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The Health Benefits of Rebounding

Using a rebounder is the most convenient, metabolically effective form of exercise around. You can easily perform exercises on the rebounder in your living room, office and your yard.  Anyone can bring a folding rebounder with them as part of their travel.

Rebounding is an exercise that reduce body fat; firms legs, thighs, abdomen, arms and hips; increase your agility; improve balance; strengthen muscles over all; provide an aerobic effect for the heart; rejuvenate the body when it's tired; and generally puts you in a state of health and fitness.

The specific long-term health benefits of rebounding have been proven again and again by the medical community.


Here are 30 specific anti-stress benefits of rebounding according to Dr. Morton Walker, a writer and lecturer in the self-help and holistic health fields:

  1. It increases the capacity for respiration.

  2. It circulates more oxygen to the tissues.

  3. It establishes a better equilibrium between the oxygen required by the tissues and the oxygen made available.

  4. It causes muscles to perform work in moving fluids through the body to lighten the heart's load.

  5. It tends to reduce the height to which the arterial pressures rise during exertion.  

  6. It lessens the time during which blood pressure remains abnormal after severe activity.

  7. It holds off the incidence of cardiovascular disease.

  8. It increases the functional activity of the red bone marrow in the production of red blood cells.

  9. It aids lymphatic circulation, as well as the flow in the veins of the circulatory system.

  10. It encourages collateral circulation.

  11. It strengthens the heart and other muscles in the body so that they work more efficiently.

  12. It allows the resting heart to beat less often.

  13. It lowers elevated cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

  14. It stimulates the metabolism.

  15. It promotes body growth and repair.

  16. It tones up the glandular system, especially the thyroid to increase its output.

  17. It adds to the alkaline reserve of the body which may be of significance in an emergency requiring prolonged effort.

  18. It chemically attains absolute potential of the cells.

  19. It reserves bodily strength and physical efficiency.

  20. It expands the body's capacity for fuel storage and endurance.

  21. It improves coordination through the transmission of nerve impulses and responsiveness of the muscle fibers.

  22. It affords muscular vigor from increased muscle fiber tone.

  23. It offers relief from neck and back pains, headaches, and other pain caused by lack of exercise.

  24. It enhances digestion and elimination processes.

  25. It allows for better and easier relaxation and sleep.

  26. It results in a better mental performance, with keener learning processes.

  27. It curtails fatigue and menstrual discomfort for women.

  28. It minimizes the number of colds, allergies, digestive disturbances, and abdominal problems.

  29. It tends to slow down aging.

  30. It reduces the likelihood of obesity.


Articles on Rebounding

Jumping for Health
Morton Walker, DPM
Townsend Letter for Doctors

Rebounding: Aerobic Resistive Exercise
Tina Wellman, Ph.D, PNE
Total Health

Lymphatic System & Exercise - Shorts
Jule Klotter
Townsend Letter for Doctors

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