What’s So Great About A Trampoline?

Written by Ian Wide

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Rectangular trampolines are generally made of more durable materials than round ones becauserepparttar design requires stronger materials. They have criss-crossed springs to drawrepparttar 142466 tension even, and create a uniform bouncing surface. You can buy rectangular trampolines in sizes starting as small as 10 feet in length.

By contrast, round trampolines have springs positioned aroundrepparttar 142467 perimeter andrepparttar 142468 tension tends to make a 'sweet spot' inrepparttar 142469 very center. If you move out ofrepparttar 142470 center,repparttar 142471 focus ofrepparttar 142472 tension shifts, making it harder to maintain your balance. The frame needed is lighter, and can be made of less expensive materials, making them cheaper to buy than other shapes.

There are special considerations if you're buying a trampoline forrepparttar 142473 garden or yard for children to use. Pediatricians and children's safety experts warn against allowing children to use standard trampolines for a number of reasons. These includerepparttar 142474 possibility of little fingers getting caught in trampoline springs, children falling offrepparttar 142475 edge of trampolines and children injuring themselves attempting tricks that they aren't ready for. Because of those safety concerns, there are trampolines designed specifically for children that use a different style of spring, and accessories available to make trampolining safer for them. Among those are enclosure nets and non-slip surfaces.

Ian Wide contributes to many sport and leisure sites such as home fitness equipment and trampolines.

Golf Fitness Training Made Easy…And Anyone Can Do It

Written by Mike Pedersen

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A few words of caution!

If you hear or see any programs touting they are golf fitness training and seerepparttar golfer and/or trainer usingrepparttar 142437 basic machines inrepparttar 142438 gym, this is NOT golf fitness training. This is without a doubt “general fitness”. Not altogether a bad thing, but won’t directly help your golf game.

Working on a stability ball, and using tubing and handweights you can mimic many phases ofrepparttar 142439 golf swing and atrepparttar 142440 same time challenge your core stabilization, balance and muscular endurance. All critical factors in achieving optimal swing mechanics for 18 holes.

And…they’re fun to use. You’ll never get board. You can always make it more challenging from a balance and/or stabilization factor.

Just try to get one of those “muscle-heads” on a stability ball liftingrepparttar 142441 same heavy weights they use. Callrepparttar 142442 medics..cause it’s going to get ugly real quick.

You see…most people who workout inrepparttar 142443 gym never challenge their proprioceptive awareness (or simply…using their body in space). This isrepparttar 142444 key to great golf.

The stronger you can get your core stabilizers, coupled with increased rotational flexibility…you’re headed to an awesome game of golf. You’ll definitely berepparttar 142445 envy of your foursome.

So don’t hesitate to get started on your golf fitness training right away!

About The Author: Mike Pedersen is one of the top golf fitness experts in the country, author of the Ultimate Golf Fitness Guide, and founder of several cutting-edge online golf fitness sites. Check out his new golf fitness – golf training site at Perform Better Golf.

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