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How To Climb a Rope

Watch more How to Get Fit Fast videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to rope climb with this Howcast video; rope climbing is a great way to develop upper-body strength. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Stand in front of rope Stand in front of the rope. Tip Wearing comfortable athletic clothes and shoes will make climbing easier. Step 2: Grab rope Reach up and grab the rope over your head. Step 3: Jump up In one motion, jump up while pulling yourself up with your arms. Step 4: Wrap feet around rope At the peak of your jump, bring your legs up—knees bent—and wrap your feet around the rope, holding it between them for stability. Step 5: Stand & reach further up Stand up while holding the rope between your feet and reach further up the rope above your head. Step 6: Continue standing & grabbing Continue standing and grabbing up the rope until you reach the top. Step 7: Walk hands down To descend, don't jump down, but "walk" your hands down hand over hand as you lightly hold the rope with your feet, guiding yourself to the bottom. Did You Know? The Roman writer Claudius Galen wrote about gymnastics—and rope climbing—as early as 200 A.D.
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