The Benefits of Roller-Skating

The popularity of roller-skating has really escalated over the past decade. Coincidentally childhood obesity has risen as well. Roller-skating does have a little secret that nobody ever really talks about. Roller-skating is actually a wonderful way to get in your daily exercise without having to hit the gym.

Roller-skating is ranked among the best aerobic exercises according to the American Heart Association. Roller-skating is a workout that involves all of the body’s muscles, especially the heart. The National Institute for Fitness and Sports claims that roller-skating works most of the major muscle groups: glutes, quads, abdomen, calves and arms! The AHA claims that roller-skating is equivalent to a biking or jogging workout. 

The best part of roller-skating is that it is a great aerobic workout and fun at the same time. Most people who do quit their exercise routine is because of boredom. Skating to good music is anything but boring!

Come out to Sparkles Family Fun Centers and enjoy a fun way for the whole family to stay healthy!

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