There are thousands of people love skateboarding all over the world. Skateboarding is one kinds of outdoor sports which is not only a hobby but also provides a lot of health benefits. Following are 6 astonishing health benefits of skateboarding which a lot of people do not know.
Improving The Body Fitness
Skateboarding is an ideal outdoor activity which is great for burning extra calories and help staying in shape.
To be honest, it is not an easy task to calculate exact the amount of calories we burn in a day however, in average, after 1 hour skateboarding, the players usually burn up to 400 calories. Depending on your body height and weight and the skating spot, you may burn more or less than the average.
Prolonging The Physical Endurance
To be a good skateboarders, we have to practice a lot- day by day. We wear out after a long practicing day, but we still do it. And the more we practice, the better we can do. Obviously, after a long period of time practicing skateboarding, we are able to play skateboard for a long time without tiredness. And we will be no more exhausted after practicing.
Boosting The Flexibility
Skateboarding requires the cooperation of all parts in our body which no other activities can do that. When we are skateboarding, all parts of our body are moving in different directions. For example, when you do a simple front side boarding, you are using your feet and your legs to get the propulsive force.
Meanwhile, your arms are moving to help your body balance. This is just a small activity that we do when we are doing skateboarding. Now think about the tricks we do during a day of skateboarding.
It is obviously that there is no outdoor sports that require these amount of activities. As a result, with a long time doing skating, players will improve theirs flexibility.
Increasing The Precision
In skateboarding, doing tricks is a must-have activity. We try doing a tricks and we fail but we still try again and then we make adjustments. We change the timing, we change the speed and we change the way we land. After adjusting, we can do the trick smoothly.
Skateboarding requires the precise coordination of all parts of our bodies including eyes, arms, legs and feet. The frequency we practice skating, the better we are. The precision in the coordination of all parts of our bodies help doing tricks in skateboarding better. And this precision does not only help us in skateboarding but also throughout our lives.
We know that all kinds of physical activities are good for reducing stress. This is true with skateboarding. This is a powerful activity which is extremely good for relieving stress. Skateboarding will ease your minds. Moreover, it will help you refresh your brains after a long day studying and working hard.
Last but not least, this is a good way which not only provide physical benefits but also mental benefits and social advantages. In terms of social advantages, we can join a group of people who love skateboarding, practicing together and competing can increase our friend circle which will brings us a lot of good friend and public relationship.
Skateboarding is one of the most popular outdoor sports which not only provides benefits to our bodies, minds and souls but also help us get more friends.
If you are hesitating to start playing skateboarding, I highly recommend that you should start right away. In conclusion skateboarding is an amazing outdoor activity that anyone should try once in their lives. And it will not disappoint you.