Posted on April 6, 2012


Now, the trend is because of inline skates wheels arranged in a row

While still small, you never drove on the highway with the use of roller skates? Now, with the family, it never hurts to continue that hobby. Maybe you can take advantage of car free day four times a month. Or it could be cycling around the house, if the road is pretty smooth.

First skates made up of two wheels at the rear and two in front, so often called quad skates. Now, the trend is in-line skates for wheels arranged in a row. Number of wheels ranges from two to five.

According to the study, playing in-line skates have many health benefits:

A healthy heart

For aerobic activities play in-line skates to increase blood flow and oxygen throughout the body. In-line skates to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, such as high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke.

Burn more calories

Aerobic exercises such as in-line skates burn more calories than anaerobic exercise, like weightlifting. People with 70 kg body weight can burn 913 calories per hour when playing in-line skates. Compare to 8 km in a jog to burn 584 calories is only 277 calories or just along the road for 5.5 miles per hour.

Balance and coordination

In-line skates to help improve balance and coordination, so that it will prevent you from easily falling and injury. Many factors contribute to poor balance and coordination, including injury to the joints / ligaments / tendons / muscles, the age of aging, and diseases such as arthritis and osteoporosis. Adding in-line skates in the exercise program will be a fun way to practice coordination.


– If you’ve never skated before or have medical conditions such as osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes, should consult a doctor before the first skate with the intention to improve fitness.

– Avoid playing on the road until you have advanced. Try playing in the park away from the road or in the driveway.

– Always check the condition of skates before use. Make sure nothing is worn wheels.

– Always wear safety equipment, ie helmets and elbow and knee protectors.

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