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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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5 Big Reasons to Buy Adjustable Dumbbells
Just imagine if you could replace a room full of weight machines with one piece of fitness equipment without it costing you an arm or a leg! Well adjustable dumbbells might just be the solution you've been looking for.Adjustable dumbbells are one of the best investments you can make in your home gym.
A Natural History Of Trampolines
Walrus skins - It has been said that the first type oftrampolining was done by the Eskimos who used to toss eachother up into the air on a Walrus skin; something like thesheet used by firemen to catch people jumping out of thewindows of houses which were on fire. In Anchorage Airport,Alaska, there are postcards depicting the Eskimos beingtossed up in a Walrus skin.
How to Pick the Right Pair of Running Shoes
Are you ready to start a new healthy habit of running or a seasoned runner looking to replace an old pair of shoes? Either way, it is very important to buy the right pair of shoes for you - not necessarily the ones that are the most technically advanced or on the sale rack!At least for me, it is so tempting to hit the sale rack when I begin my search for new shoes. It kills me to spend anymore than I absolutely have to, but with running shoes, I have found, it is one thing to not spare any expense.
Buy Stair Lifts Online
Stair lifts - all sortsNo stair lifts and 18 years of full time caring of my disabled sweetheart (she died Sept 2004) I can barely walk because of serious arm and back pain. Had I taken more time and good advise from folks around me I'd be in much better condition today for sure.
Riding The Vision Fitness Elliptical Trainer
The Vision Fitness elliptical trainer comes in five models. Ranging from the low end to the higher end machine, the models are the Vision FitnessX6000 Folding, the Vision Fitness X6100 Folding, the Vision Fitness X6200 Folding, the Vision Fitness X6200HRT Folding, and the Vision Fitness X6600HRT Commercial Grade.
Amazing Kettlebell Workout Produces Superior Results
Russian Kettlebells are amazing! These kettlebell workouts may be the answer to maintaining a home gym or having an expensive clubmembership.With Russian kettlebells you can develop superior gains overtraditional workout methods and save lots of space in your home.
Are Kettlebells Too Expensive?
It's funny how people react to the price of a kettlebell. Their eyes usually get wide and their mouth opens a bit, as if to say "Are you kidding?"Their reaction is usually due to the fact that they just don't realize what a simple kettlebell can do for one's physical fitness, strength building and fat loss.
Tanita Body Fat Monitors
An ordinary scale can tell you your weight, but what does that say about your health - not whole a lot. In order to give you better idea of what your weight really means in terms of your overall health, there are body fat monitor scales that not only look at your weight, but how much of that weight is fat.
5 Questions You Should Ask Before Purchasing a Treadmill
With the advancement in the treadmill industry, quality machines could now cost you up to $5,000. So purchasing the wrong equipment could prove costly.
How to Choose the Best Treadmill for Your Lifestyle
When choosing a treadmill (or any piece of exercise equipment for that matter), there is a lot to consider. Many people tend to look at the price first, but you don't want to be a slave to a price.
Choosing Fitness Equipment
Finding the perfect piece of fitness equipment can be a little confusing with so many different types on the market these days. Every other infomercial on television is advertising some sort of fitness equipment.
Ironman Triad Treadmill
The Ironman Triad treadmill is a made-in-Taiwan exercise demon that retails for close to $3000. Its motor, a continuous duty 3 hp model, provides running enthusiasts with 15 different programs.
Spare A Thought For Redundant Exercise Machines
I have an exercise machine that I've used once. Did I hear you say 'Me too'?Hey, I'm not proud of that, but I make this revelation with more confidence today than I would have done yesterday.
Get A Total Body Workout With An Elliptical Machine
Whether you work out at home, on some home gym equipment or you are attending a health club, cardiovascular exercise is an important part of your exercise regime. Elliptical trainers are gaining in popularity both in health clubs all over North America and as machines in people's homes all over.
Elliptical Trainer Reviews Dont Get The Facts Straight
There are many misconceptions regarding elliptical trainers. I believe this is a result of the large number of elliptical trainer reviews Websites popping up on the Internet each and every day.
What to Look for When Shopping for an Elliptical Trainer
When shopping for an elliptical trainer, it can be confusing to know which brands are the best. The best elliptical trainers contain a number a features and functions and are available in a wide price range depending on your individual needs.
Life Fitness Treadmills Reign Supreme in the Ratings
One of the most superior brands of treadmills available, Life Fitness treadmills are featured extensively in gyms and health clubs around the globe. Highly regarded by several top magazines and newspapers, this treadmill reigns supreme when it comes to fitness equipment.
Recumbent Exercise Bikes - Advantages
There are so many exercise bikes available that it's easy to be overwhelmed. Spinning bikes, stationary bikes, dual action bikes, and recumbent bikes are probably some of the terms you've heard.
Treadmill Weight Loss - 5 Ways A Treadmill Helps You Lose Weight
So why are treadmills STILL the #1 home exercise machines with shoppers? And why are treadmill still the most popular exercise machines at the gym? Because they get weight loss results!Here are the top 5 ways home treadmill workouts can help you lose weight, burn calories and get fit fast:#1: A Treadmill Helps You Burn MORE Calories by Battling Exercise BoredomWe all know that exercise is a must if you want to burn fat and sculpt a better body quickly. But what do you do if you don't LIKE working out?What if you get bored or don't like logging hours in the gym with all those muscle boys or short-shorts women?One viable option is the home treadmill, because of all the things it allows you to do to FORGET that you are exercising in the first place.
Manual Vs. Motorized Treadmills
When people go to purchase a treadmill, one of the first questions they ask is "Do I want a manual or motorized treadmill?"What's the difference between the two?The Basic Difference:With a manual (or non-motorized) treadmill, you push the belt with your feet. The action of your feet against the treadmill moves the belt.
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