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From Ancient Greece to Suburban NJ: Swing Sets Throughout History

Wooden Swing Set
August 30, 2018

The next time you see your kids enjoying themselves on the wooden swing set or sliding board at your local playground, think of Charles Wicksteed. Wicksteed was a British engineer whose company built the first commercial playground in 1921, fashioning swings from the pipes in his factory. In 2013, a couple in the UK found one of those swing sets... View Article

Three More Exercises You Can Do on a Trampoline


August 30, 2018

If you have a trampoline in your backyard, you have a great tool for burning calories. 160 calories, to be exact. That’s how much you’ll burn by spending 30-minutes on your trampolines, NJ exercise enthusiasts. “You’ll get an amazing workout and it’s so much fun,” fitness consultant and trainer Basheerah Ahmad tells WebMD.