Hop To It
Bouncing Into Bliss
How about this for a saying? "An ounce of bounce cures pounds of pounding!" You pound yourself constantly: sitting, running, standing, walking on hard surfaces. The impact leads to low back and neck pain, arthritis and generally decreased health. Bouncing on a trampoline is a simple way to make a big leap - energizing your spine, nervous, cardiovascular and lymphatic systems.
Whether on a mini-trampoline or not, try adding pep and high knee kicks to a basic jog-in-place. In this running motion, begin moving your arms in a similar motion. Put some music on and bounce like you’re a kid again. If you’re sure of your balance and spatial surroundings, you can even do some of your morning meditation this way. Some physiologists say bouncing for 8 minutes is as beneficial for the lymphatic and cardiovascular system as running a mile, but without the impact on your knees, ankles, joints and spine. So go for it! You’re bound to enjoy it!
Recommended: Mini Band Trampoline
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