My bladder weakness and slight prolapse is improved with rebounding on a mini trampoline. I do kegel pelvic floor exercises, albeit inconsistently, however rebounding 7 mins twice daily (I started at 2 mins and build by 1 daily) has given me the best result. After 1 week I have already noticed that leakage on jumping is almost nonexistent.
Rebounding on the mini-trampoline is the best exercise for Cancer patients. This exercise is gentle and every bounce is pulling toxins from your cells and strengthening your immune system!
Rebounding on a mini trapoline and dry skin brushing with a natural bristle body brush before showering has significantly reduced my cellulite. By dry brushing and rebounding, the toxins that are build up are broken down and the lympathic system is cleaned out hence the elimination of cellulite. Must do for at least two weeks to see results. Good Luck!
For the record, anyone reading this who wishes they could use one of those rebounder trampolines, yet can't because they have trouble with their feet hurting too badly from it or toes/calves cramping up:
I use a large inflatable exercise ball (75cm in diameter, comes *with* the pump to pump it up, about $15. -$17. USD from the fitness department at Walmart. They come in all different sizes, so even extra-short or extra-tall folks will be able to find the size that works for them.
Ebay (and maybe Walmart too) also has ruggedized burst-proof balls that can take 600 lbs of bounce-weight, so weight doesn't have to be an issue for this. Some balls are sand-weighted, so they won't go rolling merrily away from you when the time comes to corral them in a corner of the room.
I can sit on it and bounce, it doesn't cramp my calves or hurt my toes and feet, it's great. It's even more fun than jumping on a bed used to be :-). Also- One good strong bounce and it helps you stand up too, when you are ready to get off the ball and stop bouncing :-). You can put on some good music and "dance" :-) your upper body as well.
I have read that lots of folks use those vibrating platforms too, and apparently they work well, from what I have read. There's always a way to do what you have to do. Rocking chairs, while not a direct substitute, are not half bad either for helping your lymph system to keep moving. Or a vibrating recliner, if you have access to one.
All are ways to substitute for forced inactivity, or an inability to work out or walk. These are not exact and direct substitutes, but all good ideas- for somebody out there :-).
Ted, Please help! Does rebounding (trampoline) excercise really get rid of Toxins in your body? See Claim below.
One of rebounding's special benefits is its ability to improve flow in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is the metabolic garbage can of the body. It rids the body of toxins, fatigue substances, dead cells, cancer cells, nitrogenous wastes, trapped protein, fatty globules, pathogenic bacteria, infectious viruses, foreign substances, heavy metals, and other assorted junk the cells cast off.
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Instead of rebounding Carly would those machines that you stand on and they vibrate have the same effect? Vibrate the toxins out? Would be less exhausting for you.
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I am suprised not to find rebounding (or trampolining as we call it here in Europe), mentioned more often on this site. I discovered it a while ago when I was trying to diminish my myopia. Rebounding works for a lot of ailments and is a great way to exercise too. First I bought a cheap one in a sports shop and after that a more expensive one from my optometrist. I really prefer the second one and never use the first one anymore although the second one is many times more expensive. I would say that if you didn't try the better ones you will be perfectly happy with the cheaper version. I bought a great exercise DVD (a pity one can't name products here) and I really have great fun. Many times I just play some CD I like and do the moves I want. If the weather is good I do it outside on the terrace. I would really recommend this kind of exercise to anybody, young and old and if you have children this is also a great way to have fun and stay healthy and fit at the same time! The benefits of rebounding are huge, you can look them up on the Internet. I couldn't believe it that I had never heard of it other than as a play tool for children.
I love rebounding. I have gotten rid of excruciating intermittent pain in my feet by doing rebounding. I like it so much that I even rebound in the dark, lonely basement with no television. Even if I go out running I still like to do my rebounding, in the dark, lonely basement.
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I was diagnosed with a hiatal hernia and from time to time it acted up and caused a real problem swallowing. I found some advice online that mentioned jumping up and down hard to move the diaphragm back into place. That worked a little sometimes.
What HAS worked for me is to use a rebounder, a mini-trampoline, several times a week for 8 or 9 minutes while I listen to a short podcast. I also have been taking some prebiotic supplements to aid and heal the digestive tract. Using the rebounder often sends me to the bathroom afterwards. I have not had an incident with the hernia since I started using the rebounder.
Hi Ted, What is your experience with Rebounding on Trampoline? Is that suppose to be good for lymph system? Flushing the lymph while stimulating the immune system and defending against cancer and other ailments.
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I recently started using the trampoline everyday for about 5 minutes and love it. But, after several days I noticed that for about 3-4 days I had a sore throat and in the morning some congestion. It's gone away now. But, I got the feeling that maybe it was my lymph glands clearing out from the exercise. Has anybody else had this happen or know anything about it?
I got a rebounder at Good Will for $5 a few years ago. I put it in the closet and forgot about it, but then brought it out recently and started using it because I felt congestion in my armpit lymphs and breast tenderness. I spend about 10 minutes a day on the rebounder bouncing and waving my arms up and down. (see youtube videos for how to do this). Definitely helping my issues. Also drinking more water throughout the day to flush the lymphs.
My osteopenia numbers are a bit better (small bit) than from 2 years ago, even though I'm lifting weights and eating right. Has anyone had experience with rebounding? That's the small trampoline and I hear it's very good for building bone, draining lymph, cardio and balance. I'm just curious if anyone knows for a fact (even anecdotally) that it helps and, if you don't know for sure, your opinion is also valued.
I no longer live in the country, but when I had a lot of land, we had a super big trampoline outside, and those kids had the best years of their lives on that thing. But it is really hard to go back to a little bouncey after a really big one! I miss that ol' tramp. I used to lope the outside in slow circles, and loved it. --T.
When I was 62 or 63, I used to get these intense pangs of pain that would last for about 10 seconds and then fade and then come back in 2 or 3 minutes. I would try to watch television, and it was INTENSE. Rebounding took it away. Rebounding does something wonderful. And when I am too tired to go to the gym, and I can at least rebound. I am 65 years old.
WARNING- I tried rebounding and it made me get a prolapse or at least made a slight one much worse. I googled this and several women and sites said rebounding can cause it.
I am going to be checked by a specialist and may need surgery. It is much more pronounced when I am tired. I have Sjogren's which makes me constipated. I used to be able to strenghthen my bladder with Kegels, but it is just getting worse as I get closer to 60.
Just found out I have vaginal prolapse. Wouldnt this make the organs fall more with the jumping like that?
I have had sore throat problems and tonsil stones for most of my life. Otherwise, I feel pretty healthy. I read that using a rebounder (mini trampoline) stimulated your thyroid and helped with this problem. I decided to give it a try and it worked. I have had no tonsil stones and very few sore throats for about two years. I stopped using the mini trampoline for about a month due to an unrelated injury and the tonsil stones came back. I will be back on the mini tramp as soon as possible. I jump about 10 minutes 3 or 4 times a week. I am also a runner so this is not my only form of exercise. I'm not sure of exactly why this works, but it works for me. Thank you. By the way, this is a great site.
In looking for something for a friend that might prevent Covid without having to take anything, I came upon a reference to a rebounding preventative and treatment for cancer which seemed strange, at first, but having given it some thought, it makes perfect sense.
The protocol is simply 2 minutes of "baby" or "health" bouncing, every hour. It only triples one's white blood cell levels - as opposed to increasing them by 15 - 20 times, as with 10 minutes of rebounding with increasing intensity - but one is back to normal after an hour whether one rebounds for 10 minutes or 2 so tripling them every hour on the hour would be far more effective than cranking them up by 15 times their normal level.once per day for an hour.
The reason it makes so much sense is because, back in the wild, one would have been in motion for more than for 2 minutes per hour and 10 minutes at a time would be stretching it - and quite a bit, depending on one's environment.
I've been following this protocol today and am even having a slight detox reaction in the form of a slight rash and itchiness on the neck and on the back, over the kidneys, which I haven't experienced in quite some time despite having tested the symptomatic effects of several natural antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral substances so, apparently, the body's own little bacteria/virus/fungus killers can go where MMS, CDS, vitamin C, colloidal silver and even DMSO can't.
The fact is, we have built in "antibiotics". All we have to do is "activate" them and bouncing is, so far, the most efficient and effective way they've found that does it. No "remedy" will do that. Personally, I suspect swinging might be even more effective - not to mention, more fun, even than bouncing - but I haven't the equipment to test that and no one else is looking at it but, so what? Rebounding DOES do it. And even merely bouncing on the edge of the bed or on a yoga ball should do it.
Personally, I would recommend a cellerciser which, though expensive, is safer even than high-end older rebounders and still less than a trip to the hospital would cost but if I couldn't have gotten one, I'd be bouncing on a yoga ball.
I didn't start rebounding until AFTER I had covid so my actual experience with it is small. Other than getting back all of my strength, and then some, after steadily losing it for 10 months and being more solid on my feet than I've been since I was quite a bit younger than I am now, I can only speak of what I've been told by others of their own experiences but it's easy enough to test for oneself by bouncing on the edge of the bed or on a $20 yoga ball.
Two minutes every hour. I don't know why I didn't think of that myself...I wasn't aware of how much of an increase one would get with less than 10 minutes but I did know that levels go back to normal after about an hour and should have thought of this so thank God SOMEbody's paying attention, LOL!