What is Jump-Fit Rebounding?
Corestar Jump-Fit Rebounding is our very own power-packed cardio workout - a Corestar Pilates exclusive! This fun, low impact workout is the perfect cardio punch. Classes are short - only 30 minutes - and full of inspiring, easy to follow choreography that keeps you motivated and gets your heart rate going. Rebounding is something everyone can do. Levels range in difficulty from what we call a “health bounce” where you don’t completely leave the rebounder (like a little heel lift) and a full bounce where your feet leave 4-6”. We have rebounders with handles to help with balance when you are first starting out to help you feel support while jumping. Beginner or advanced, there is a Jump-Fit level for everyone!
Full Body Exercise
Rebounding strengthens the entire body at once as you jump. Regular rebounding can reduce your body fat, firm your arms, help the shape of your legs, hips, and abs, and improve your balance. The benefits of this form of exercise are also anti-aging benefits! It will stimulate your lymphatic system, protect your joints, and strengthen your muscles and bones without the trauma of hitting a hard surface (as in running). This creates an incredibly effective aerobic challenge for your heart & cardio systems. It can revitalize your body when it's tired, and put you in a state of mental and physical wellness.
NASA scientists discovered that astronauts in zero gravity lost as much as 14% of their muscle mass in 15 days of space flight. They choose rebounding to rebuild the muscle and lost bone because they wanted a form of exercise that would strengthen the entire body at once.
A study at the Institute of Aerobics Research in Dallas showed that participants who incorporated rebounding between weight training stations over the course of 12 weeks significantly increased strength by as much as 25% over those who did not jump. We often pair our Jump-Fit classes back to back with a strength class like TRX or Barre, so students who want to take both can reap the benefits that jumping gives to their strength training classes.
Increases Energy and Endurance
There is no other exercise that can increase your endurance and energy levels as efficiently as rebounding exercise. Cells are powered by little energy “factories” called mitochondria. The more mitochondria in each cell, the more energy and endurance you have. When there is need for more energy inside the cells, the mitochondria replicate themselves to accommodate that need. The more mitochondria you have in the muscles you are using, the greater the endurance of those muscles.
The up an down action of jumping causes our large muscles to contract, which helps to increase circulation and blood flow, as well as bringing more oxygen into the cells.
While rebounding, all of your cells are being challenged at the same rate - about 100x per minute! - and mitochondria are replicated in every one of your cells simultaneously. The excess energy that you’ve created from jumping on a rebounder is available to you the rest of your day.
Detoxifies the Body & Strengthens the Immune System
The lymphatic system is a secondary circulatory system that moves nutrients into and waste out of the cells. The lymphatic fluid is part of your line of defense in fighting off disease and invaders like toxins in our environment. Cancer patients have used rebounding to help support their lymph system in recovering from this disease.
Unlike the cardiovascular system, which is stimulated by heart rate, the lymphatic system is stimulated by muscular contractions. Inactivity (like a desk job where you sit all day) can cause it to become sluggish and function poorly, setting you up for increased susceptibility to disease, low energy levels, and inflammation in the body.
Four minutes of rebounding will fully circulate the lymph system at least once. When you jump on a rebounder it moves the toxins out of the body via the lymph fluid at a rate 10-50x greater than normal.
Increases Bone Density
Bones become strong in response to the physical stress you put on them. Jumping on a rebounder will increase the compression load on the skeletal system, up to 3.24x that of gravity, forcing all the bones in your body to become stronger and more dense. The increasing gravitational force during rebounding, (that up and down motion) sends a message to the bone cells that the entire skeletal system needs to be mineralized, dense, and strong. Studies have shown that rebounding eliminates as much as 90% of the trauma to the joints of the feet, knees and legs. Unlike running or jumping rope, rebounding is a low-impact exercise that has many cardiovascular benefits.
"Rebound Exercise is the most efficient, effective form of exercise yet devised by man.”