The Consumer Products Safety Commission Found that roller skating is:
It is never too early to teach a child the benefits of exercise!
Roller skating helps develop motor skills through different games, while providing the children with the opportunity for social interaction.
Lack of exerise is often a problem with today's children. Roller skating can help solve that. It is a fun way for them to work almost every major muscle group in their bodies. It is recognized by the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports as one on the top three activities.
Skating develops muscles in the entire upper leg, rear end and hip, as well as the lower back. Muscles in the upper arms and shoulders are also developed when arms are swung while skating.