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Rx Smart Gear

Elite 2.6 Cable

$12.99

**Please list the color you would like in the cart comments. We get an assortment of colors regularly from Rx Smart gear and will do our best to accommodate your choice. 

Elite 2.6 – IDEAL FOR INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED

Aircraft grade cable with PVC coating. Our mid range weighted cable weighing 2.6 ounces for a 9 foot length (excluding handles). Our most all around utility cable offering a nice blend of light weight with increased feedback and response while it’s rigidity maintains a nice “horse shoe” shape while in motion. Recommended for jumpers who can already turn 50+ double unders.

When choosing a length for your Rx Jump Rope the safest approach is to measure a jump rope that you are already comfortable with and use that length when ordering. Below are recommendations to use if you are unsure of your length or you are looking to improve on efficiency.

HOW TO SIZE YOUR RX JUMP ROPE:

Figuring out the right jump rope size can be a tricky task.  If you are a beginner to intermediate skill level jumper (i.e. 0-50 double unders) it is important to begin with an approach that gives you a foundational starting point and then follows a progression for improvement just like any other high skilled movement.  Choosing the correct jump rope size is actually a 2 part process: First, choose a length that correlates to your height. Second, adjust your positioning to fit that rope allowing adequate spacing overhead and underfoot.

The Rx Sizing Method is a progression based approach with the goal to ultimately place you in a rope length that produces efficient mechanics and positioning. The suggested length correlates to your height to provide an abundance of rope clearance overhead and underfoot yet not so much as to force poor positioning and inefficient movement patterns. The Beginner to Intermediate length recommendation should be viewed as your starting point and all efforts should be directed towards moving to a shorter rope length over time.  A shorter rope length requires more compact positioning, which reduces fatigue in the larger muscle groups as well as produces a faster cycle rate per rotation.  In essence, a shorter rope will allow you to perform more work faster with less energy expended.

RX Sizing Recommendation:

Beginner to Intermediate (0-50 Double Unders)   Height Plus 3 feet .       Example: 6 foot height plus 3 feet = 9 foot rope length

If you are an experienced jumper measure your current rope or choose a length you know works for you.  

The chart below will provide specific length recommendations for Beginner to Intermediate jumpers. Please use the images below to assess your current positioning and make the necessary adjustments to your recommended rope length from the chart.

 

Athlete Height

Metric

Cable Length

4'9"-4'11"

145-150cm

7'10"

4'11"-5'1"

150-155cm

8'0"

5'1"-5'3"

155-160cm

8'2"

5'3"-5'5"

160-165cm

8'4"

5'5"-5'7"

165-170cm

8'6"

5'7"-5'9"

170-175cm

8'8"

5'9"-5'11"

175-180cm

8'10"

5'11"-6'1"

180-185cm

9'0"

6'1"-6'3"

185-191cm

9'2"

6'3"-6'5"

191-196cm

9'4"

 

 

 

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Still Need help sizing? 

If you have any additional questions or still need help on choosing your size, please feel free to contact us directly at 248-266-6850 or by sending us an email to customerservice@gbrxfitness.com and we will get back to you as soon as we can.