Roller Skating combines fitness and fun for all ages. It is a fun activity, and it is good for your health. Roller skating is also a great way to spend time together as a family. Skating is the perfect choice for getting your kids off the couch and active. It doesn’t seem like exercise, but it actually is. This activity is great for getting the heart rate up and the blood flowing. And the best thing? That’s just the beginning of the benefits.
Low Impact Exercise
Roller skating is a low-impact exercise and it is easy on joints. You will get a great aerobic workout with less stress on the joints. Skating is a great source for burning calories. You can burn up to 600 calories per hour, depending on how enthusiastic you are on the rink. Skating is just as good as jogging or cycling. It builds leg strength and reduces body fat. It also involves all the major muscle groups. This is key in weight control.
Build Your Strength & Balance
Besides the general exercise benefits, skating can do even more for you and your health. When you skate you are improving your strength. You will find yourself getting stronger. It is also great for improving and increasing your balance. You will also find that it will improve your coordination and flexibility. If you skate often you will also see and improvement in your agility.
Another aspect of health is the mind and soul. Skating is a great way to relieve tension. Stress has a huge impact on health and finding an outlet for it the key to good health. It is also good at building your enthusiasm and confidence. Roller skating can provide the opportunity to socialize. Being social is great for your health, and socializing makes getting adequate exercise easier. No one wants to continue something if they are alone or bored. And finally, it just makes you happy.
We invite you, your friends and family to come skate at Rollhaven’s Flint, Owosso and Flushing locations. Come in during any of the various schedules, such as the all-day skate, or plan a party. Have questions? Contact us at (434) 239-6411.