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Trampoline Buying Guide: Qualities To Look For In Trampoline Parts

As a consumer, you want to be sure of the products that you buy. You need to know that your money is being invested in items that will serve their purpose for as long as you need them. To ensure this, you need to refer to a list of requirements before finally making your purchase. From necessities to little luxuries, you have a range of considerations to make. These considerations become even weightier when the item in question is going to be used by your entire family — an item like a trampoline.

Trampolines can become an extraordinary investment. They’re not just an opportunity to be briefly airborne. Think about it. You and your spouse could use it to bond with the children. Your children could use it for their birthday parties. The entire family could use it as a fun, exhilarating, and creative way to get fit and shed a few pounds. With these in mind then, you would want to buy a high-quality trampoline — one that is proven to be safe and durable for everyone in your family to use. An ideal way to go about this is to scrutinise the trampoline parts built into the fun contraption.

Trampolines are assembled with the mat, the net, the pad, and the springs, or in the case of springless trampolines, with elastic bands. There are also accessories that you could get such as the ladder (which you should never leave on the trampoline when there are little kids about), weather covers (to keep it durable), and safety parts like the anchor kit (to hold it down securely when it’s windy).

When you’re inspecting the mat, look for heavy duty stitching. You’ll want to get a guarantee from the shop you’re buying from that the mat will hold up to the jumps and tricks your kids might perform on the trampoline. You’ll want to ask how many people the mat can accommodate at one time, how much weight it can take, and the length of time it takes before you need to replace it. Aside from the durability, make sure that the mat is UV-treated and has been tested for quality and safety by a relevant organisation.

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How to Keep that Sexy Summer Body

They say the road to being fit is hard but you know what’s harder? Keeping that toned body. Gaining weight is easier than losing it. It takes a lot of hard work and discipline to get that spanking body that you want. If that is easy, the world would be filled with fit and toned bodies.

If you’re struggling on keeping the weight down, here are a few tricks and tips you may want to take note of.

Keep moving.


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Even if you have that nice bod you worked so hard for, you still need to keep moving. If you’re not feeling the usual cardio course, jumping on your son’s trampoline is a great alternative. Continue reading

How to Surprise Your Kids with Trampolines

Christmas is every kid’s favourite holiday. Why wouldn’t it be? It’s the time of the year after their birthday they get unlimited number of toys and other fun stuff. They’ll expect the usual robots and cars for boys while the girls get the dolls and the crafty ones.

That can be quite predictable and a good surprise is what everyone is waiting for. How about getting them a trampoline?

Trampolines are great for teaching kids how to have good balance and coordination. You can use it as a yoga mat or just for jumping. Rebounding is as good as running minus the impact on the limbs and joints. Definitely a win-win for everyone in the family. They are safe as long as the safety net is up and there should always be an adult watching the kids while they play.

This is a gift they will not get tired of easily. Even if they do, you can still recycle and make it to a swing bed or even a chicken coop if that’s your thing. Trampolines are really great toys for both the young and old.