Jump rope

Are you ready to be challenged? Don’t let this idea scare you or make you laugh – whether a beginner or varsity athlete – you belong here. From gym class to professional, jumping rope is an excellent and fun form of exercise and conditioning. Here are a few highlights; Burns 10-16 calories a minute = 10 minutes of jump rope is about equivalent to running an 8-minute mile. Build Agility, Quickness & Bone Density = Strengthens muscles surrounding the ankle joint and creates neural muscular adjustments to keep you balanced which together improves overall balance, quickness and coordination. Up & Down Body Weight Movement = Increases and improves appetite regulating hormones. It’s true – google it! Combined Physical & Mental Demand = Higher impact on cognitive functioning and also actually helps you remain calm. Jump ropes will be provided or bring your own. Beginners can faux jump rope.

Are YOU ready to be challenged? This 45min High Intensity, Low Impact class will increase cardiovascular endurance, strength, coordination, agility, and muscle toning. One will be challenged with aerobic, strength, and traditional lap swimming techniques using equipment to PUSH YOU to the next level... Goggles required.

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mission statement

The mission of YeoFit is to energize, empower, and engage the Oberlin community through fitness and fun.
Overall well-being is linked to both mental and physical health. YeoFit targets physical health, while also attending to aspects of mental health and self-care. YeoFit is designed to be accessible for all, regardless of fitness level or experience.
YeoFit instructors, classes and its facilities are a safe place for all people, their experiences, and their identities. This is inclusive of, but not limited to, their color, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, religion, culture, language, physical abilities, mental abilities, class and athletic abilities.
YeoFit classes are free for Oberlin College students, faculty and staff – donations are accepted and appreciated. Special YeoFit programs will be offered throughout the year and geared toward bringing together the Oberlin community in friendly, challenging, and healthy initiatives.