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Did you like jumping on the trampoline as a child?
Then we have one Good news: Trampolining not only brings back childhood feelings that were thought to be forgotten, but has also proven to be an effective workout. On a special fitness trampoline you can really get going and train up to 400 muscles in your body at the same time. So it's not surprising that the calorie consumption is also impressive: you can burn up to 750 kcal per hour on the mini trampoline.
Did you know? Although the The strain on the muscles is very high, fitness trampolines are very easy on the joints - especially models that are equipped with rubber ropes. Compared to jogging, every impact of the feet is gently cushioned.
In the following, we will introduce you to this ingenious and compact piece of sports equipment that should have long since deserved much more attention
1. Indoor trampoline for the home - there are these types of trampolines
When you think of a trampoline, the first thing that might come to mind is the largegarden trampoline that children used to come from attracted the whole neighborhood. However, a fitness trampoline for at home is an indoor trampoline , which is therefore usually much smaller and only offers space for one person.
Type of suspensionConsistency of the jumping surfaceHandle bar or freehand
1.1 Type of Suspension
To be able to jump on the trampoline at all,the suspension has to be right. The springs ensure that the force when jumping is first absorbed and then released again - the desired trampoline effect is created.
Leave on the market Fitness trampolines can currently be divided into two categories:
Fitness trampoline with steel springsFitness trampoline with rubber ropes
The variant with steel springs is indeed the cheaper, but it is the one mentioned , joint-gentle effect, not so good given. The steel springs are durable, but ensure a quite hard bounce. If you have back or joint problems, you should refrain from making a purchase. Fitness trampolines with rubber ropes, on the other hand, have particularly soft springs and can also often be adjusted individually to your own body weight.
Did you know?
At SportPlus you will also find the suitable spare parts for your trampoline. Disused jump ropes can be replaced part by part, so that an expensive new purchase is not necessary.
1.2 Condition of the jumping surface
The decisive key figure for the jumping surface is primarily the diameter. The larger the trampoline, the more comfortable it is to jump. Because the smaller the jumping area, the less leeway you have. However, a small trampoline is also much more space-saving and fits in (almost) every room. A compact jumping surface is sufficient for all proven exercises.
Caution! When you compare different trampolines with each other, you should pay attention to how the jumping surface is measured.Some manufacturers include the diameter of the frame in the total diameter It is easy to overestimate how big the actual jumping surface is.
In addition to the size of the jumping surface, you should also make sure that it is covered with a anti-slip coating. Since this significantly increases safety, all SportPlus trampolines are equipped with this function.
1.3 handrail or hands-free
Jumping on the trampoline is at the same time a training for your own balance. However, if you haven't exercised for a long time or generally still have some respect for the fitness equipment, you can buy a model with a handrail.
Such a handrail is usually on the side of the trampoline and can be firmly enclosed with both hands. Using a handrail can be very pleasant, especially for complicated exercises that go beyond just hopping.
At SportPlus there are trampolines with handrails as well as trampolines on which you are always hands-free leap. In the case of models with a handrail, this can be adjusted and adapted to the size of the user. This guarantees maximum comfort!
2. Proper training with the sports trampoline - what do you have to pay attention to?
Basically, fitness training on the trampoline is very intuitive. If you want, you can just hop on it like normal to get a sweat. In order to give the body a little variety, to make the workout more interesting and at the same time to address different muscle groups, you should always vary the exercises a bit.
2.1 Trampoline exercises - this is how the fitness trampoline is used
Before you get down to business, we recommend a small warm-up -Up on the fitness trampoline so that your entire body can adjust to the upcoming training session. Start by rocking gently in place without lifting your feet off the floor. When you start to feel like you're ready, you can try the following exercises:
Run on the spot:
Pretend to jog in place. Vary the speed and also think about using your arms.
Place your legs hip-width apart and jump up and down. You can bend your knees deeply or only slightly - it depends on which muscles you want to train.
Of course, you can also do the classic jumping jack on the trampoline. Start with your arms at your sides and keep your legs hip-width apart. Then jump up, fold your arms overhead and land with your legs wider apart. With the next jump, return to the starting position.
Heel raises & knee raises:
Run on the spot again and take first the feet on the buttocks. This exercise can be performed perfectly with the holding bar. After that, you can raise your knees with each step. This is even more intense than normal running on the spot.
Jumps on one leg:
Train your balance and stay at the same time properly in motion. First jump with only your right leg and then only with your left leg. Alternating jumps (e.g. 2x right, 2x left) are also a good form of training.
For a sweaty workout on the fitness trampoline you should plan at least 20-30 minutes Of course you can also train longer , to make the workout even more effective.
If you run out of breath in between, you can always switch to light rocking. As long as your body keeps moving, you will continue to burn some calories.
2.2 Calorie consumption & muscle groups – what do you train with the trampoline?
Thecalorie consumption on the trampoline naturally depends heavily on how intensively you move. As already mentioned, contains 750 kcal per hour. But you have to ask yourself a lot for that. If you only jump a little on the spot, you will end up with 300 to 400 kcal per hour. The energy for each jump you get from the whole body. Each time you land, your torso must stabilize your body and is active. However, the legs and buttocks are most heavily loaded.
Since you work exclusively with your own weight during trampoline training, overloading is much less likely than when training with weights . However, a fitness trampoline is not so good for building muscle mass. You don't train your maximum strength on the trampoline, , but your endurance. Of course, this helps if you want to lose excess fat and get your body fitter all the way. Is your goal to build impressive muscles? Then you should do targeted strength training after the Jumping Fitness program.
3. What should be considered when buying a fitness trampoline?
Could we convince you of the advantages of a fitness trampoline? Very good! Then it's now a matter of finding the right training device for at home. We've already taken a look at the key suspension, jumping surface, and handrail differences. Now let's take care of a few additional purchase criteria.
3.1 Consider the weight and height of the user
You are a very heavy person, you should pay close attention to the specification of the respective model. Even those who weigh well over 100 kg can still train on a trampoline. However, the models with elastic cords are designed for low maximum loads. Trampolines with steel springs can potentially carry a little more weight, but they are not quite as easy on the joints.
If you are heavier, you should - as long as the maximum weight is not exceeded – rather opt for a trampoline with rubber ropes, as this is easier on the joints.
Even very tall people have to be a little careful when training on the trampoline. With normal ceiling height (approx. 2.40 metres) and normal height of the trampoline (approx. 30 centimetres), you should also, as a very tall person (i.e. > 2.00 metres) get no problems. But if the ceiling is much flatter (e.g. in the basement), it can get pretty tight when jumping.
If you are tall, you might want a slightly wider jumping surface. Otherwise, a shoulder-width stance, which is required for most exercises, is not so comfortable. You should also take this into account when making your purchase decision.
3.2 Experience and condition of the person exercising
It is particularly suitable for beginners in jumping fitness suggest choose a model with a handrail.Many exercises are easier to carry out this way - and you can still train without a pole. Especially for older people, who can work very well on their physical condition with a fitness trampoline, the trampoline should also not be too high . This makes it easy to climb up and down.
Those who gain more experience can opt for a smaller model that is less "forgiving" and thus alertness and coordination with more complicated exercises.
Caution! In general, you should only do exercises on the trampoline that you feel safe with. Especially with a model without a handrail, you should not experiment too much, carefully test new training methods and not overdo it.
3.3 Quality of the trampoline
As already mentioned, models with elastic cords are generally preferable to those with steel springs. You should also pay attention to test marks and certificates that allow conclusions to be drawn about the safety of the trampolines:
+ CE mark: The CE mark indicates that the manufacturer follows various European directives.
+ GS/TÜV certificate: Trampolines that are equipped with a GS/TÜV seal have also been intensively tested for Safety tested.
By the way: All SportPlus fitness trampolines are GS/TÜV certified. In extensive tests, all components of the trampoline were checked and positively assessed. So you can jump on it without any worries. Your safety is taken care of!
4. What distinguishes SportPlus trampolines?
We at SportPlus have discovered the trampoline as a great piece of fitness equipment and have developed various models where we are sure to have the right one for she is there. You have the choice between folding and non-folding trampolines. All SportPlus fitness trampolines are state-of-the-art and at the same time convince with an excellent price-performance ratio.
We exclusively use as suspension individual rubber cords because we are convinced of their superiority over steel springs. If one of the rubber ropes should wear out or break after intensive use, you can simply reorder them - with different tensile strengths.
To make your workout even more attractive, you can also order fitness bands to supplement your trampoline order. Your upper body is challenged even more actively with various fitness and stabilization exercises and the training is completely holistic.
If you have any questions about your SportPlus trampoline have or are still unsure about some product properties? Then feel free to contact our friendly and competent customer service. Together we will find a solution for your concerns.
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