exercise Support Bars are ideal for gentle rebounding exercises,
performed either facing the rebounder support bar, or rebounding side on. The
rebounding support bar features a handgrip with adjustable height and easy
unusual when performing rebounding exercises for the first time, to feel unsteady
on your feet.
feel slightly unsure regarding balance with rebounding workouts at first. This is perfectly
normal - remind yourself not to panic! Simply attach the support bar to
the rebounders legs, and your confidence will return! When
practising rebounding exercise on mini trampolines many skills are brought into
play which may not have been used for many years if you have been relatively
notice that if a client lacks confidence with their balance, when rebounding,
especially at first, they have a
tendency to compromise by adjusting posture.
essential foundation for performing all rebounding exercises
correctly, lies in
setting a stable postural stance.
rebounding skills and rebounding workouts evolve from this central core.
Throughout your rebounder exercise workouts keep a focus on posture. Align
your pelvic & pubic bones on
the same level in the same plane
Focus on keeping the pelvic and the
pubic bone on the same level, in the same plane.
Check toes are aligned in front, the
knees are soft and not locked out, and the shoulders relaxed.
Lift up through the rib cage,
consciously releasing the shoulders, as you breathe deeply.
Flatten the top of the head, by
dipping your chin slightly and lengthening the back of the neck.
Imagine that someone is pulling you
up through the centre of the spine, through the torso, as if like a puppet on a
Release and relax the breathing, and
set up a gentle pulsing motion. You are ready to bounce!
I suggest you vary rebounding workouts - for
example spend a few minutes rebounding facing the stabilizing bar, then turn to
the left, while you are rebounding, for a few minutes, turn back to the centre
again for a few minutes, and then perform your bouncing routines facing towards
ADJUST THE HEIGHT
OF THE BAR TO
The mini trampoline support bar fits
onto two alternate rebounder legs with a clamp system, that screws onto each
leg. Two sidebars fit into
each of the lower inset portions of these clamps.
The upper portion of the bar, which is detachable, slides into the lower portion
of the bar.
The central portion of the bar, which sits across the mat, is also detachable
and it can be removed quickly if other members of the family prefer not to use
are going to use a support bar on your mini trampoline, for balance when rebounding, it is best to think
about where you are going to place your rebounder in the house, so that you can
set it up, with the bar attached. Use it spontaneously and in planned mini
trampoline rebounder workout
sessions, without the need to attach the bar, or unscrew the legs of the rebounder,
each time you are going to use it.
If you set the rebounder support bar too high, there will
be a tendency to lean the upper body backwards, thus scrunching the shoulder
blades. If the bar is too low, you will tend to
lean forward, tensing the knees and quads in the front of your thighs.
To align the body correctly for
rebounding routines you need to establish your posture with your feet parallel
toes facing forward, knees soft, not locked out.
You set the height of the rebounder bar so that when your arms are
relaxed to your sides... the height of the bar is aligned with your elbows.
To set the height of the support bar
With your arms relaxed at your sides, simply raise your
forearms to form a right angle at the elbow, with your palms facing downward,
and your forearms horizontal to the mat.
Setting the bar at this height
will enable you to bounce comfortably, without any tension being locked into the
upper shoulder area. The height of the bar is adjustable.
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