KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): Did you know a 30-minute jumping session on a trampoline can burn about 200-300 calories?
Participants at EdgeProp + Berjaya Land Fitness, Fruits and Fun Day at Berjaya Property Gallery in Bukit Jalil here had a jumpstart to the day with a trampoline session by Jumping Fitness Malaysia, led by its founder and general manager, Ritchie Lee.
The fun and high-intensity exercise, involves a series of body movements like running on the spot, stretching, hopping and more. Balance is important and the exercise also engages the core muscles.
Participants could also obtain a free body composition test provided by InBody Asia. InBody Asia managing director Erica Kim gave a talk explaining the benefits of knowing your body composition.
Another highlight of today's event was a talk on how to prevent and manage back pain by physiotherapist Carolynn Hum.
“Lower back pain is a very common health problem worldwide. It affects 40% of people at some point of their lives,” said Hum during the talk.
She explained that back pain can be classified as acute, sub-acute or chronic, depending on the duration of the pain.
The event ended with some lucky participants going home with prizes such as movie vouchers, Jumping Fitness Malaysia passes and XiaoMi Mi Fit Band 4s.
One of the participants, Grace Thye said: “Fitness is very important, especially for Malaysians as some of us tend to lead unhealthy lifestyles. And the trampoline session was very fun and exhilarating too!”
The participants also had the opportunity to check out Berjaya Land's The Tropika show units at the property gallery.
The Tropika @ Bukit Jalil is a unique nature-inspired mixed lifestyle development comprising residential and commercial components. The freehold project spans 6.5 acres with four residential towers. Priced from RM575,800, the units have built-ups from 732 sq ft to 1,318 sq ft.
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