How many calories does jumping on a trampoline burn?
It is finally confirmed: Jumping on a trampoline can burn 1000 calories in one hour!
Of course, the total number of calories you might lose while bouncing on a trampoline depends on workouts performed, but generally trampoline workouts are one of the best ways to get in shape. Just a standard basic bounce will help a 150-pound person to burn around 500 calories under an hour (according to Harvard Medical School).
As there is a bit more than in other activities such as jogging or swimming, we can see that trampoline training is a very good and at the same time low impact workout everyone should try. The number of calories you can lose by jumping on a trampoline is different for every person as it depends on several factors – how much you weigh, what kind of exercises you do, and much more. Some standard number of calories burnt by a 10-minute workout on a trampoline is averaging around 80 – 100, making rebounding 69% more efficient than jogging.
Not only rebounding is good for burning calories but it is a fun way to exercise. Rebounding or trampolining, which often involves vigorous movements, can actually stimulate the circulation of lymphatic fluid (waste disposal system) helping you to gain direct stimulation of your immune system. If you want to know all benefits, make sure to read this post – Benefits of Trampoline Workout
How does jumping on trampoline influence cells in your body?
You must have heard that jumping on a trampoline is a so-called – low cellular exercise. It means that while you are jumping all cells in your body use two types of energy to move around – kinetic and potential energy. Potential energy is stored in the springs and kinetic energy while you are moving in the air up and down. Look at it this way:
- When you are at the highest point of your jump, you have maximum potential energy and zero kinetic.
- When in the middle of the total distance from the trampoline mat during your jump you have maximum kinetic energy.
- When you are back at the bottom touching the trampoline mat you have maximum potential energy because of the springs.
What about 1000 calories per hour?
Well, for that kind of exercise there are specially designed workout classes which can be found mostly in trampoline parks all around the USA. While the concept of the trampoline park is not new, complete and intense workout scenarios on the trampoline along with fitness trainers are considered new. And these workout classes are more and more accepted as the popularity of trampoline parks rises each day.
See this video and decide if you want to try it – we’ll always recommend it!
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