Not many people think of fun when they hear jump rope, but it can be. Most people who have a jump rope probably use it more as a cat toy than an exercise tool. A jump rope can be used in so many ways to help you get fit and feel great. It is cheap, light weight, small, fun, and easy. it is good for all ages. It can improve your cardiovascular system, strengthen your legs and shoulders. You can do it in groups, alone, or with a partner. Jump roping is so easy it is a mystery of why more people don't take it up as a pass time.