News & Events

NEW STUDY CONFIRMS THAT A LITTLE REBOUNDING GOES A LONG WAY
German Journal of Sports Medicine 01.02.2018
New research, published in the German Journal of Sports Medicine (Deutsche Zeitschrift für Sportmedizin) this February, reconfirms the effectiveness of rebounding exercise to significantly improve fitness, even when following a relatively light workout schedule.
Strengthening Back and Shoulders: Tips From Arnita Champion
23.09.2016
Are you, like many of us, sitting at a desk in front of the computer all day long? If that’s the case, you will definitely love …and need… these workout tips from Arnita! Exercising your shoulder muscles, in particular your rotator cuff is extremely important to make sure you can keep the correct posture, especially when sitting.
A magical night under the stars
23.09.2016
Rebounding on a bellicon in the open air is fantastic: you feel even more energized by that fresh air and sunshine. But when you bring the bellicon under the stars (…and fireworks), the vibes get higher and it is true magic. This was exactly what over 600 yoga and rebounder fans experienced on June 29 at Navy Pier in Chicago. As proud sponsor of VibeUp summer series in Chicago, bellicon displayed 18 mini-trampolines on Navy Pier’s roof top, a wonderful location right on Lake Michigan where people could capture the magnificent view of Chicago skyline and enjoy the “Wednesday Fireworks”, a signature of Navy Pier and the city.
Bliss Body New Orleans: where rebounding is a bliss!
Last month our bellicon Academy master trainer Fayth headed to New Orleans to certify all the instructors of the well renowned local studio Bliss Body. Sandra Miller is the owner of Bliss Body and we love the way she describes the benefits offered by her studio “…a sacred refuge for tired bodies, worn out minds, broken hearts and lost souls. Our wellness rituals (yoga, meditation, pilates, barre, facials, and therapeutic massage) restore all to wholeness by connecting to the infinite source of bliss within each and every one of us”. Bliss Body offers also stretchology - assisted stretching performed by a specialized stretchologist for an enhanced stretch reducing tightness, tension, and pain, improving motor control resulting in better balance and mobility – and recently added bellicon training to their class schedule.
Strong Quads, Hamstrings and Glutes
23.09.2016
Tone your Thighs, Hammies, and Tuchus Are you on of those ladies whose favorite skinny jeans have been hanging in the closet, staring at you for quite a while? Well, it is actually time to get them out and back on! Follow Arnita in this short and quick workout with three different squat exercises which will benefit your Quads, Hamstrings and Glutes.
Study shows rebounding burns fat and improves cardio better than running
International Journal of Sports Science 12.04.2016
A new study, published in the International Journal of Sports Science, has concluded that rebounding exercise is twice as effective at improving aerobic fitness and 50% more efficient at burning fat than running. It also showed that exercising on a mini-trampoline increased vertical jumping ability. The study was conducted over a period of 8 weeks with participants exercising three days a week and otherwise maintaining “their usual diet and lifestyle habits during the study period.”
REBOUND WITH DEB – one of the many bellicon ACADEMY successes!
bellicon Training 16.06.2016
Last month we launched our bellicon ACADEMY program. The bellicon ACADEMY offers a variety of training options to teach anyone interested in educating others and sharing the joys and benefits of the bellicon exercise regime.
Proprioception: Stand strong, stand still
09.09.2016
Have you ever wondered why the police will test sobriety by asking people to touch their nose with eyes closed? Well, there is a scientific reason for that, which is called “proprioception”. This term comes from two Latin words: proprius, which means one’s own/individual, and capio, from the verb capere which means grasp/sense. The combination of the two forms “proprioception”, basically the sense of the body in space: its position, movement, and acceleration.
Do not allow your Achilles Tendon to become your Achilles' Heel!
02.09.2016
Do not allow your Achilles Tendon to become your Achilles' Heel! The Achilles tendon is one of the longer tendons in our body, stretching from the bones of our heel to our calf muscles. This tendon allows us to extend our foot and point our toes to the floor.
Close-chain rebounding, the perfect low impact training for your body
26.08.2016
Close-chain rebounding, the perfect low impact training for your body No doubt when you get close to a bellicon you cannot resist it: you need to jump! And like a kid you try to jump as high as you can. But, did you know you can get so many health benefits rebounding with your feet never leaving the bellicon mat? Here at bellicon we call it “close-chain rebounding”, allowing for a low impact workout: feet stay on the mat and just the movement created by gravity provides so much good to your body.
Tags: low-impact