It’s hard to believe how healthy roller skating can be, since it’s such a fun activity. If you hate boring and repetitive exercises, but would like to be more active in life, roller skating might be perfect for you! Check out these great health benefits of roller skating:
High Caloric Burn
Roller skating is actually one of the best aerobic exercises which involves most of the body’s muscles, being especially good for the heart. Roller skating for just one hour can burn between 300 and 600 calories!
Skating causes 50% less impact on your joints than jogging, with the same health benefits. With skating, you won’t experience ankle and knee issue because your feet won’t repeatedly hit the ground. Skating is a much more fluid activity that can actually strengthen your muscles, knees, ankles and hips.
Roller skating involves most of the major muscle groups. Legs and glutes through various rotation movements; arms, core and lower-back muscles through balancing body during movement. It’s also great for improving coordination and agility.
It’s hard being in a bad mood when you’re skating with friends (or by yourself!), lights and music. Skating will enhance mental clarity and strengthen the mind-body connection, making you relaxed and stress-free.