Rebounding to Good HealthWritten by Candice Pardue
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Who Can Use Rebounder?
Almost anyone can use rebounder to exercise. Even paralyzed people have been able to benefit from a rebounder with help of a therapist. The rebounder can aid in gaining strength or improving circulation. In some workout gyms, grab bars are also available to help keep a person stable while bouncing if they are unable to balance well. Children and adults can use rebounder for exercise, especially on those rainy days!
Rebounding has been around for over 20 years, and is still a great way to get into shape. It can be done while watching your favorite video or listening to music. The rebounder can be used for family activity. You can even make up games for kids so they won't get bored with just "plain ole' exercise!" Kids like to play games like "Simon Says" or "May I". Games like these can be incorporated into bouncing on rebounder to help them get a great workout while having fun. There are many ways you can use rebounder to help improve your health and health of each family member.
Easy to Store When Not In Use
The rebounder can be kept inside and slid under a bed when not being used. Its design allows it to be placed in remote areas since it is thin and short. It can easily be moved from one room to another because it is lightweight. If you're looking for a fun and effective exercise that saves time, Urban Rebounder is a great way to workout.
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Confessions of a Personal Fitness TrainerWritten by Deborah Caruana RN, MES, CPT
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Eventually I had to add more carbs, I needed more energy. By carbs I mean vegetables, salads and whole grains. At this point I gained back total of two pounds I had lost on Atkins. Body fat went from 16% to 18%, my energy was better. After 7 months I decided it was time to get blood checked out and to my horror discovered that my cholesterol which had always been around 150 had rocketed up to 300!! Luckily my HDL to LDL ratio was still at a healthy level. Thanks to my forcing myself to exercise, I kept my HDLs high. I immediately started drinking hot lemon juice with cayenne pepper every morning to clean my blood. I have now thrown away all high fat foods and have once again, come back full circle to moderation and balance. A balanced diet. It takes a little more discipline but my energy is back and I can now eat same meals as my husband so dinner preparation is simpler. My weight has not changed since I gradually introduced carbs. I avoid at all costs “white foods” flour, sugar, milk. I drink unsweetened soy milk I avoid foods in packages, boxes and bags. I feel a fine layer of fat but that’s okay its winter, I need it, and in summer, heat always melts it off. I am completely off sugar and alcohol to keep blood sugar low. Log into www.vitalsignsfitness in Chat page where a discussion has already begun re: Atkins and other diet plans, add your comments or just read and muse. Or go to Nutrition Program page and find out how many calories (protein, carbs, fats) you should eat to sustain your current or ideal weight.
Deborah Caruana RN, AAHRFP, NASM, ACE, www.vitalsignsfitness.com email email@example.com
DEBORAH is a highly respected authority in personal training for overall health and fitness, with more than 22 years of experience and success.