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What Are The Main Benefits Of Trampoline Exercise?


Many people might look at someone bouncing on a trampolineand wonder what all the excitement is about. But the truthis, trampolines are great for physical fitness of childrenand adults, as well as for influencing other things such asbalance.

Trampolines are used regularly by athletes who skate,dance, dive, or do gymnastics. That's because bouncing ona trampoline takes more than just the effort of jumping upand down. It takes coordination to achieve consistentheight, balanced landings, and the ability to performcomplex maneuvers without injury.

These athletes learn to hone skills important to their ownsports, by using the mechanics of the trampoline. This caninclude techniques like turns, flips, and splits.

Children who learn how to use a trampoline properly, gain anew sense of freedom, and the thrill of soaring into theair. A few lessons can go a long way towards giving them asense of achievement and self-confidence, especially ifthey have tried other, more difficult sports and not beensuccessful.

Adults can benefit from either full size trampolines, orthe smaller ones known as "rebounders", designed to be usedin the home. Not only does the gentle activity of bouncingon a trampoline strengthen voluntary and involuntarymuscles, it helps bones to become stronger, and staydenser.

The aerobic activity involved strengthens the heart, andprovides you with many of the same benefits as jogging,with less stress on weight bearing joints.

The "G" force, or effects of gravity in jogging, canactually increase the impact on your feet, to a value thatis equivalent to four times your body weight. Using atrampoline can reduce that stress by 80%, providing a safe,effective way to exercise for older adults, and those withcertain physical challenges.

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Paul Johnson works as a software developer, often workinglong hours under great stress. He considers exercisecrucial to his health. When purchasing his own fitessequipment he researched all available products. Now he'swritten a series of useful articles on choosing (and using)exercise equipment.


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