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無繩跳繩: 小空間也能大燃脂 Jumping without the Rope
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      Jumping rope has long been considered an excellent form of exercise. It not only burns calories but also improves cardiovascular health and __1__ core muscles. Anyone who has used a traditional jump rope, though, knows that it requires a certain level of skill and coordination. However, with the development of the cordless jump rope, this is __2__ the case.

    The cordless jump rope is an innovation in the fitness industry that has gained popularity in recent years. As its name suggests, it doesn’t have a cord connecting the two handles. Instead, each handle features a short cord with a weighted ball __3__ the end of it. One of the major benefits of this design is its portability. With no cord that can get tangled or caught on objects, it’s a great option for people who want to work out __4__. Cordless jump ropes are also considerably safer than traditional ones since there is no risk of tripping over cords.

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    In terms of overall fitness, cordless jump ropes are as effective as __5__ ones. The action of jumping is essentially the same, and the weighted ends of each cord ensure that users get the same workout benefits as they would with a traditional rope. Jumping rope is an excellent form of exercise. If you're looking for a new way to get fit, consider trying the cordless jump rope.

1. (A) weakens (B) deepens (C) threatens (D) strengthens
2. (A) no longer (B) any more (C) other than (D) nothing but
3. (A) edged out (B) covered with (C) attached to (D) divided into
4. (A) on the house (B) off the record (C) in small spaces (D) with no activities
5. (A) available (B) conventional (C) identical (D) frequent

 


 

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  Jumping rope has long been considered an excellent form of exercise. It not only burns calories but also improves cardiovascular health and strengthens core muscles. Anyone who has used a traditional jump rope, though, knows that it requires a certain level of skill and coordination. However, with the development of the cordless jump rope, this is no longer the case.

    The cordless jump rope is an innovation in the fitness industry that has gained popularity in recent years. As its name suggests, it doesn’t have a cord connecting the two handles. Instead, each handle features a short cord with a weighted ball attached to the end of it. One of the major benefits of this design is its portability. With no cord that can get tangled or caught on objects, it’s a great option for people who want to work out in small spaces. Cordless jump ropes are also considerably safer than traditional ones since there is no risk of tripping over cords.

In terms of overall fitness, cordless jump ropes are as effective as conventional ones. The action of jumping is essentially the same, and the weighted ends of each cord ensure that users get the same workout benefits as they would with a traditional rope. Jumping rope is an excellent form of exercise. If you're looking for a new way to get fit, consider trying the cordless jump rope.

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Words in Use
calorie
[ˋkælərɪ]
n. 卡路里
cordless
[ˋkɔrdlɪs]
a. 無繩的,無線的
cord
[kɔrd]
n. 線(或細繩);電線
innovation
[͵ɪnəˋveʃən]
n. 創新(不可數)
tangled
[ˋtæŋg!d]
adj. 複雜的;糾纏的
option
[ˋɑpʃən]
n. 選擇
considerably
[kənˋsɪdərəblɪ]
adv. 相當大地
essentially
[ɪˋsɛnʃəlɪ]
adv. 本質上;基本上
ensure
[ɪnˋʃʊr]
vt. 確保
cardiovascular
[͵kɑrdɪoˋvæskjʊlɚ]
a. 心血管的
core
[kor]
n. (水果)果核;核心
coordination
[koˋɔrdn͵eʃən]
n. 協調
weight
[wet]
n. 重量,體重
portability
[͵portəˋbɪlətɪ]
n. 可攜性
overall
[ˋovɚ͵ɔl]
a. 整體的,大致的
Practical Phrases
gain (in) popularity
 漸受歡迎;開始流行

The director gained popularity after his film was nominated for an Academy Award.
那位導演在電影被提名奧斯卡獎之後便聲名大噪

As its / the name suggests, S + V
 顧名思義,⋯⋯

As the name suggests, the Statue of Liberty symbolizes universal freedom.
顧名思義,自由女神像象徵普世的自由。

work out (sth) / work (sth) out
 解決(某事);鍛鍊身體

They teamed up and worked out the problem.

他們合作解決了這個問題。

You should work out more.
你應多去健身

in terms of...
 就……而言,從……方面來說

In terms of music, I like jazz best.
音樂而言,我最喜歡爵士樂。

1. It not only burns calories but also improves cardiovascular health and strengthens core muscles.

 理由 

a. (A) weaken vt. 使變弱,使衰弱

Ed’s immune system has been weakened due to the lack of sleep.

由於睡眠不足,艾德的免疫系統變差了。

(B) deepen  vt. 加深

Thousands of people were working to deepen the canal.

數以千計的人在進行加深運河的工程。

(C) threaten vt. 威脅,脅迫

If somebody threatens your life, you should inform the police.

要是有人威脅你的性命,你就應該通知警方。

(D) strengthen vt. 增強,加強

Regular exercise, such as weightlifting, can help to strengthen your muscles.

規律進行如舉重等運動有助於強化你的肌肉。

b. 空格前一句提到,跳繩長久以來被視為很棒的運動方式,可知跳繩不僅可以燃燒卡路里,還能改善心

血管健康並「強化」核心肌肉,故選 (D)。

2. However, with the development of the cordless jump rope, this is no longer the case.

 理由 

a. (A) no longer...  不再⋯⋯

= not... anymore

Lucy no longer lives here. She moved to Taichung last month.

露西不住在這兒了。她上個月搬去臺中。

(B) any more + 名詞  

更多的⋯⋯(用於否定句和疑問句)

Is there any more information you would like to know?

你還想知道更多資訊嗎?

(C) other than...  除了⋯⋯以外

I didn’t know anybody other than Tony at the party last night.

昨晚的派對上,除了東尼以外我誰也不認識。

(D) nothing but...  只不過是⋯⋯

Many people think tattoos are nothing but a fad.

許多人認為刺青不過只是一時的流行而已。

b. 空格前一句提到傳統跳繩需要一定程度的技巧和協調性,而本句以表對比或相反的 However(然而)開頭,可知隨著無繩跳繩的發展,情況已經「不再」是這樣了,故 (A) 應為正選。

3. Instead, each handle features a short cord with a weighted ball attached to the end of it.

 理由 

a. (A) edge out... / edge... out  

以些微差距險勝⋯⋯

My brother edged out the competition in the spelling bee.

我弟在拼字比賽中險勝其他對手。

(B) be covered with...  被⋯⋯覆蓋

I cannot stand the feeling of being covered with sweat.

我受不了滿身是汗的感覺。

(C) be attached to...  連接/附著在⋯⋯上

attach vt. 附上;連上

There was a trailer attached to the back of the truck.

這輛卡車後面連結著一輛拖車。

(D) be divided into...  被分為⋯⋯

divide  vt. 使分開;劃分

The large project was divided into five parts and assigned to several people.

那項龐大的計畫被分為五部分,再分派給一些人。

b. 空格前半提到無繩跳繩的每個手柄都有一條短繩,可知其末端應是「連接」著一個有重量的球體,故

(C) 項應為正選。

4. With no cord that can get tangled or caught on objects, it’s a great option for people who want to work out in small spaces.

 理由 

a. (A) on the house  某物或服務是免費提供的

Your dessert tonight is on the house.

您今晚的點心是免費的。

(B) off the record  不公開的

The woman would only speak to the reporter if her comments would remain off the record.

只有在言論不公開的情況下,那名女子才肯對記者發言。

(C) 在小空間內

The spider constructed its web in a small space between the branches.

那隻蜘蛛在樹枝間的小空隙中構築牠的蜘蛛網。

(D) 沒有活動

On a rainy afternoon, we found ourselves with no activities to pass the time.

在一個下雨天的下午,我們發現自己沒有任何活動可以消磨時間。

b. 本句前半提到,無繩跳繩沒有可能會纏在一起或勾到其他物體的繩子,這一特點應是有利於在「狹小空間內」運動,故選 (C)。

5. In terms of overall fitness, cordless jump ropes are as effective as conventional ones.

 理由 

a. (A) available  a. 可得到的;可利用的

The hotel still has six rooms available for the weekend.

該飯店這個週末還有六間空房。

(B) conventional   a. 傳統的

Food tastes much better when prepared in a conventional oven rather than a

microwave.

比起微波爐,用傳統烤箱做出的食物味道棒多了。

(C) identical  a. 相同的

The houses along this street are all identical.

這條街上的房子都長得一樣。

(D) frequent   a. 頻繁的,時常發生的

It seems that earthquakes have become more and more frequent in recent years.

近幾年來,地震似乎越來越頻繁了。

b. 空格後一句提到,無繩跳繩和有繩跳繩的跳躍動作本質上是相同的,且前者兩條繩子末端的重量確保使用者獲得與傳統跳繩一樣的運動效益,可知就整體健康來說,無繩跳繩和「傳統」跳繩一樣有效,故 (B) 項應為正選。

 

rope  n. 繩子,繩索

a jump rope  跳繩(美式用法)

a skipping rope  跳繩(英式用法)

The rock climber tied a rope to herself in case she lost her balance.

這名攀岩者將繩子綁在自己身上,以免失去平衡。


以下介紹常與 rope 搭配的用法:

a. jump rope  跳繩(rope 之前不加定冠詞 the)

The kids were jumping rope in the park.

這些孩子在公園裡跳繩。

b. learn / know the ropes  知道訣竅,在行

Please lighten up on Ray. He’s new around here and doesn’t know the ropes.

請寬待小雷。他是新來的,還不知道訣竅。

c. show / teach sb the ropes  

給某人指點竅門;教某人如何工作

A seasoned colleague showed me the ropes when I joined the team.

在我加入團隊後,一位經驗豐富的同事給我指點竅門。

d. on the ropes  處於困境;即將失敗,即將完蛋

The company is on the ropes and is seeking ways to bounce back.

這家公司陷入困境,正在尋找重振旗鼓的方法。

e. be at / near the end of one’s rope  忍無可忍

Overwhelmed with an unreasonable workload, Emma was at the end of her

rope and eventually quit.

面對不合理的工作量,艾瑪忍無可忍,最後辭職了。

    跳繩長久以來被視為一種很棒的運動方式。它不僅可以燃燒卡路里,還能改善心血管健康並強化核心肌肉。但任何曾經用過傳統跳繩的人都知道,那需要一定程度的技巧和協調性。然而,隨著無繩跳繩的發展,情況已經不再是這樣了。
    無繩跳繩是近年來在健身界越來越受歡迎的一項創新發明。正如其名,它的兩個手柄之間沒有連接的繩子。取而代之的是,每個手柄都有一條短繩,其末端連接著一個有重量的球體。這個設計的主要好處之一是其便攜性。無繩跳繩沒有可能會纏在一起或勾到其他物體的繩子,對於想要在狹小空間內運動的人們是個很棒的選擇。無繩跳繩也比傳統跳繩更安全得多,因為沒有會被繩子絆倒的風險。
    就整體健康來說,無繩跳繩和傳統跳繩一樣有效。跳躍的動作本質上是相同的,且兩條繩子末端的重量確保使用者獲得與傳統跳繩一樣的運動效益。跳繩是一種極佳的運動方式。如果你正在尋找一種保持健康的新方式,考慮嘗試看看無繩跳繩吧。

答案: 1 D 2 A 3 C 4 C 5 B

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