Rebound Aerobics is a low impact fat burning exercise that improves balance and coordination and it is fun and energizing!
Rebound Aerobics is an aerobics workout based on a rebounder or a mini exercise trampoline.
The workout consists of low level ‘healthbounces’ ,alternating leg ‘aerobic bounces’ ,and some ‘strength bounces’ where both legs leave the mat.
Rebound Aerobics borrows moves from kickboxing, yoga, floor aerobics, Boxaerobics, and it incorporates some super sports specific moves from slalom skiing, boxing, and tennis.
What Are The Benefits of Rebounding?
If you feel bored going to the gym everyday and workout on regular exercise equipment like treadmills or any stationary bikes, rebounding aerobic exercise on a mini-trampoline can be a good alternative for you.
It can include something enjoyable and fun in your workout schedule to make it interesting.
Rebounding works on all the muscles of your body and boosts your cardiovascular system, but it’s not an uninteresting activity. Instead, you will like the bounce. So, if something can motivate you to exercise every day, then it has to be a mini-trampoline.
Let’s check out some of the benefits below:
- Full body workout:Jumping on a trampoline involves all the muscles in your body. So, rebounding tones each one of them and boosts your confidence.
- Enhances bone density: Strengthens your bones and makes them healthy. The activity is also helpful for bone formation. So, it’s a great practice if you are dealing with osteoporosis.
- Improves endurance: Bouncing makes your heart healthy. Rebound every day for 20 minutes to improve your cardiovascular system.
- Activates your lymphatic system: Rebounding flushes out dead cells, germs, and toxins from your body. It also works with your lymphatic system and boosts your immune system.
- Help you to co-ordinate well while driving or riding and also improves your balance.
- Prevents urinary incontinence and keeps your hip joints healthy.
Follow all the safety instructions mentioned in the instructions manual that came with the trampoline. Inappropriate use of a rebounder is a risk and might lead to physical injuries. Consult your doctor before you start bouncing. We recommend that you stay away from such activities if you had major surgery or any other biological concern, especially in the lower body.
- Assemble the rebounder carefully by following the instructions manual that came with it.
- Check the rebounder for any damage, fix any defects and replace missing parts before you step on it.
- Rebounding boosts your cardiovascular system, which means you need more oxygen. So, practice it in an open and ventilated area.
- Stay clear from the ceiling fans, lights, wires, and all other overhead objects while jumping. Head injuries are possible in case of low head clearance.
- Clear the floor space around the rebounder because stepping on or bumping into any other object while de-boarding the trampoline might lead to injury. So, place it away from furniture, walls, fences, and other fitness machines.
- Do not practice rebound on an elevated ground. The mini-trampoline should be steady. Make sure all its legs are firmly placed on the floor.
Do not worry if you feel a bit lightheaded after bouncing for few minutes. Your body will take some time to adapt to new movements. If you feel dizziness even after jumping for few days, then you should stop or contact the doctor.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Rebound Exercise Safe?
Rebound exercise is very safe. The large over-sized springs make rebounding very low impact. A study was conducted at the University of Utah by A. W. Daniels, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Material Science and Engineering and Orthopedic Surgery of the University of Utah.
His objective was to compare the, “impact loads transmitted by rebounding and more conventional exercise surfaces.” In other words the impact of jogging on a wooden floor was compared to jogging on a rebounder.Dr. Daniels found that, “the maximum impact force on the rebounder would only be 1/6 that of the wooden board track.”
Will I Fall Off?
No you aren’t going to fall off. Often times when people first rebound they report a feeling of instability that makes them nervous to rebound. The feeling of instability is normal. You are standing on an unstable surface, and it takes the body time to adjust.
Is There Any Special Equipment or Clothing that I need to Rebound?
Rebounding is so simple there is little that is required to achieve an effective workout, but there is a lot that you can use in tandem with rebounding for more variety or for a higher intensity of exercise.
The basics. A pair of athletic shoes. Some people do enjoy rebounding in barefeet in their own home but in the healthclub setting athletic shoes are recommended. An athletic shoe provides support across the ankle and it helps to provide traction on the mat of the rebounder. We also recommend supportive clothing, remember you are jumping
Can You Train Abdominals On The Rebounder?
Rebound Aeroibcs also has super toning exercises designed to isolate the abs on the rebounder. When people train abs on a rebounder there are several benefits over training abs on the floor.First the tail bone is cushioned by the mat, so crunches won’t bruise the tail bone or strain lower back on the rebounder.
Second you have the ability to make your abs work harder on a rebounder than when doing crunches on the floor. The reason this is true is because of the bounce.
The bouncing V sit generates increased Gs across the trunk forcing the abdominal muscles to contract harder in order to control the movent of the chest and head and legs versus a crunch or sit-up executed on the floor.
What Has The General Response in Clubs Been to Rebound Aerobics?
People have been very excited to see this innovative low impact exercise that is fun to do. Some of the comment cards that we have received back say:”More, more, more!”Others reported that they felt energized after the rebound aerobics class.
As a formal method of cross training 80% of our participants have rated it ‘excellent’ and the other 20% rated it as ‘good.’
How Can I as an Aerobic Instructor Become Certified In Rebound Aerobics?
We now have the new DVD Distance Learning Course. This is the long awaited distance-learning course for Certified Reboundologists. You will learn from Al Carter in the comfort of your own home as he teaches the world The Healthy Cell Concept.
Becoming a Certified Reboundologist offers many opportunities for health professionals and enthusiasts alike.
This unique rebound education opportunity will help you keep your mind on the cutting edge of the health and wellness industry. These new ideas could quite literally change your life. Listen to what one certified Reboundologist said after taking the course.
Takeaways – Is Rebounding Right For You?
Rebounding is an effective workout that offers multiple benefits irrelevant of your age. Do you know how astronauts in NASA recover once they come back from a space mission?
They bounce because it is helpful in rebuild muscle strength and bone density. So, there are no excuses not to try a trampoline.
If you want to enjoy a low-impact workout that can impact all the muscles of your body, then rebounding is a suitable activity. You only need a mini-trampoline to reap all the benefits of rebounding. In case you don’t want to join a gym, browse YouTube and similar sites to find some online training videos. Stay healthy, live well.