My summer fitness programme with Springfree Trampolines!

My summer fitness programme with Springfree Trampolines!


When our family were made summer blog ambassadors for the fabulous Springfree Trampolines, at the forefront of my mind was how happy I was for the children, and how lucky they were to be able to test-drive such a great outdoor ‘toy’. 

What I didn’t realise is how hooked I would become on our new trampoline, and how it has already become a staple part of my exercise routine. You see, the thing I love most about have a good old post-kiddy-bedtime bounce, is that it really gives me the ability to ‘switch off’. I do going running, and for the most part I enjoy it, but unlike some people I don’t actually find it particularly helps me to unwind or be alone with my thoughts. I think this is probably due to where we live, and that when I’m running, I’m often concentrating on not running into people or dodging oncoming traffic as I cross roads. With the trampoline in my quiet garden, I really do feel so peaceful bouncing away, and love the fact I get some time to think. 

It’s certainly decent exercise (10 mins constant bouncing is the equivalent of a 30 minute jog), but yet I feel really relaxed doing it (and it has the bonus that you don’t have the general public watching you become a sweaty, panting mess). Being able to exercise at home is certainly handy when you have children and possibly can’t go out on an evening/morning if it’s only you around, and this (in my opinion) is infinitely more enjoyable than puffing away and trying to avoid kicking a vase/photo frame/toy garage when doing my ‘Davina’ fitness DVD (soz Dav). 

So…with all this in mind I thought I’d share the Springfree fitness programme that I’m currently using (along with some of my own moves, natch 😉 ). The programme was developed by fitness expert Rod Porter, and can be tailored to the abilities of the user. Here I’ve focused on some basic beginner movements, as I can conclude that just because you loved trampolining aged 10 at school, it does not make you an expert! And of course, please consult a doctor before starting any new exercise program.

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I’ve really found that trampolining has quickly and easily become one of my favourite forms of exercise, something that I would never have imagined.

Here are some snaps of me enjoying a bit of a bounce, with the above fitness programme in mind!

Top tip: Make sure you have those boobies strapped down 😉

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Have YOU considered trampolining as part of your fitness routine? Maybe you use yours already- I’d love to hear!


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  1. June 24, 2015 / 10:25 pm

    OMG, only you would make jumping on a trampoline look cool. You do make me feel like I should start working out on my kids’ trampoline, but I worry that my neighbours would enjoy it too much. 🙂 x

    • Becky
      June 25, 2015 / 8:43 am

      Haha, luckily I think my neighbours are turning a blind eye, or at least not laughing at me to my face! 🙂 x

  2. June 26, 2015 / 2:03 pm

    Hahaha this is brilliant! Love the pics! And no, I’d never really consider the kids trampoline as a fitness thing, but I guess, why not?! Bet your neighbours keep thinking its the kids on it, then seeing you bouncing around!! x

  3. mummyofboygirltwins
    July 1, 2015 / 8:10 pm

    WOW! Great photographs and it looks so much fun!!!!! Want one! It is such a great workout, you’re right. I am usually exhausted when I go on the kids one. Great tips, will be bouncing away now xx

  4. July 19, 2015 / 4:00 pm

    What a great idea – i’m going to give that workout a go!

    • Becky
      August 5, 2015 / 7:21 pm

      It really is great!

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