Why Trampolining is good for you!
The rhythmic up and down motion due to gravity, engages every muscle and stimulates every cell and is absolute fun! Kids become more accustomed to their body and its reflexes and learn to react instinctively while jumping on the trampoline. Jumping on the trampoline causes the unique G-force which is the force created on the body because of gravity. When you bounce on the trampoline, there is an acceleration and deceleration and all muscles alternately flex and relax, toning the whole muscular system. Essentially, trampoline jumping exercises every part of the body.
Some Health Benefits of Jumping on a Trampoline
Jumping strengthens every cell in the body
Trampoline jumping effectively causes all cells in the body to move up and down, thereby increasing cell energy. Cellular health is so important to our total health. When cells malfunction, they become susceptible to DNA harm which can cause chronic diseases. When your cells function well so does your general health!
Jumping helps cleanse the body by enhancing circulation
Jumping on the trampoline cleanses your lymphatic system which helps remove toxins from the body. We are constantly exposed to environmental pollutants and toxins in our food, air and water. Good health relies on our body’s ability to eliminate these toxins effectively. So a healthy lymphatic system is vital.
Jumping improves digestion and gut health
Jumping on a trampoline helps with digestion because the rhythmic up-down motion stimulates the contraction and relaxation of muscles in the digestive tract. This means the body is able to process and absorb nutrients more efficiently which will also help address nutritional deficiencies prevalent among people with compromised digestive systems.
Jumping improves posture, balance and coordination
Jumping on the trampoline helps improve balance, coordination and posture by stimulating your ocular nerves and inner ear canal. Regular trampoline jumping conditions the body to react quickly. An interesting study in Australia found that rebounding was significant in helping athletes with ankle sprains to improve balance. Over time, rebounding also improve spinal alignment which helps to relieve joint, back and neck pain.
Jumping increases lung capacity and oxygen intake
One of NASA’s research studies showed that jumping on the trampoline increases cellular oxygenation. Oxygen is the most vital nutrient for the human body. Jumping helps circulate oxygen throughout the body to increase energy. Regular jumping on the trampoline energises your body and increases its resistance against colds, flus and other diseases.
Jumping helps with weight loss
Jumping on the trampoline increases your metabolic rate and helps to keep your weight down. What’s more your metabolic rate remains elevated for up to 24 hours after you get off your trampoline.
Jumping stimulates mental health
Trampoline exercise improves blood circulation. This allows and fresh oxygen to the brain, promoting mental sharpness and focus. Trampoline activities here movement performed on one side of the body is repeated on the other side, enhances communications between the 2 sides of the brain. This improves mental capacity and is known to help children with reading and writing.
Jumping on the trampoline also creates a sense of well-being. It causes the release of endorphins, the “feel good” hormones that lift your moods and promotes optimism and self-confidence.
Jumping on the trampoline is so simple and fun! It’s got so many benefits but remember – safety first. Always make sure you follow all our safety recommendations, and you are on your way to simple, wholesome fun for the whole family!