Jacob Mackay

Jacob Mackay

Hi, I'm Jacob Mackay. I work as a structural engineer currently based in Tampa, Florida. Trampolines have brought a ton of fun to my family and now I wish to pay it forward through this blog. You will find a trove of well-researched articles that will help you choose the best trampolines, how to use them safely, as well as pick up a few tricks that will impress your friends and family! Connect with me on LinkedIn or learn more about Trampoline Junction!

Is Jumping on a Trampoline Bad for Your Back?

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Jumping on a trampoline is not bad for your back, but you should not overdo it as it can cause stress on your intervertebral discs. If you have an existing back issue such as a herniated disc, you should consult your medical professional for advice first.

Do Trampolines Need to Be Anchored?

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Do trampolines need to be anchored? There are a few ways to anchor your trampoline. The first method is to use an anchoring kit, usually from the manufacturer. The other method is to use tie down wind stakes, similar to how you would secure a tent.

21 Health Benefits of Rebounding

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Rebounding might seem like a basic and perhaps, cringe-looking activity, but did you know there are a ton of benefits? In this post, I will be sharing with you the top 21 benefits of rebounding.

How Much Weight Can a Trampoline Hold?

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How much weight can a trampoline hold? A standard round trampoline that measures 10 feet across usually has a weight limit of about 250 pounds while a 12 feet round trampoline usually supports up to 350 pounds. Standard 12 feet rectangular trampolines can hold 250 pounds while those that measure 16 feet across can hold up to 400 pounds.
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