A few months ago, I read an article about a trampoline class called SkyRobics. At the time, it was peak training for the Pittsburgh Marathon and wasn't about to risk a silly injury, and it has taken this long for me to find the time to finally try it out! The Oaks, PA location of Sky Zone offers a fitness class each day of the week, with two classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
My friend Jackie and I took the hour-long fitness class this past Sunday - WHAT A BLAST! When we arrived, we traded in our sneakers for some trampoline shoes - these shoes were the ultimate high tops! We started out the class with a 10-minute warmup, where we jumped around on our own personal trampoline. Once we were warmed up, we all lined up on one side of the giant trampoline area and did some drills up and back on the trampolines. We "rounced" (a mix of running and bouncing) and we bunny-hopped, and while we were waiting for our turn, we did some strength training exercises off to the side. We finished up the class back on our personal trampoline where we did some full-body intervals.
By the end of the class, we were super sweaty! I definitely felt like I got a great workout. Do I think I burned 1000 calories, like they advertise? Absolutely not, but it was fun and offered a great variety to my fitness routine. I'd definitely go back! While taking the class, I suspected I was using a lot of core muscles to control my jumping, but the next day my quads were SUPER sore!!
Have you ever been to an indoor trampoline park?
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