Ice Skaters

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Ice Skaters

The ice skaters should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the ice skaters.

Beginning

Beginning Ice Skaters Exercise

1. To begin, stand on one leg. As if you were jumping over a puddle or fast skating, hop from side to side, switching legs.

2. Swing your arms from side to side, touching one arm to the opposing standing leg while lowering your body.

Movement

Ice Skaters Exercise Movement

1. Stand on one leg and bend the knee of the other.

2. Jump as far as you can to the side and land on your opposing leg.

3. Jump sideways to your starting foot as soon as you land.

4. Continue in this manner for the required number of repetitions.

Benefits

Ice Skaters Exercise Benefits

Skating is beneficial to cardiovascular health since it increases blood flow and heart rate.

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