The Truth About Gymnastics Trampoline

Do you want to be a gymnast but you are having problems with tumbling? Then what you probably need to have in your own home is a gymnastics trampoline. If you start using this at an early age, you can improve your gymnastic skills. However, some people say it is not safe to use trampolines. The American Academy of Pediatrics is one of those who do not agree to the use of trampolines because of safety issues. For this reason, it is necessary for us to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using a trampoline for us to understand more about it and also to help us decide if you should purchase one for yourself.

It’s true that gymnastics trampolines have safety issues. However with proper guidance you can avoid getting injured and you can safely use this equipment. With proper training on how to properly use a trampoline, this can prove very useful for you to enhance your gymnastic abilities. Being able to perform tumbling is necessary to become a good gymnast. And practicing with the use of trampolines can help you achieve this. If you truly want to be a good gymnast, you will be willing to take the risks in order for you to achieve your goal.

Practicing on a gymnastic trampoline can also help a gymnast gain confidence. Even some trainers recommend the use of trampolines when training, as it more effective compared to practicing on a mat. This may be because it is much easier to do tumbling in the air compared to doing it on a hard mat. Trampolines are not just playthings for children. It can be more useful when used for training aspiring athletes. Just because people say it is dangerous doesn’t mean that all people who use it will also experience the same fate.

Having gymnast trampoline in gyms can be very useful. It will make your training experience more fun. You won’t even consider it as training when you are having a lot of fun while bouncing up and down. But of course, you have to follow certain safety measures to ensure that you won’t get injured during your training. It would also help to read some reviews about trampolines for you to know about what other people think and their experiences in using them. Who knows, this equipment may just be the thing you need for you to get that gold medal.

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Case of the Mondays

Workout

I went to bed around 10 on Sunday and woke up bright and early. But I must have been dreaming when my alarm went off, because it took me a few seconds to recognize what the noise was. I hate when that happens!


I had my usual protein shake and went to the gym…I decided to do lower body today.

5 min warm-up on bike
Hamstring Curls
Seated Quads
Seated Leg Press
Wide Leg Deadlift (see pic below)
Planks
5 min stretching


My lunch time cardio was 25 minutes on the treadmill. I started at 3.5 at 6 incline, and ended at 3.7 at 10 incline.

Food

Sorry…I was extremely bad at taking pictures of my food today during work.

The morning snack was a Chobani Strawberry (man I’m getting hooked!) and half a Kashi Roasted Almond Bar crumbled in. Lunch was a couple pieces of my leftover “Pig on a Pie” from Smith & Jones. My afternoon snack was a Kellogg’s FiberPlus Bar & low fat string cheese. The bar was good! It was very similar to the Fiber One bars and had a good amount of chocolate.


Dinner time (then time for Heroes!)…I had some chicken breast I baked yesterday and some Eggplant Tomato Bake, which I adapted from Cooking Light. I’ll post the recipe tomorrow. I’m really trying hard to eat more veggies, so I thought this would be a great way to cook them up. I’ve been really craving dessert lately, so I bought some Ghirardelli dark chocolate squares. I ate 1, which is just 50 calories, and it settles down my sweet tooth.


Total Calories: 1608
Net Calories: 1202

45% Carbs, 23% Protein, 32% Fat

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