Skating is fun. For the majority of people, however, skating is left for the holidays and the teenagers who love adventure and the adrenaline rush of teaching themselves new places they can pass with their skates. However, no matter what age you are and who you are, roller skating can be very beneficial to your health. The best part is that you can do it anywhere, even in your own neighborhood.
- It is a fun way to lose weight
Most people do not like going to the gym because there you find people with almost perfect bodies. You also find people who are used to working out and so they are doing extreme exercises. If you were to try working out like them, the next day you will have pains everywhere. With roller- skating however, you get the guarantee of losing anywhere between 5 and 10 pounds every minute you are skating. It is also fun because you get to keep off all those joint pains other forms of exercising bring.
- You have a great mood
One thing you will never see is a woman in womens outdoor roller skates frowning. People who skate have great moods and are always smiling. Because feeling the sunlight on your face and the music you are listening too are just enough to cheer you up. Adding the health benefit, the freedom, and youthful feeling you get while roller- skating, you will be in great moods. Roller- skating also increases the release of serotonin in the brain, which keeps you feeling jovial and stress free.
- You get stronger muscles
Skating works out your arms and legs and gives your muscles more strength through movement and your core is also strengthened as you attempt to balance your body. As you move, your glutes are strengthened and more fat is burnt. You will also lose some of that stubborn belly fat because your core is also working out. It is among the few ways you can exercise most parts of your body at the same time.
- It is a great form of aerobics and it strengthens your heart
Like jogging and swimming, skating is also a great form of aerobics you can do every day to strengthen your heart. According to scientists, skating even at low speeds increases your heartbeats to levels ranging anywhere from 140- 160 beats per minute. This is show to improve your cardiovascular system allowing you to have a lot of energy.