Learn How Rebounder Exercise May be the Best Exercise of All
I saw a demonstration of rebounder exercise a couple of years ago that clearly showed that exercise doesn't have to be boring and can be a lot of fun.
The picture on the left is of a man using a pair of
. These shoes allow you to walk, jog or run with virtually no impact on the joints (actually an 80% reduction in impact) which is a godsend for anyone who has ever had joint problems from using regular running shoes. Runners who have had to quit the sport because of bad knees and ankles can resume running using Kangoo Jumps.
The couple demonstrating the Kangoo Jumps told of the many benefits of this type of exercise.
It struck me that many of our readers struggle with the boredom of exercise so this could be the answer to adding fun to your workouts. I did quite a bit of reading on the topic.
During my research I found university studies showing that this type of exercise resulted in dramatic fat loss and that a good part of the reason for this is the activation of the lymph system.
The lymph is the liquid which circulates in-between our cells, to carry the wastes and toxins, out of our body, keeping it healthy.
Did you know that there is 4 times the volume of lymph fluid in the body as blood? The lymphatic fluid is kept in motion by our natural movements. It doesn't have a pump like the heart for circulation. As the lympatic system is also our immune system, if we don't move enough and cause the lymph fluids to move, toxins build up and poison our cells. Lymph fluid can actually crystallize into "Cellulite" which is not attractive and is hard to lose.
Forget Crazy Diets! While I stress the importance of eating a healthy diet, I am actually just as concerned with adding a pleasurable, non strenuous exercise element to your life.
This article is written not just to show you Kangoo Jumps but to emphasize the benefits of rebound exercise. I personally have owned a rebounder (mini-trampoline) for years and was aware that rebounding was good exercise but I didn't realize just how good.
University studies show clearly that you spend much more energy, or calories, using a rebounder, compared to running shoes on a flat surface. However, this alone does not explain the dramatic weight loss stated by people who have been using rebounder exercise regularly.
The secret lies in the lymphatic system. The lymph is the liquid which circulates in-between all our cells, to carry the wastes and toxins, out of our body, keeping it healthy. Rebounding for only a few minutes every day helps to develop a balance between food consumption and exercise. So you can forget boring workouts in a gym full of macho jocks because for a reasonable price you can be bouncing in front of your TV. Or you can go for a impact free run in the park or pick-up game of basketball using rebounder shoes (Kangoo Jumps). Kids can easily do this too and have a ball, so make it a family activity!
Rebounding has been found to be the most effective way to “re-prime the pump” and keep it going, due to the up & down swinging in a low impact environment, like with Kangoo Jumps or a mini-tramp.
The lymphatic system also monitors our metabolism.
As we get older, we seem to put on more weight, which becomes harder and harder to lose.
Studies have shown that our base metabolic rate, which is the rate that our bodies burn calories, decreases as our lymphatic system becomes less efficient.
As we regularly use a rebounder, our base metabolic rate will become increasingly more efficient, resulting in noticeable improvements in our muscle tone, and weight management.
In fact, we are actually re-training each cell to perform as it did when we were younger. Once we have re-set our metabolism, we will burn more calories at a higher rate, and will not regain weight, just by continuing to use a rebounder.
Kangoo jumps are quite reasonably priced...in the same neighbourhood as a good pair of roller blades and if you want to save a further 5% off the retail price you can buy online using this link
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A mini-trampoline will give you the same fat-burning exercise in the comfort of your home.
Here are the best prices I could find online for rebounders.
Read more about the surprising benefits of rebounding here...
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