Top 5 Mini Trampoline and Fitness Rebounder

Do I need a Mini Trampoline for home gym?

You might think of your childhood or jumping kids when you hear the word 'trampoline.' The trampoline is indeed the best friend of kids. But you might think trampoline again once you know jumping on the trampoline is more effective cardio than walking. 

It is not only effective as cardio but also low-impact exercise for people who have a joint issue or back pain.  Mini size trampoline (aka rebounder) takes up only a small amount of space, and a lot of mini-trampolines are foldable for space-saving.

Let's take a look at the top 5 mini trampoline recommendations from Home Gym Mania.

Product

Product Name

Rating

Price

Bellicon classic 39”

BCAN 40" Foldable Mini Trampoline with adjustable handle

JumpSport 250 silent cardio rebounder

Sportplus Quiet Miniature Indoor Rebounder

Stamina 38inch Intone Plus Rebounder

1. Bellicon Classic 39”

Brand / Model

Bellicon Classic 39”

Size(Frame Diameter)

39”

Size(Actual Jumping Space)

27”

System

Custom Strength Bungee

Foldable

No

Safety Pad

No

Max. Load

440 lbs

Warranty

Frame: lifetime

Mat: 5 years

Bungees: 1 year

Bellicon Classic Mini Trampoline is the most expensive option of all. But it is German made and the quality is the top. If you are looking for mini size trampoline for your home gym, 39” Bellicon is the one. It has various range of strength bungees by user weight and purpose. So you can choose customized strength of bungees based on your body weight.


There are two options for the legs. One is screw-in, and the other is fold-up. Fold-up legs are good for space-saving, but screw-in is more stable and sturdy.


Their warranty is also the best. The only shortfall is an expensive price tag. But if you have a budget and looking for the best quality product, this is the one for you.

Pros

  • Best Quality
  • Quiet because of Bungees
  • Custom Formulated Bungee Strength
  • Arrives Fully Assembled
  • 30 day Free Trial for Bellicon Online Workout

Cons

  • Expensive

2. BCAN 40" Foldable Mini Trampoline with adjustable handle

Brand / Model

BCAN 40" Foldable Mini Trampoline with adjustable handle

Size(Frame Diameter)

40”

Size(Actual Jumping Space)

28”

System

Closed Steel Spring

Handle Height

32”-42”(4different level)

Foldable

Yes (folded twice)

Safety Pad

Oxford

Max. Load

330 lbs

Warranty

1 year

The most noticeable thing about BCAN 40” foldable mini trampoline is that it can be folded twice, so the size can be reduced to 1/4. You can easily store it under your bed or easily fit in your car trunk. Also, it has adjustable handles for a more stable workout.


BCAN rebounder is equipped with traditional springs. Depending on personal preference, some people may not like the noise from the springs. But the fact that it can be folded twice and comes with an adjustable height handle gives you an advantage over other products.

Pros

  • Adjustable foam Handle
  • Foldable to 1/4 size
  • Safe Closed Steel Spring

Cons

  • Spring can be noisy
  • Be cautious when open or fold it

3. JumpSport 250 silent cardio rebounder

Brand / Model

JumpSport 250 silent cardio rebounder

Size(Frame Diameter)

39”

Size(Actual Jumping Space)

24.5”

System

Bungee

Handle

Sold Separately

Foldable

No

Safety Pad

Padded Petal Mat

Max. Load

250 lbs

Warranty

Frame, Leg: Lifetime

Mat, Cords: 2 years

The most noticeable point of JumpSport 250 silent rebounder is arched legs which give users maximum stability by preventing flip over. Its premium bungees called EnduroLast 2 elastic cords are tested to millions of bounces.


JumpSport 250 has a large petal mat that covers bungees for safety. The package comes with 60 days of free trial online workout and a DVD to guide you to an enjoyable workout.

Pros

  • Silent with Premium Bungees
  • Stable Patented Arched Legs
  • 60days Free Trial Online Workout
  • JumpSport Basic DVD
  • Almost fully Assembled

Cons

  • Bungees need to be replaced after using some time

4. Sportplus Quiet Miniature Indoor Rebounder

Brand / Model

Sportplus Quiet Miniature Indoor Rebounder

Size(Frame Diameter)

43”

Size(Actual Jumping Space)

32”

System

Bungee

Handle Height

33”-47” (T-shape)

Foldable

No

Safety Pad

Yes

Max. Load

286lbs

Warranty

1 year

Sportplus quiet mini rebounder has a unique hexagonal shape whereas the usual trampoline has a circle shape. Also, the T-shape handle takes up less space than the usual shape of the handle.


With an adjustable and removable handle, you can enjoy a stable and safe rebound exercise. It’s bungee cords make it possible for silent training without spring noise.

Pros

  • Near Silent with Bungee
  • Convenient T-shape adjustable handle

Cons

  • Bungees need to be replaced after using some time

5. Stamina 38inch Intone Plus Rebounder

Brand / Model

Stamina 38inch Intone Plus Rebounder

Size(Frame Diameter)

38”

System

Bungee

Foldable

Yes

Safety Pad

Yes

Resistance Band

Yes

Electronic Meter

Yes

Max. Load

250lbs

Stamina 38inch Intone Plus Rebounder has several unique accessories that come with it. It comes with a resistance tube band which can multiply variation of your rebound workout. Also, it has an electronic fitness monitor that can track jumps per minute, workout time, calories burned.


It can be folded to save space, but some users reported injuries when folding the trampoline. So you need to be careful when folding it.

Pros

  • Two Resistance Tube included
  • Electronic Fitness Monitor included

Cons

  • Be cautious when open or fold it
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Buyers Guide


1. Spring or Bungee?

The rebound system is one of the most important factors when choosing a mini trampoline for indoor rebounding exercise. A lot of products offer bungee system because it does not involve noise from spring trampoline. But if you don’t mind the noise and prefer the bounce from traditional spring, then look for the products with spring.

2. Safety Pad

Usually, there is a gap between the rebounding surface and the frame. This space is filled with either springs or bungee cords. Users need to be cautious about land within a safe area of the trampoline. Many products do offer cover for this area to prevent possible injuries.

3. Handle Bar

If you need extra stability for jumping exercise. The handlebar can definitely increase the stability of your workout. There are lots of products that offer an adjustable handle height. The handlebar can increase not only stability but also a variety of workouts.

4. Maximum Load

As a trampoline is directly related to the user’s body weight, it is important to take a look at the maximum load of the product. Also, the trampoline such as Bellicon offers various strengths of bungees, so users can choose customized strength of bungees based on their body weight.

FAQ


1. Is rebounding better than walking?

Usually rebounding burns more calories than walking in the same amount of time. Also rebounding exercises are a low impact on the joint. So even though you have a joint issue, a rebounding workout is highly recommended.

2. What size mini trampoline should I get?

Usually, the so-called ‘mini-trampoline’ has a diameter from 38 inches to 55 inches. For indoor use, compacter is better. But note that usually, the actual rebound surface area is smaller than frame size. For example, when the product mention size as 38 inches, the actual rebound surface diameter is roughly 10 inches smaller because of the spring or bungee connection area.

3. Are mini trampolines safe for seniors?

The answer is yes. Trampoline exercise is a low-impact exercise for the joints. Studies show that it can effectively increase the balance to prevent falls too.

4. Does rebounding cause sagging skin?

Many people worry about sagging skin when considering rebounding exercise. But rebounding workout makes your skin healthier by restrengthening muscle which supports the skin.