Monthly Archives: January 2012

Trampolines help fight childhood obesity

On occasions I have been taken to task by parents who claim that trampolines are dangerous and told “my children will never have one!”.   I am always amazed at parents who take this view and my reply is to refer … Continue reading

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WIN a Trampoline with Go Ape community

We’ve teamed up with the gorillas at Go Ape, who operate tree top adventures across the UK and now in the USA aswell, to offer one of their lucky tribe a chance to win an 8ft Atlantic trampoline set.   The … Continue reading

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How much space do I need for a trampoline?

The good news is you probably need less space than you think. Atlantic Trampolines offer a range of sizes from 6ft diameter to 15ft diameter. These are all round trampolines which have been shown to be the safest for use … Continue reading

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A great new product but keep a lid on it!

As a parent do you ever see your little ones staring through the window at the rain outside, wishing it would stop so they can go out and play on their trampoline? The Great British weather lets us down so … Continue reading

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Trampolines can help with Vitamin D deficiency

A recent report has indicated that one quarter of toddlers in the UK are lacking vitamin D.   A consultant paediatrician, Dr Benjamin Jacobs, told BBC Breakfast that the hospital saw about one severe case each month of rickets – softening of … Continue reading

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Trampolines should be tied down in stormy weather says AA Insurance

Recent storms have led to a large increase in the number of insurance claims compared with this time last year according to AA Insurance. Simon Douglas, a director of AA Insurance, said the most common claims were for damage caused by … Continue reading

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Trampoline siting – or where to put your trampoline in the garden

Trampolines are now a very popular feature of many gardens but how much thought is applied to where they are best positioned?  In this article I aim to cover the main points that need to be considered when siting your … Continue reading

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How to recycle your Garden Trampoline

If your trampoline was damaged beyond economic repair in the recent storms you might have some imaginative ways to recycle the trampoline and the parts that are undamaged.  This photo shows an innovative idea which makes use of the trampoline frame ring, … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Trampoline called Atlantic

A close friend pointed out to me recently why exercise on a trampoline is so much more fun and enjoyable than exercising in other ways.   The reason is related to another comment someone made to me a few years ago … Continue reading

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Study indicates junk food in schools is not main issue in childhood obesity problem

The proportion of children who are obese has risen significantly over the last 30 years.  A comination of factors are cited as the cause including poor diet, over eating, lack of physical exercise plus the increasing use of computers and … Continue reading

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