Health‌ ‌Benefits‌ ‌of‌ ‌Skateboarding‌ ‌-‌ ‌A‌ ‌Lot‌ ‌More‌ ‌Than‌ ‌You‌ ‌Think‌ ‌

by Kate Brownell A writer by choice.

Skating is an art and lifestyle, with unlimited good benefits. If you look closely there are many Skateboarding health benefits and some of them are highlighted below:

Complete fitness: 

Skating is an ideal sport for burning calories and staying in good shape. There are no fixed amount of calories one burn while skating because for the first few days skating needs hard effort until one become pro in this sport. Depending on body structure, one burns about 150 to 500 calories per hour.

Physical endurance: 

No matter which electric skateboard you make use for skateboarding beats us up and wear us out. You can skate all day and night long and this activity is easy and full of fun.


There are very few activities that involve your full body. When you skate you use almost your whole body to move the skateboard in every direction. You need to use your legs, feet, and arms to balance well and to twist your body in order to perform a combination of stunts. This sport definitely requires a lot of flexibility.

Coordination and precision:

Imagine doing a trick and then failing at it. You will make some adjustments to try it again and will keep trying until you do it completely right. You will place the feet differently and make somebody’s action to get that right. Skating involves a lot of coordination between your feet, legs, arms, and eyes. Perfect coordination of them will help you improve your ability to perform a sort of stunts like climbing, driving, and multitasking.

Social benefits:

State parks give an opportunity to young kids, teenagers, and adults to join a traditional sports team. It comes up with a challenging space for participants to showcase their skills and talent. It eliminates boredom and allows skaters to communicate and make new bonds or friends. Thus, they can make skateboarding activity more enjoyable and interesting.

Learning pain tolerance: 

While skateboarding you may go through some pains, aches, scars, bruises, and scrapes. Fun and excitement of this sport are far superior then the injuries you may face at times. We get up and try again and again instead of wrapping in pain and learn to deal with it.

Safety tips:

Safety is a must when you indulge in any type of sport. First of all, if you are a beginner then you must buy an affordable electric skateboard or a small electric skateboard which will help you acquire some skating skills. This undeniably cool game may hurt you a lot. You must assimilate the basics on an affordable skateboard first and then go for a professional one, after being pro.

Wear protective gear at all times such as knee pads, helmet, wrist guards, skateboard shoes, etc. Never put hard and sharp objects in pockets while skating or else you will end up hurting yourself.

Stay away from skating in wet weather or ride in the street. Find a smooth driveway to learn and practice the sport. Do not skate in the crowded areas and use one skateboard at a time.

There are many other things which you must consider when skateboarding.


So these are some of the benefits of skateboarding. It is good for your overall health and keeps you fit. Skateboarding offers mental, physical, and social benefits, but you must keep safety first. Always follow safety rules to ride.

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About Kate Brownell Freshman   A writer by choice.

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