The battle rope is one of the most versatile and underrated piece of training equipment available. They are also perfect for any HIIT (High intensity interval training) regimen, the benefits of afterburn included. One of the main reasons people prefer to train with battle ropes is that is provides a constant yet challenging low impact exercise. Working with ropes allows you to avoid the aches and pains on your joints that usually come from high impact exercises.
Either partner up or work out alone, easy to bring and set up almost anywhere.