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Rebound With Winter Exercise

Rebound With Winter Exercise

Women who exercise regularly reduce their chance of breast cancer by 72 percent, according to the “New England Journal of Medicine” (May 1, 1997). Programs for reducing heart disease recommend exercise, and doctors recommend moderate exercise three or four times a week. In other words, medical experts believe that exercise does wonders.

It isn’t always easy getting regular exercise in the winter, and for many of us going to the gym is too risky because it is easy to slip up on regular visits and then hard to justify the expense.

Here is a fun, even light-hearted way to get winter exercise in the comfort of your own home. NASA has been using it to train their astronauts and considers it to be one of the most efficient and effective forms of exercise available:

The equipment offering this exercise is the rebounder. It is similar to a mini-trampoline, about 4 feet wide, and jumping on it is similar to jumping rope except without stress on your joints, knees or back. There is a cushioning spring to it, and it is considered the ultimate aerobic exercise.

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.


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6:40AM PDT on May 9, 2013

Very informative. Thanks for sharing.

6:40AM PST on Jan 23, 2013

Much cheaper to buy a mini rebounder than when they first appeared.

4:42AM PST on Jan 11, 2013

Will try.

2:08PM PST on Nov 16, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

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12:34PM PDT on Sep 13, 2012

thanks for sharing

3:06AM PDT on Sep 13, 2012

Thank you

2:27AM PST on Mar 1, 2012

Thank for sharing.

7:49PM PST on Jan 6, 2012

This would definitely be a fun way to shake up my exercise routine!

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