The Lonsdale skipping rope is made from durable leather and has steel handles to turn even faster. This Lonsdale skipping rope is a professional skipping rope for sportsmen who would like to skip a little bit faster. The handles are made of steel, and thus a little bit heavier. This allows you skip a little faster. A big advantage of skipping rope is that it helps very quickly: developing your leg, calf and buttock muscles is fast and easy. It's good to improve your overall fitness and it is perfect for warming up before practice. For boxing practice it helps to train your feet so they move quicker. The rotating movement helps to train your entire body.