Bungee workout is a mix of dance and fitness training as well as a bit of acrobatic fun. Participants wear a hip harness which goes through both legs and around the waist and clips onto a bungee cord suspended from the ceiling. There are various bungee cords based on a person’s weight, height and strength.
Bungee Fit in Nottingham is described as a cardio workout while attached to a bungee cord and gives people a sense of floating.
Instructor Kat Bailey, who has a PhD in psychology, gave up academia to pursue pole dancing and competing at a national level before turning to fitness training. It is a new kind of class inspired by her baby’s bouncer.
She describes it bungee fitness as “a whole new type of flying”, inspired by watching her son in his baby bouncer.
At first people tend to be a little apprehensive. But if you don’t get your hands down you will just glide over the floor. It’s safe. They teach in baby steps because diving down to the floor isn’t something you do everyday.
Make sure that you take a video of it while doing. When you can actually see what you are doing, it’s a different feeling when you are actually in it and doing it, but when you see it on video it’s something to be proud of.
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