The many benefits of Jumping @ Jump & Climb
There are so many benefits to jumping on a trampoline, it’s a wonder not everybody is involved in jumping back to health.
Let’s forget for a minute that jumping on a trampoline is great fun and look at some of the lesser known benefits.
One of the lesser known but more popular facts is that studies have shown that the activity of jumping on a trampoline is one of the most beneficial methods to genuinely reduce cellulite!!
Jogging versus Bouncing?
Are you like us and find running on a treadmill boring and jogging out in the cold struggling to find the enthusiasm to negotiate traffic and road works to get healthy by putting one foot in front of the other. It is therefore possible to enjoy the same benefits and more, by putting those feet together!
So, surprising as it sounds, jumping on a trampoline is a form of exercise which is better for you than running and many other forms of exercise
The main disadvantage of jogging is the physical stress on lower limbs and feet. “G” forces at work are incredible and can actually QUADRUPLE a jogger’s weight factor!!
Using the trampoline takes up to 80% off the stress of your weight-bearing joints. Using a trampoline is a wonderful option for seniors, physically-challenged, those recuperating from accidents or injuries. It’s also excellent exercise for those who have been a couch potato for too long and are starting an exercise program.
What are the specific benefits?
With jumping on a trampoline, the springs take away all the impact of the road, and as a result, the activity has been shown in test to be three times more beneficial to you than running.
SO A TEN MINUTE JUMP ON A TRAMPOLINE IS THE SAME AS A HALF HOUR RUN!!!
Trampoline exercise has many important health benefits as follows:
- Stimulates your metabolism
- Increases oxygen capacity
- Improves your sense of balance
- Increases oxygen circulation to tissues
- Improves the circulation of the lymph through the lymph glands
- Strengthens the heart (Cardiovascular health)
- Increases energy and sense of vitality
- Firms and tones the muscles
Most of all though it makes you smile, laugh and is great FUN! This has proven health benefits in itself as it generally means that you keep doing it if you enjoy it.
Jumping on a trampoline is a great holistic health giver, bringing both physical and mental benefits to adults and children alike.
NASA says, ‘’In comparison to jogging, for example, jumping on a trampoline is more effective, faster: with a ten minute session providing equivalent benefits to a half hour run, yet also being 68% more effective! Rebound exercise is the most efficient, effective form of exercise yet devised by man.’’
NASA also says, ‘’For a similar level of heart rate and oxygen consumption, the magnitude of the biomechanical stimuli is greater with jumping on a trampoline than with running…”
More details on the health and wellbeing benefits
Jumping on a trampoline increase your muscles’ strength and fitness. The benefits of this, and the increase to your pulse rate brought about by jumping, benefits your heart and circulation system ensuring that oxygen is pumped round your body more efficiently, making you feel healthier and more alert.
Plus it’s a great way to keep your weight down!!
Unlike some sports like jogging and tennis, jumping on trampolines has comparatively low joint impact for a high impact, intensive exercise routine.
This is because your vertical acceleration and deceleration is soaked up by the trampoline bed, which takes up over 80% of the shock; whereas hard surfaces such as roads do not have enough give to do this.
This means that jumping on trampolines protects your joints whilst exercising your muscles.
Trampoline exercise is strenuous and the repetition of the jump action puts the bones under repeated slight stress, this helps your musculoskeletal system build up and improves bone mineral content.
Each landing from a jump is equivalent to twice the force of gravity, the strength this allows you to develop over time helps to prevent brittle bone disease, or osteoporosis.
Because the trampoline bed is bouncy and soaks up a large proportion of the impact of your landing, your bones and joints are protected whilst being strengthened.
Not only does improved circulation pump clean oxygen into your brain, making you feel more alert, but also the physical activity you perform whilst jumping on a trampoline will make you feel happier, more positive, and even more self-confident.
Endorphins, the positive mood-enhancing natural chemicals released by all exercise including jogging, cycling and even sex are triggered by jumping on a trampoline but, added to this, the sheer fun factor of jumping up and down will make you smile, make you laugh, make you feel really happy.
It’s unavoidable it’s hard to feel blue when you’re bouncing, especially at Jump & Climb.
Trampoline exercise has been proven to increase your metabolic rate, helping your body to process nutrients more efficiently. This helps to you keep your weight down.
Co-ordination and Motor skills
Trampoline exercise is a great way to develop the skills that allow you to undertake a number of items requiring concentration at the same time: bouncing, balancing, maintaining the body’s position, and anticipating the next action.
This is proven to have a positive impact on bilateral motor skills, as well as allowing people to control different muscles and limbs at the same time as one another.
Jump & Climb provides a set space in which you can exercise. You don’t need to find a route for your run or bike ride, We have 50 trampolines in one place, easy to get on and off as they are all at ground level, just walk on.
Any comfortable clothing is suitable for your trampoline exercise, and a good sports bra for women. Jump & Climb grip socks must be worn.
Jumping on trampolines has many health benefits in addition to cardiovascular fitness.
The regular use of a trampoline can greatly improve your health, increase their cellular oxygenation, strengthen weak muscles and joints, improve aerobic capacity, and most importantly cleanse and detoxify the lymphatic system.
Jumping on trampolines could be the answer to those who want to keep up their fitness but have struggled with joint difficulties. Trampolines are easy to use, and last but not least a fun way to exercise.