Health Benefits
Join Protection
Scientific investigations with regards to impact forces have reported that between 27% to 70% of runners or joggers get injured in the first year of after commencement of running.Some other sports show similar results.

These factors indicate the importance of Impact Protection.

Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes , with their patented Impact Protection System, reduce the impact up to 80%, as confirmed by 3 distinct scientific studies. Below you can see a chart from one study that compares individuals using normal footwear during exercise versus individuals using Kangoo Jumps boots. This graph is taken from a study that was done at the University of Nevada by Jason Vance and John A. Mercer. Consequently, Kangoo Jumps produces the Worlds's Lowest Impact Shoes. Their impact reduction also significantly enhances the healing process after sport injures or surgery, relieves pain, and provides the opportunity to exercise in a way that will also alleviate some of the symptoms of diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, etc.

Consequently, Kangoo Jumps produces the Worlds's Lowest Impact Shoes.
Their impact reduction also significantly enhances the healing process after sport injures or surgery, relieves pain, and provides the opportunity to exercise in a way that will also alleviate some of the symptoms of diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, etc. 
 PREVENT NEW INJURIES AND RE-INJURY  
Doctors & physical therapists recommend the use of Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes for the safe rehabilitation of sports injuries.

Physiotherapists and medical doctors recommend the use of Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes for patients as an important rehabilitation factor, as well as, the strength and conditioning aspects of Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes. The reduction of up to 80% of impact shock to your ankles, shins, knees, hips, lower back, and spine also allows athletes to resume their workouts and training much sooner. Too often, rehabilitation time compromises muscle control, proprioception, and balance.

 There are many different classifications of injuries and the related causal factors of each injury. Using Kangoo Jumps boots help you limit the risk of aggravating or damaging joints that have been weakened by overuse or reconstructive surgery. Reducing Impact allows these areas to strengthen while your general health improves.

 For injuries caused by sedentary conditions, Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes are also an excellent rehabilitation factor, as it improves the patient's cardiovascular system, musculature and skeletal systems. At the same time it helps motivate both the athletes, or athletically inclined individuals, as well as, the individuals who lead a more sedentary life style.  

 
"I hadn't been able to run for years because of injuries that never seemed to completely heal. Even casual jogging would aggravate my condition. Running and aerobic exercises using Kangoo Jumps boots has been a blessing. I'm in better shape than I have been in years."  

 

 

 

For the professional and elite athlete, consistent, continuous training is paramount to retain their strength, stamina, and specific athletic response to their sport of choice. When these individuals are injured, every 24 hour period without exercise can significantly compromise their athletic training and standing within their sport of choice. Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes, due to their patented IPSystem, reduce impact shock by up to 80%, which means that athletes or athletic patients can begin exercise and training very soon after an injury or surgery. Practitioners and athletic trainers have found that patients using Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes actually reduce the recovery time and enhance their athletic response system due to the inherent action of harmonizing the muscles and the central nervous system.
 Many athletic physicians are using Kangoo Jumps boots for rehabilitation purposes due to the reduced impact and "enhanced" recovery aspect of using Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes.

 On the other hand, recovery time from any aerobic activity is dramatically reduced by using Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes. E.G. Jody Luther, an avid Marathon athlete and Personal Trainer states that when she uses Kangoo Jumps boots during a Marathon, she can proceed to her professional activities the very next day of the race. When she uses normal running shoes for her marathons, she needs to allow herself 2 days of rest before resuming to work.  
"I hadn't been able to jog or attend aerobic classes for years due to my knee surgery and excess weight. It really feels great to be able to exercise again and to have so much fun at the same time"

Forget Crazy Diets! While we stress the importance of eating a balanced diet, we are actually more concerned with adding a pleasurable, non strenuous exercise element to your life, with Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes.

 University studies show clearly that you spend much more energy, or calories, using Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes, compared to usual sport shoes. However, this alone does not explain the dramatic weight loss stated by people who have been using Kangoo Jumps boots regularly.

 The secret lies in the lymphatic system. The lymph is the liquid which circulates in-between our cells, to carry the wastes and toxins, out of our body, keeping it healthy.

 Most of us are unaware that our bodies contain four times as much lymph fluid as blood. However our lymphatic system, which is also our immune system, does not have a pump, like the heart, to keep its liquid in motion. It depends on our natural movements for circulation! If we don't move enough, excess levels of toxin actually clutters our lymphatic system and "poisons" our cells. In some places the lymph fluid actually crystallizes into cellulite, which many of us know is hard to eliminate.

 
Using Kangoo Jumps rebound shoes for only a few minutes every day helps to develop that balance between food consumption and exercise. So forget crazy diets  
Rebound exercise has been found to be the most effective way to "re-prime the pump" and keep it going, due to the up & down swinging in a low impact environment, like with Kangoo Jumps.

 The lymphatic system also monitors our metabolism.

 As we get older, we seem to put on more weight, which becomes harder and harder to lose.

 Studies have shown that our base metabolic rate, which is the rate that our bodies burn calories, decreases as our lymphatic system becomes less efficient.

 As we regularly use Kangoo Jumps rebound , our base metabolic rate will become increasingly more efficient, resulting in noticeable improvements in our muscle tone, and weight management. In fact, we are actually re-training each cell to perform as it did when we were younger. Once we have re-set our metabolism, we will burn more calories at a higher rate, and will not regain weight, if we continue using Kangoo Jumps.

 Your daily gentle workout will be most enjoyable listening to music. You can learn Kangoo Jumps basic steps and much more from our video "Home Fitness & Weight Loss".  
When using Kangoo Jumps for the first time you will easily feel out of breath. After only a few days of use you will be amazed by the significant endurance improvement.

This is confirmed by a recent University Study of British Columbia, conducted by Dr. Jack Taunton, professor of medicine and director of the Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre: runners wearing Kangoo Jumps increase their endurance (VO2 max) by 18.3% whereas runners using normal shoes showed no significant increase.

See university study:
Effects of a 12-Week Aerobic Training Program Utilizing Kangoo Jumps
Rebounding with Kangoo Jumps provides a quick and easy aerobic effect to the body, especially the heart. Rebounding could practically be described as a "heart exercise", since in using Kangoo Jumps your legs are the primary limbs physically active. It is easier on the heart to exercise the legs than the arms. Your heart has to work 250 % harder to pump the same amount of blood through your arms as it does to pump it through your legs. This is why people die while shovelling snow in Wintertime or playing tennis. Their arm movements are placing a tremendous burden on the heart muscle to deliver the oxygen and nutrients in the blood to the upper limb.

Dr. Morton Walker

Any kind of exercise will increase your energy level on a long run, because you train your body to work better and develop more mitochondrias, which are the powerhouses of the cells.

However most forms of exercise are strenuous, so that people who lack training will feel exhausted, even for the next day.

Having a non strenuous physical activity with Kangoo Jumps the way we recommend, that is only for short sessions and never exceeding your level of comfort, you will enjoy an incredible high level of energy right away and feel relaxed. Guaranteed.



Act as Natural Face Lift
 

Imagine holding a balloon filled with water while you bounce on your bed. Can you visualize what happens to the balloon?

Each cell of your body is like this balloon. Rebounding puts them repeatedly under stress as they need to resist the increased G force (when the balloon reaches the maximum elongation). With time, the cell's membrane get thicker, thus firmer, and gains elasticity.

Your skin is a community of cells. Therefore, rebounding regularly with Kangoo Jumps will firm your skin and increase it's elasticity.
Enhance Overall Health

Imagine yourself holding a balloon filled with water while rebounding on your Kangoo Jumps. Can you visualize the elongation-compression-elongation reactions of the balloon? Each cell in your body is similar to a small balloon filled with a liquid, called cytoplasm. Rebounding puts all your cells gently under stress, reinforcing and revitalizing them. It's like getting each one of your cells to do pushups. Thus you reinforce simultaneously the sixty trillion cells of your body, all your organs and all your muscles.


Scientific studies, made by NASA, show that rebound exercise is the most efficient, effective and pleasant exercise ever devised.
On the other hand, most of us are unaware that our body contains four times more lymph than blood. The lymphatic system has no heart like pump but only relies on your body's movements associated with gravitational forces for lymph circulation. Kangoo Jumps maximize this process, with each bounce.

The good news is that you don't need to make strenuous exercise to achieve astonishing results. A few minutes a day, at your own personal pace of comfort, will do. And you will enjoy it: Kangoo Jumps provide so much fun!

A Home Fitness and Weight Loss video as well as music CD with appropriate rhythms (BPM) are available to stimulate you to achieve your goals.
What cell training with Kangoo Jumps can do for you:

- Develops all your muscles, shaping your body naturally
- Reduces your excess fat / weight rapidly and safely
- Prevents cardiovascular problems
- Reverses or slows the aging process (for instance: firms your skin, maintains or restores your bone and muscle mass)
- Prevents or corrects many health problems
- Induces euphoria (thus fights depression) and reduces mental stress
- Revitalizes your vision (program available)
- Maximizes your vitality
- Stimulates your lymphatic system thus:

cleans your cells, eliminating the damaging toxins
reinforces your immune system
balances your metabolism

Are Kangoo Jumps the only means of rebound Exercise?

You could also use a trampoline; however the trampoline is stationary. Kangoo Jumps are a revolutionary concept that allow total freedom of movement.

For information on more benefits of rebound exercise, refer to the following books:
- Jumping For Health, from Dr Morton Walker (Avery Publishing Grp, N.Y.)
- The Miracles of Rebound Exercise, from Albert Carter (A.L.M. Publishers)


Increase Bone Density (fight osteoroposis)

Rebounding in Kangoo Jumps stimulates osteoblastic bone rebuilding activity in the vertebral bodies and weight-bearing osseous structures of the pelvis and lower extremities. This is essential in the prevention of osteoporosis, especially in women. Kangoo Jumps provide individuals with a cutting edge comprehensive conditioning and rehabilitation system that is safe and effective.

Within only 2 weeks of stay in outer space, astronauts lose as much as 15% of their bone and muscle mass, as a result of the absence of gravity. Consequently, N.A.S.A. had to investigate how to reverse the process. Finally their studies came to the conclusion that "rebound exercise is the most effective and efficient form of exercise ever devised by man"

See N.A.S.A. study
Strengthen Your Spine. Eliminate most back pain

Kangoo Jumps, due to the inherent nature of their design, encourage  proper posture in order to maintain balance and coordination while performing aerobic exercises or running. The balance involved while using Kangoo Jumps, which is very safe and easily mastered, stimulates the spinal and extremity joint mechanoreceptors which are essential for proper balance and proprioceptive skills. Pronation and supination are greatly reduced due to the fact that foot placement is dynamically influenced by balance which forces the patient into a conscious gait pattern.

Rebounding with Kangoo Jumps has a positive influence on spinal and intervertebral disc health by providing maximum spinal imbibition. This, of course, is essential for the proper transfer of nutrients into the disc and the removal of metabolic waste products out of the disc, thereby maintaining and restoring intervertebral health and function.
Dr. David Love, D.C. - Capitola, California
Help fight depression & stress

It is a fact, stated over and over, that Kangoo Jumps Induce an immediate state of euphoria:
When anyone gets on Kangoo Jumps, you can observe an almost immediate big smile, expressing total happiness. This is because KJ awaken the inner child and induce a state of euphoria (which can be explained by the fast release of endorphins - called the hormone of happiness). Kangoo Jumps are an excellent remedy to depression!

Dr. Morton Walker, in his book "Jumping for Health", pages 82-91, describes 30 Specific Anti-stress Benefits of Rebounding (Avery Publishing Group Inc., New York).
Promote ideal postural alignment and balance

Many practitioners report that the majority of their patients have very poor posture due to many factors which include the impact of sitting at computers, TV and other sedentary life style issues. There are also certain postural conditions associated with specific sport activities such as cycling, etc. Poor posture can have a negative effect on an individual's health. Using Kangoo Jumps assures ideal posture by forcing your foot placement to be at the best possible angle directly below the pelvic girdle that ultimately supports the alignment of the whole body.
Many customers report that they breathe in such a way to fill their lungs to capacity when using Kangoo Jumps providing thus more oxygen for the brain, muscles, etc., to function at an optimal level. Some benefits that customers report are that they have more energy, faster response time to stimuli, longer attention span and that they feel more vibrant and alive.

Balance is an important issue and has become a frequent complaint from patients while speaking with their practitioner. Again, a more sedentary life style has influenced this issue. Consistent movement with properties that are identified as "Proprioceptive" is necessary to assure proper balance. Proprioceptive activity is defined as stimulating the spine and harmonizing all of the mechanoreceptors located in your extremity. Kangoo Jumps assure that optimum "balance" occurs in a safe and effective manner for individuals of all ages and activity levels.

KJ correct posture and naturally realign the body

Because of the rounded shape of their soles, Kangoo Jumps naturally prevents you from adopting bad postures. You automatically align your body in order to keep your balance.
Wits University in Johannesburg - South Africa, is in the process of conducting the most comprehensive study ever made with Kangoo Jumps (testing about 800 parameters!). The section on body posture is already finished. It shows pictures of reference subjects, before starting the KJ program and 3 months after. The differences are amazing!
A large portion of the population has chronic back pain, which, in most cases, is due to a bad posture. The  use of Kangoo Jumps will in most cases eliminate (or at least alleviate) the pain and prevent it from recurring.

Correct supination and pronation:

Most of us either pronate or supinate, to some degree. Look at the soles of your shoes: if the inner side is more worn, you pronate. If it is the outside portion, you supinate. When running, supination or pronation creates a rotation movement in your ankles and knees, which can become painful and create lesions.
A Swiss chiropodist scientific study shows that Kangoo Jumps correct pronation and supination conditions, however especially when the problem originates from the lower leg. This is quite logical to understand: Kangoo Jumps are about 6 inches higher than normal shoes and the soles are laterally flat. When you don’t land flat with the sole, you get the impression that you might twist our ankle. So we instinctively correct the foot position. However, when the problem originates from the upper leg (knee, hip), KJ cannot fully correct the condition.
by Dr. Morton Walker and Albert E. Carter
Rebounding is an exercise that reduces your body fat; firms your arms, legs, thighs, abdomen, and hips; increases your agility; strengthens your muscles overall; provides an aerobic effect for your heart; rejuvenates your body when it's tired, and generally puts you in a state of health and fitness. In fact, there are at least 33 health advantages of regular rebounding, including the following:

1.    It provides an increased G-force (gravitational load), which strengthens the musculoskeletal systems.
2.    It protects the joints from the chronic fatigue delivered by exercising on hard surfaces.
3.    It helps manage body composition and improves muscle-to-fat ratio.
4.    It increases capacity for respiration.
5.    It circulates more oxygen to the tissues.
6.    It establishes a better equilibrium between the oxygen required by the tissues and the oxygen made available.
7.    It aids lymphatic circulation by stimulating the millions of one-way valves in the lymphatic system.
8.    It tends to reduce the height to which the arterial pressures rise during exertion.
9.    It lessens the time during which blood pressure remains abnormal after severe activity.
10.    It assists in the rehabilitation of a heart problem.
11.    It increases the functional activity of the red bone marrow in the production of red blood cells.
12.    It improves resting metabolic rate so that more calories are burned for hours after exercise.
13.    It causes muscles to perform work in moving fluids through the body to lighten the heart's load.
14.    It decreases the volume of blood pooling in the veins of the cardiovascular system preventing chronic edema.
15.    It encourages collateral circulation by increasing the capillary count in the muscles and decreasing the distance between the capillaries and the target cells.
16.    It strengthens the heart and other muscles in the body so that they work more efficiently.
17.    It allows the resting heart to beat less often.
18.    It lowers circulating cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
19.    It lowers low-density lipoprotein (bad) and increases high-density lipoprotein (good) within the blood holding off the incidence of coronary artery disease.
20.    It promotes tissue repair.
21.    It increases the mitochondria count within the muscle cells, essential for endurance.
22.    It adds to the alkaline reserve of the body, which may be of significance in an emergency requiring prolonged effort.
23.    It improves coordination between the propreoceptors in the joints, the transmission of nerve impulses to and from the brain, transmission of nerve impulses and responsiveness of the muscle fibers.
24.    It improves the brain's responsiveness to the vestibular apparatus within the inner ear, thus improving balance.
25.    It offers relief from neck and back pains, headaches, and other pain caused by lack of exercise.
26.    It enhances digestion and elimination processes.
27.    It allows for deeper and easier relaxation and sleep.
28.    It results in better mental performance, with keener learning processes.
29.    It curtails fatigue and menstrual discomfort for women.
30.    It minimizes the number of colds, allergies, digestive disturbances, and abdominal problems.
31.    It tends to slow down atrophy in the aging process.
32.    It is an effective modality by which the user gains a sense of control and an improved self-image.
33.    It is enjoyable!
People who rebound find they are able to work longer, sleep better, and feel less tense and nervous. The effect is not just psychological, because the action of bouncing up and down against gravity, without trauma to the musculoskeletal system, is one of the most beneficial aerobic exercises ever developed.

For more information refer to the following books:
-    Jumping for Health by Dr. Morton Walker - Avery Publishing, Garden City Park, New York
-    The Miracles of Rebound Exercise by Albert Carter - American Institute of Reboundology

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