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Skating/blading Tips - Pick your skates by Skaters .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm Aggressive skates. These are durable recreational skates with small wheels and grind plates to protect the skate when doing aggressive stunts Artistic skates. These have boots like those on figure skates, and as few as 3 small wheels for maximum maneuverability, smoother turns, and spinning Avoid cheap skates. If you want to enjoy the t ... Read on »
Skating/blading Tips - At the skate park by Skaters .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm Don 't get in the way. Don't drop in the ramp until you are sure you are not in the way of others Get up fast. If you fall and you are not injured, get up and get out of the way as fast as you can Let your skating do the talking. At the skate park, don't brag about how great you are! Try a skate park. Find a skate park that has o ... Read on »
Skating/blading Tips - Reasons to skate by Skaters .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm 1 Comment Reasons to skate 1: Its invigorating, and provides mental serenity. Reasons to skate 2: It firms up your buttocks and thighs. Reasons to skate 3: For the love of it. Reasons to skate 4: Becaues it frees you. Reasons to skate 5: Inline skating is social. Reasons to skate 6: It clears the air. Reduce your carbon footprint when ... Read on »
Doctor Quits A Medical Career to Pursue His Passion-Skating on the Boardwalk-Slomo A Really Neat Documentary by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 09 Apr 2014 3:59am What a nice break from statistics…and great a documentary here.  The doctor grew up in North Carolina and was a very successful doctor with neurology and psychology.   He developed an “eye” disease and had to make some changes.  When you see him on his roller skates you would never think doctor. He said he was lost in a rational world.  He ... Read on »
Health Benefits of Roller Skating by Niyaprakash Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 1:18pm Roller skates are devices worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along on wheels. Roller skating is the traveling on smooth terrain with roller skates. It is a form of recreation as well as a sport, and can also be a form of transportation. Skates generally come in two basic varieties: quad roller skates and inline skates or blades, t ... Read on »
Skating Through Life by CherylMillerVille Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 14 Apr 2011 8:26pm I had one of those days today when things came together – nothing spectacular – but things came together.  After a quick walk with Toby on the levee before the storm hit, I got a memory flash of roller skating when I was a kid.  I was OK on skates but because I didn’t have enough skill to quickly change direction to get out of the way of a ... Read on »
skating fast or slow by Dr. Johanna Marie McShane Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Mon 05 Dec 2011 10:33pm I think the answer to whether we should skate fast or slow (over thin ice, or any other kind of ice) is "it depends." I know, that may sound like an evasive answer. But the answer to so many things in life is "it depends" The best we can do is to assess each situation and then make the most informed choices available to us, right? So, th ... Read on »
Fabulous Fun- Ice Skating by Sara B. Health MavenFacebook Posted Thu 02 Feb 2012 12:18am For those of you who don’t know, I was a very competitive figure skater for over fifteen years. A week ago, I decided to grab my figure skates from my closet and hit the ice for the first time in years.  Erica, our head of marketing, who will soon be writing a fabulous fashion blog [...] Read on »
What Health Care Can Learn from Skating by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Nov 2011 12:07pm When performance measurement fails, bad things happen. Figure skating learned that lesson the hard way. Its performance measurement system has evolved from an arbitrary and often corrupt gong show to an increasingly reliable (though still imperfect) science. That it has made progress despite its rigid and hidebound culture is all the more ... Read on »
Interpreting Music Through Skate Dancing by Michele Rosenthal Posted Wed 01 Feb 2012 7:48am Guest post by Vincenzo D’Amico In the early stages of my healing journey, I sought therapeutic help anywhere I could find it: from anyone that would listen. It took some time to realize emotional trauma is a subject too alien for the general public.  For many years, I strained as I listened to cheerful voices celebrating ... Read on »