Slide Boards Birmingham AL

This page provides useful content and local businesses that give access to Slide Boards in Birmingham, AL. You will find helpful, informative articles about Slide Boards, including "Slideboards for Cross-training". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Birmingham, AL that will answer all of your questions about Slide Boards.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(205) 909-1400
Patton Creek
Hoover, AL
 
Blue Gel Co
(205) 328-1701
702 27th Pl S
Birmingham, AL
 
Sports Additions
(205) 925-0356
Western Hills Mall
Birmingham, AL
 
Hibbetts Sporting Goods
(205) 380-3840
Birmingham, AL
 
Trak Shak The
(205) 870-5644
2841 18th St S
Birmingham, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(205) 981-1320
Brook Highland Plaza
Birmingham, AL
 
Roberts Sporting Goods Co Inc
(205) 323-4461
200 24th St S
Birmingham, AL
 
Hibbett Sporting
(205) 252-3937
1318 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL
 
Footlocker 8715
(205) 870-7569
709 Brookwood Vlg
Birmingham, AL
 
Russell Batting Cages
(205) 870-1081
123 Windsor Dr
Birmingham, AL
 

Slideboards for Cross-training

Aug. 18, 2010

What Size Slideboard Should I Get?

QHi, Bill: We can't do a lot of inline skating here during our cold and snowy winters. So I’m thinking of buying a slideboard. I've heard they are a good way to keep in skating shape during the off-season. Can you please advise me on how long a slideboard I should get. I'm 183cm (6 feet) tall. The slideboards on the market are between 7 and 10 feet. Best regards - Tõnis from Estonia

Ask the Coach!

Ask Bill a question!

Go to the Ask Bill Begg! Archive .

Hi, Tõnis from Estonia: I’ve got to admit I’ve never been a big fan of slideboards. But that may have more to do with geography than anything else. I’ve done most of my coaching in Australia, New Zealand, Colombia and, in the summer, Europe.

In those climates, we could almost always train outside. So we didn’t need slideboards. My only real experience with slideboards came in the early days of inline skating when we were experimenting with them.

Slideboards are a popular tool for skaters in cold climates, like yours. But I do have one concern about them: the potential for injuring your ankles by repeatedly slamming them into the side rails of the slideboard at the end of each stroke.

So don’t be too aggressive on a slideboard....

Click here to read the rest of this article from Inline Planet