The Book of Longevity in Skateboarding: Chapter 3, Warming Up without the skateboard

The Book Of Longevity In Skateboarding are a couple of simple tips to improve health in our life and in our Skateboarding. Warming up is not an option when you are over 30, skating without warming up, cold, is one of the most damaging things to your body that you can do.

Almost your entire body experiences impacts when you are skateboarding, but you can focus on wrists, elbows, shoulders, back, neck, knees and ankles, also keep atention on finger toes and any other place where you feel pain.

There are many options and exercises that you can do, in the video a good option is shown using a skipping rope. The sequence usually lasts 5 to 10 minutes and should be as follows:

  • Perform pre-warming-up keeping attention where you feel pain or weakness.
  • Jump rope at least 30 seconds
  • Squat down and walk hands up to do a push-up.
  • Jump rope at least 30 seconds
  • Knee, arm and elbow rotations
  • Jump rope at least 30 seconds
  • Squat and walk with your hands until you do stretches in V position, some body stretching.
  • Jump rope at least 30 seconds
  • Body stretching, neck warm up.
  • Jump rope at least 30 seconds as fast as you can.

It's not done, now you are ready to start warming up on the skateboard. Maybe on next chapter.

   May 27, 2022