Roller Skating works most muscle groups, including glutes, quads, abs, calves and arms.
30 minutes of roller skating produces a heart rate of at least 148 beats per minute.
Roller skating stresses joints 50% less than running.
Skating is actually safer than playgrounds, bicycling, basketball, baseball and football.
Active people save $500 a year in medical costs. That’s $2K for a family of four.
You could be burning 600 calories by going 10 mph on skates.
The President’s Council on Physical Fitness recommends that youth ages 6 – 17 exercise 30 minutes or more at least 5 days per week. The American Heart Association lists roller skating as one of the best aerobic exercises.
Did you know that some of the biggest celebrities roller skate?
Here are just a few…
The Obama Family
Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale
*Adapted from a brochure created by Roller Skating Association.