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Which Body Muscles Does Trampolining Strengthen?

Trampolining, or “rebounding,” is one of the most exciting and fun sports available. It’s also considered one of the best low-impact exercise options, beaten only by swimming. There’s a strange perception that “low impact,” means “less effective.” The fact is, that’s not only mistaken, it’s actually backward in the case of rebounding. This low impact […]

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When Did Home Trampolines Become Popular?

The home trampoline is a staple of both work and play for a lot of people around the world. Fun, effective, and a great way to get some much-needed exercise in, the home trampoline has had its ups and downs over the years. That being said, more and more people are rediscovering the trampoline and, […]

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In-Ground Trampolines: Pros and Cons

So, you’ve decided to get a trampoline and think that an in-ground one might be the best option for you. Whether you’re afraid of injury, think that your yard looks better with one, or think they’re easier to maintain, you may find that you’re not quite correct. That being said, there are advantages and ways […]

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What Is Lymphatic Drainage And Why Should You Care?

Your lymphatic system is a complex part of your body which is connected to the circulatory and immune systems and serves several vital functions. Lymphatic drainage is a process that you can help along which can improve your body’s ability to fight off disease, increase energy, and reduce pain caused by fluid buildup in certain […]

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Exercises To Do With Indoor Mini Trampolines

Three Exercises To Do With Your Indoor Mini Trampoline Indoor trampolines can be a lot of fun, but also an excellent low-impact exercise. Combined with other types of exercise, it’s easy to see how adding a trampoline to your workout routine can not only make working out more interesting and entertaining, but also enhance the […]

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History of Trampolines

The Earliest Trampolines Trampolines have come a long way since their origins. Going back centuries, the first attempts to help humans leap into the air were not always successful, but they still built the foundations for what we know of as “trampolines” today. Proto-Trampolines Before the advent of a mat suspended by springs, there were […]

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Our Review of the Stamina 36-inch Folding Trampoline

We’ve been trampoline aficionados for a while now, but generally only really thought of them in terms of how our kids would enjoy bouncing. It’s difficult when you’re a parent to think of things from your own perspective at times. But after having a discussion about it, Janet and I agreed that maybe we could […]

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How Gymnasts Train

Gymnasts are among the most athletic people in the world. Built almost entirely of lean muscle and capable of lifting their own body weight to such a degree that many have no problems flinging themselves into the air with nothing but a bar to swing from. The sheer amount of training and body control that […]

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Five Little Used Exercise Tools for Athletes

There are so many approaches to exercise these days that it’s strange to think that we tend to use the same ones over and over again. Whether it’s a reliance on exercise methods like running or rows and rows of elliptical machines at the gym, we’ve ignored or forgotten some of the best exercise methods […]

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