What are some factors I should consider when buying a trampoline?
Whether you're considering a trampoline for backyard use or fitness, a trampoline will make a great addition to your home or yard. Trampolines are available in a variety of sizes and styles, it's important to make sure you have enough room in your home or yard to safely enjoy a trampoline. Also, trampolines have suggested age, weight and skill limits, it's best to consider who will be using the trampoline and what their skill levels are.
What are the different styles of trampolines?
Recreational and fitness trampolines are the most common style customers purchase for their personal use. Both styles are available in spring and spring-less designs. Trampolines are typically made of steel, this material makes weather-treating simple and easy, it also provides a sturdy base for safe jumping. Fitness trampolines or mini trampolines, are designed to be used by one person at a time and are intended to elevate the heart-rate through intense movements, similar to step-aerobics. Their small size allows for easy storage, simply slide under a bed or put away in a closet when not in use. Recreational trampolines are much bigger in size, they range from 8 to 13 feet in diameter and are available in rectangular or circular shapes. Rectangular trampolines are primarily used to train gymnasts, while circular trampolines are more commonly found in backyards for simple fun and enjoyment. All recreational trampolines are required to have a safety net around the perimeter of the trampoline, this make jumping safer for little kids and novice jumpers.