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Cardio Exercises - Skating

Cardio Exercises - SkatingThe following is a short description, the targeted body muscles/areas, and suggested ways to incorporate skating in your fitness plan. Keep in mind that the more times you do this Cardio Exercise in a week, the higher your health benefits will be.

Skating
Skating can be excellent for enhancing your cardiovascular fitness, toning your legs, and burning calories - given that you become skilled enough to skate quickly, fluidly, and aggressively.

The fastest growing sport of the past decade is In-line Skating. In-line skating or rollerblading has been shown to burn more calories than cycling and almost as much as running. And because you're gliding rather than pounding the pavement, this cardio exercise produces less than half the impact to your joints than running. In-line skating is not only great for the lower body, it's also fun and convenient.

Targeted Fitness Goals: tones legs; strengthens your quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes and lower back muscles. If you pump your arms vigorously as you go, you'll benefit your shoulders and upper arms as well. You'll burn about 400 calories an hour by skating at a rather leisurely pace.

Incorporate Skating in your Fitness Plan: Skate for 20-30 minutes, 3-5 days a week.


Keep in mind that the more times you do this Cardio Exercise in a week, the higher your health benefits will be.

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