slogan: "If it ain't STIFF, it ain't worth a f*ck." In this case, "Stiff" refers to Stiff Records, the now defunct label. I hope our new [...]

By |January 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looking Back at 2016

Looking Back Tim's mom at the Punk Rope Games2016 was a rough year for me. I lost my mom (at left with my dad and my nephew's fiancé, Rebecca) on December 15. Enough said. But mom got to see her first Punk Rope Games on October 1 and that's a memory I'll cherish forever. Here, [...]

By |January 11th, 2017|jump rope event, motivation|0 Comments

Jumping Ahead

In the past, around this time of year, I've had a tendency to look back on the previous year and dwell on what went wrong and how I could learn from my mistakes. And while studying history can certainly help to understand the past and create a brighter future (I was a history major after [...]

By |January 11th, 2017|jump rope event, motivation|0 Comments

Jump Rope Weight Loss Challenge

Our friends at Crossrope are launching a 30-day jump rope weight loss challenge on Jan 16. They're giving away $1,000 in prizes along with free nutrition tips and workout suggestions to all who participate. Best of all it's free to enter. You can register here: http://contest.io/c/a1pvqwzg.  

By |December 28th, 2016|jump rope event|0 Comments
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