Wednesday, March 24, 2010

My Bag of Tricks

I've got a nice little supply of torture devices to my name-- medicine balls, stretchy bands, a BOSU, The Stick, to name a few.  But the all-time most used piece of equipment I own is a six-foot nylon rope.
My rope  is knotted at both end and is nothing special or expensive.   But I use it daily for stretching.  I wrap it around my heels and stretch my hamstrings.  I hold it above my head and stretch my arms. 

There are all kinds of uses for it.  I even searched Youtube for some stretching techniques with a rope, but they are all so goofy that I just laughed. 

You can get any length of rope you want at Home Depot or Lowe's.  My six-foot one is perfect for me.  For less than 10 bucks, you've got your own personal stretcher and your first addition to your own Bag of Tricks. 

1 comment:

  1. Did you see what Jillian had the Biggest Loser contestants do with rope? Pretty cool.


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