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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?
Yes: Both are both excellent cardiac workouts which will help with weight loss. Both also tone the legs. Good luck! ...Read more
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?
You bet!: So can cycling or rowing. One reason why these exercises are so effective is that the butt and thighs have relatively large muscles in our bodies. So working them can have a high impact per time invested! remember that it's natural for us to lose muscle mass starting in our thirties. We have to build and defend muscle. Don't forget your helmet and padding. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Maybe: It may make muscles stronger and bigger. ...Read more
Nothing ventured: Nothing gained. I suppose if you kept yourself indoors sitting on a well-padded couch for the rest of your life, the only injury you might get is carpal tunnel from fiddling with the tv remote all day. Yes, a small risk of a foot injury exists if you roller-blade. But what doesn't come with risks? Go out and enjoy life's pleasures. Injuries are going to find you whether you enjoy life or not! ...Read more
Many.: Most are in the legs. Gluts (buttocks), quads, hamstring, calf muscles, sartorius, gracilus. But the propulsion from roller blading also uses the upper arms and pecs. ...Read more
Search online: There are sites on-line where you can enter this data and then will calculate calories burned for you. ...Read more
I've been rollerblading for exercise, but yesterday after rollerblading I could not put weight on my right foot. I still can not bare weight on Rfoot?
I was rollerblading and I had fallen twice but I only had a big bruise but now it's turned into a huge swelling and there's what looks like a small bug bite there too?
Hematoma: Is a area of bleeding or blood clot under the skin. Fancy term for bruise, but they can become quite large and painful at times. A break in the skin over a hematoma can allow bacteria to get in. This can lead to a septic hematoma (infected bruise). I'm concerned the "bug bite there too" might actually be an early abscess/ boil. You should see a local physician or urgent care today.. ...Read more
Proper fit: Make sure that your rollerblades fit well and that your socks are thin/thick enough to provide proper snug (not tight) fit too. If your foot is "moving" inside the rollerblade skate then you can be irritating it to cause the blisters. ...Read more
Maybe: Place a band-aid on it and that should help. ...Read more
What to do if I have had a below the knee amputation recently, will i be able to go back to rollerblading and cycling ?
After bka: There are many fewer limitations than you may think if you are motivated. Look at some of the runners, snow skiers, etc out there enjoying their sport after bka. Talk to your physical medicine and rehabilitation doc and tell him what your goals/aspirations are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer