Highest Jumping Animals

We all know there are human beings who can jump to great heights. We see them in the Olympics and other arenas, enchanting us with their superior athletic ability. But have we ever thought about animals that can jump that high? Here are a few of the animals in the animal kingdom who can jump […]

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Benefits of Being Upside Down

As weird as it sounds, there are actually a wide variety of benefits for spending time upside down. The following are three examples of benefits you may need in your life. Benefit #1: A Clear and Better Focused Mind You first benefit from a refreshed blood flow to the brain. Instead of gravity pulling most […]

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Health Benefits of Jumping

You may think that jumping on the bed or on a trampoline is just for kids, but recent research has shown that jumping can actually improve your physical and mental health. You do not have to jump on a trampoline in order to get your jumping in; you can jump using a jump rope just […]

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Why Your Kids Need to Jump Into a Pile of Leaves

We all remember this scene playing out as children; the weather would change the temperature outside would drop and the leaves on the big tree in the back yard would turn yellow or red and fall to the ground.  This was the outside play date opportunity of the year.  Hundreds of leafs lying around just […]

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“Jump” starting your Metabolism

The word itself seems to send most middle-aged individuals into a frenzy of memories of what they used to be and how they did it. Building molecular structures from nutrients and then breaking them down for nutrients is a simple explanation of the process we call Metabolism. This occurs when we utilize nutrients we eat […]

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Why Is Jumping Good for your Heart?

“I like coffee, I like tea I like so and so to jump with me!” Long gone it seems are the days that we would recite child rhymes. So too have a lot of the activities that we made up with the rhymes. The particular one happens to be a rhyme for double scotch jump […]

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How High Could NBA Players Dunk?

How aggravating is it to watch an NBA player take a light jump 8 feet from the hoop, travel effortlessly through the air and deliver the ball to the net in one glorious motion, scoring an easy two points? You flip out in excitement and jealousy every time. They do it with ease, even finesse. […]

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Just How High and Far Can Humans Jump?

Now that the Olympics are starting up, let’s take a look at some of the seriously impressive jumping that happens during the games! Olympic athletes show us the true potential that we as humans have, and are capable of doing truly awesome feats! Here are the current world records for the High Jump and Long […]

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What Muscles do We Use to Jump?

Jumping is an activity that we do often without thinking- as it is a natural thing for us to do. Most of us understand how to jump instinctively, without fully realizing the complex series of functions that happen in our bodies in a millisecond as we do. Here are the basic muscles that are worked […]

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