Go Jump!

4542191716_60ef85ea53_bLiterally. Have you heard of the kind of rebounding that doesn’t involve a basketball and a back board? This rebounding is bouncing on a mini-trampoline, is a superior form of exercise, and feels more like fun than a workout. Weeee!

At the top of a bounce, a person experience weightlessness and at the bottom of a bounce, their weight doubles or triples depending on how high they’re bouncing with these forces of acceleration and deceleration maximizing effort. I read that half an hour of rebounding is equal to an hour of other exercise and is 68% more efficient than traditional exercise because it is a cellular, aerobic, strength training exercise effecting every cell in your body.

Unlike other forms of exercise which can put extreme stress on certain joints, rebounding is considerably gentler to the body. While not completely shock-less, it almost is. Any body at any age, in any health, and at any level of fitness can rebound. A person can even receive benefit from rebounding while sitting down if they can’t stand and bounce.

Rebounding provides incredible detoxification through the lymphatic system, the metabolic garbage service of the body. Lymph fluid bathes every cell, carrying good stuff to the cell and bad stuff away from the cell, but unlike the circulatory system, the lymph system doesn’t have a pump and relies on movement of the body to make its rounds. Rebounding is reported to increase the lymph flow by 15 to 30 times. [Read more...]