Jumping on a trampoline is also called rebounding. Your muscles are forced to work against the changing gravitational force as you jump up and down, and this makes up a great workout for them.
According to the research, rebounding exercises are extremely beneficial as they are low impact and they provide the same benefit as a long-drawn-out cardio.
Another study found people burned the same number of calories in 10 minutes of rebounding, as they did in 30 minutes of moderate jogging. What’s more, the impact on the body was 80% lesser than it was on jogging. Which meant it was great for your joints and knees!
The number of calories you burn is dependent upon your weight, your metabolism and the kind of exercise you do, however for a person weighing about 150 pounds, can burn over 400 calories by moderately jumping for an hour on a trampoline! Pitch in some kicks and moves, and you can bump your workout to a 500 calorie-basher!
Our lymphatic system is what flushes the waste and toxins out of our body. It is what guards us against the diseases, and keeps our immune system working. The lymphatic system runs parallel to the circulatory system, however, unlike the circulatory system, it has no pump of its own to keep it going. Exercise and activity push the lymphatic flow.
Rebounding on a trampoline is a great way of pumping up this flow. The impact from the jumps gives the lymphatic system a great push and keeps it working well. This results in a better immune system.
Research shows that bouncing on a trampoline causes your bones to experience the gravitational force to a great degree. This strengthens the bones without adding injuries or stress to your skeleton. This also results in an increase in bone density, which helps guards against Osteoporosis.
Most exercises, except for water exercises, lend great pressure to the lower part of your body. This can have a negative effect on your knees and joints. Rebounding creates a sense of weightlessness and takes the pressure off your legs, while also increasing oxygen and blood flow throughout your body. Your whole body works out without feeling sore!
Other than the general health benefits which are true for people of all ages, here are some specific health benefits you can gain:
Bouncing on a trampoline is good for kids as well. It causes them to:
1. Develop a better sense of balance and coordination, which also improves their cognitive abilities. It also stimulates the vestibule in your ear.
2. Gives a good posture which is necessary for skeletal health.
3. Improves the flow of oxygen in the body which leads to better growth, sleep, and activity.
1. Reduces the fat in the body and increases muscle. Rebounding is a good way of toning the body.
2. Improves blood circulations and strengthens the heart.
3. The bouncing action also reduces conditions such as varicose veins.
4. Excellent for eliminating menstrual discomfort.
5. Reduces stress and fatigue, and pain in chronic pain syndromes.
Here are the three healthiest trampoline exercises that strengthen your heart and lungs while burning calories:
Don’t let the simplicity fool you. This is a very effective form of exercise. With your feet apart, bend your arms and tuck your elbows in, stand at the center of the trampoline and lightly bounce. Make sure your feet take flight for at least 6 inches. Do this for 30minutes and see the magic!
This simple move will elevate your heart rate and give you a wonderful workout. With your feet apart, try to mimic the ‘high-knees’ running in place workout. Also, involve your arms into the exercise and see the magic
All you have to do is jump in the air, with your feet shoulder width apart, and land in a squat with arms straight in front of you. Do this in sets of 10s or 20s for a good effect!
So there you have it, let’s see you get a trampoline and get started!