Are you looking for an easy, efficient and fun Exercise? Perhaps you’re concerned with Osteoporosis, your Heart, Joints or Back? Is your focus on Weight Loss, Detoxification or are you looking for a Stress Relieve after a challenging day at the office? Then Rebounding might just be what you are looking for. A “Rebounder” is a miniature trampoline, and “Rebounding” is the term used to describe your “bouncing” motion.
It seems as if every form of exercise has its benefits… and its drawbacks. If it’s exciting, it’s high-risk. If it’s safe it’s not cardiovascular. If it targets one problem area it neglects seventeen others. Maybe there’s one sport that would be absolutely perfect…if it weren’t for your trick knee, bad back or sensitive ankle. Plus, there are just so many questions. Is Yoga or Pilates better for core strength? Is running unsafe if you’re overweight – even if you’re in good health? Does swimming qualify as load-bearing?
There is one simple alternative which takes into account all of these questions- Rebounding. Rebounding is a revolutionary form of exercise recognized by NASA as one of the most efficient form of physical activity.
Use of a Rebounder (often thought of as a “mini-trampoline”) offers the body tremendous benefits; strengthening and supporting virtually every major system of the body. Additionally, Rebounding and its newest evolution called “QiBounding” focuses on the mind-body connection, encouraging conscious breathing and joy. Finally, rebounding is gentle enough that virtually anyone can do it – while receiving great benefits – even a trained athlete will feel and appreciate the benefits.
How can Rebounding help you? Well, first and foremost, Rebounding provides an aerobic workout which tones the cardiovascular system. But, unlike other forms of aerobics, it doesn’t stop there. The gentle bouncing motion of Rebounding actually stimulates the circulation of lymphatic fluid, the body’s waste disposal mechanism, providing direct support to your immune system..
Moreover, the unique surface of the Rebounder itself encourages greater proprioception, which increases balance, improves coordination, and even promotes better vision.
People who use Rebounders regularly have reported a variety of other health benefits, including reduction of pain, increase in energy, and improvements in mental performance.
NASA astronauts have been Rebounding for years, and found this simple – but extremely effective – form of movement actually strengthens every cell in the body through increasing the G-force load the cells carry.
Rebounding offers so many benefits, it’s hard to imagine any improvement. But QiBounding offers the practitioner even greater benefits than Rebounding through its incorporation of breath awareness and focus on the circulation of Qi energy.
Qi is the internal energy which is present in all living beings. Long recognized by practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine as the essence of joy, vitality, and longevity, a healthy, unblocked Qi promotes well being and peace. However, stagnation of the Qi is thought, by many holistic health care practitioners, to lead to infirmity and disease.
So Rebounding is great for your spirit and great for your body. But is it great for everyBODY?
Virtually everyone who isn’t suffering from an acute injury can benefit from Rebounding. In fact, Rebounding is particularly helpful for people with a variety of chronic problems â€“ gentle bouncing helps create space between the disks of the vertebrae, lubricate painful joints, increases bone density and improve the structure of the feet.
Virtually everyone who isn’t suffering from an acute injury can benefit from Rebounding. In fact, Rebounding is particularly helpful for people with a variety of chronic problems – gentle bouncing helps create space between the disks of the vertebrae, lubricate painful joints, increases bone density and improve the structure of the feet.
Children love the joyful sensation of soaring, while elderly individual or users whose balance is impaired may prefer to bounce with special holding bars. But almost everyone can reap the benefit of Rebounding safely and effectively.
I have had my Rebounder from Qibounding for a little over a month. I am not sure if I have ever felt better in my life. I have energy, and focus, and an all over sense of well-being. It calms me down when i get stressed, and picks me up when I feel blue. How can you not smile while barely moving yourself, yet being thrown (gently) back up in the air.
They key to getting used the Rebounder, is to not worry about letting your feet come off the mat, but rather, the fluid motion, and letting it move you. And of course breathing. Let this be your mediation time. Deep breathing burn calories and when you do it in conjunction with exercise, there are unlimited benefits.
I used to love to run, but lately whenever I try to do anything more then walk, my knee starts to act up. I have not had this problem once with the Bellicon 39 Rebounder that Sylvia at QiBounding sent me. I should also mention here
that Sylvia is the founder of the QiBounding Method. And that the Bellicon Rebounder that she sent me, is truly the Porche of Rebounders. It is sturdy, has 6 legs, strong and the legs screw off. It really is one heck of a piece of exercise equipment. And folks this is no mini-trampoline, this is a work of art! they are made it weight categories, so that you get the best and most effective work out from them. Well actually all of Bellicon’s Rebounders are the high class luxury cars. It is the best of all rebounders.
One of the things I find most interesting is that it can help mothers with incontinence. And you can do it with you child! I know a lot of mom’s that after having 1 or more kids, have bladder issues. See if Rebounding might help you with incontinence!
And check here to see if Rebounding would be good for you, or maybe even a parent or grandparent.
When I got my Rebounder, I was a little confused at what exercises besides jumping straight up and down. Sylvia is currently working on getting a page up to explain some exercises on the QiBounding website. So what I did was started researching it. You can do arm moves, core moves, ab crunching moves and all sorts to work you back! Truly the jumping and twisting, tones the whole body. it is amazing that getting all of your cells to breath and move can have such a major impact on your bodies condition. Get those juices flowing!
So I have given a truly unique opportunity here at Prissy Green. One Prissy Green reader will win a Bellicon Dynamic (for a weight of up to 200 lbs) or Bellicon Athletic (for a weight of 200-350 lbs). How sweet is that? You get the Porsche of Rebounders too!
The Dynamic Rebounder retails for $530 and the Athletic Rebounder retails for $550. Sylvia is running on sale on some models right now for a whopping 30% off! these sales are only good until the stock is gone, so if you are interested, please hop on it. (pun totally intended!)
For the winner: includes shipping to the 48 cont. states. (If people from Hawaii or Alaska want to participate they can still win, but would have to pay for shipping).
1. Name three things that distinguish Bellicon Rebounders from other brands.
2. Name two health benefits that occur through Rebounding.
3. What is the most important information for you that you found on the www.QiBounding.com website?
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