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Inline Skating Fitness Workout

Inline Skating Workout

Modern Roller-Blading

Inline skating is similar to old-fashioned roller-blading, except the skates are like ice skates with a series of wheels and a break at the back of the boot. Inline skating is a good way to burn calories and reduce fat on thighs. Best of all, it’s great fun! Inline skating helps relieve stress and many people report a great feeling of physical ‘freedom’ during a skating session.

How Does Inline Skating Help Weight Loss?

Inline skating burns as much body fat and calories as treadmill running, stepping or rowing - but it is arguably much more fun. It provides a cardiovascular workout comparable to running, without stressing the joints. Inline skating tones and strengthens the lower body and torso, including the calves, thighs, butt (glutes, quads) and to a lesser degree the stomach (abs).

How Many Calories Does Inline Skating Burn?

30 minutes burns about 170-240 calories. [This is based on a 150-pound woman. If you weigh more, you’ll burn extra calories; if you weigh less, you’ll burn fewer calories.]

How Often Should I Skate For Optimum Weight Loss?

Beginner
Skate for 20 minutes, alternating between 10 slow and 10 fast strides.

Medium
Skate for 40 minutes, alternating between 10 slow, 10 fast strides, 20 fast strides and 20 slow strides.

Advanced
Skate for 60 minutes using shorter and fast strides combined.

How To Start Inline Skating

Learn the basic movements – for example braking is important and difficult for some people to learn. Consider signing up for a course to learn the proper techniques, it may save you a lot of bruises. Find a smooth surface with no traffic to practice, maybe an empty parking lot. Many people who ice skate, find the transition to inline skating relatively easy.

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