Calories Burned - Rollerblading and rollerskating

Not only are rollerblading and rollerskating fun activities, but they can make you feel like a kid again. Both forms of skating make for great cardio workouts that help to strengthen your leg muscles and help you work on your balance. Rollerskating and rollerblading are both low-impact exercises that are good choices to take the pressure off your joints and burn major calories. The other great thing about this form of exercise is that you can skate almost anywhere (wearing the right protective gear, of course)—on the sidewalk, at a roller rink, on a bike trail or even at an an indoor or outdoor track. How many calories you burn rollerblading or rollerskating depends on your speed, weight and gender. You can see how many calories you burn rollerblading and rollerskating using the calculator below.