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Doctor insights on: Rollerblade Wheels

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I'm 42, 170 lbs. My goal weight is approx. 130. Besides changing my diet, would rollerblading help me reach my goal? How long & often should I do it?

I'm 42, 170 lbs. My goal weight is approx. 130. Besides changing my diet, would rollerblading help me reach my goal? How long & often should I do it?

Yes: Rollerblade at least 3-4 times a week for an hour. You should lose at least a pound a week from the additional exercise. Be constant and keep up with the exercise. ...Read more

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Is rollerblading recommended for slimming thighs?

Is rollerblading recommended for slimming thighs?

Toning: That is a great activity for toning the thigh muscles but make sure you wear a helmet and pads. ...Read more

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Is rollerblading a good way to lose weight quickly?

Depends: Exercise accounts for, on average 20-30% of your total energy needs. Diet accounts for 60% or more, unless you are a heavy exerciser (more than 250 min/week). So, you'd need to rollerblade quite a bit and eat healthy. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce my tailbone pain after having a rollerblading accident?

What can I do to reduce my tailbone pain after having a rollerblading accident?

Assuming X-ray : Negative for a fracture, avoid sitting especially on unpadded surfaces. Otc medication may help as will time to heal. ...Read more

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I will soon be fuse l3-S1. I LOVE rollerblading, but should I give this up or could it be safe for me again some day?

I will soon be fuse l3-S1. I LOVE rollerblading,  but should I give this up or could it be safe for me again some day?

Rollerblading: Once healed, through physical therapy post-op and cleared by your surgeon, there should be no reason you cannot return to rollerblading. Just don't fall! In fact, it should be excellent exercise for your repaired lumbar spine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should i go rollerblading if I am on my period?

Should i go rollerblading if I am on my period?

Sure: Why would you not? There is no reason to limit activities when on your period. ...Read more