Skating/bladingTips - Getting startedby
Skate in control. The cause of most injuries is losing control while skating
Skate in roller... at a roller rink
Stay out of traffic. Rollerblading on roads and with traffic is nuts
Take your dog...
Skating/bladingTips - Aerobic Trainingby
Increase aerobic capacity. Try alternating one minute of hard skating in a tuck position with one minute of skating in an upright, relaxed position
It's easy on your joints. It causes less than 50% of the impact stress
Skating/bladingTips - At the skate parkby
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
Skating/bladingTips - Maintenanceby
Clean your bearings. If you get water or sand in your bearings, you should remove them, clean with solvent (EG, WD40), and relubricate
Lube your bearings. Light oil is fastest, but repeat weekly. Try CRC brake caliper gr
Skating/bladingTips - Pick your skatesby
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
Skating/bladingTips - Reasons to skateby
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.