Rollerblading Trails Portsmouth VA

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Portsmouth. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to walking trails, hiking trails, cycling trails, and skiing trails, as well as advice and content on trail skating and trail skating safety.

Fitness Together Norfolk
(757) 228-5310
350 W 22nd Street, Ste 102
Norfolk, VA
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Jazzercise
(757) 686-2900
3232 Academy Ave
Portsmouth, VA
 
Fit Company the
(757) 627-8677
615 Claremont Ave
Norfolk, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Jazzercise
(757) 440-2450
5015 Colley Ave
Norfolk, VA
 
Atc Fitness
(757) 489-1444
7401 Granby St
Norfolk, VA
 
Body & Soul Pilates
(757) 216-3361
915 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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My Yoga Spirit
(757) 624-1348
121 W 21st St
Norfolk, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Inside Out Yoga Center
(757) 622-1213
809 Brandon Ave
Norfolk, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Lifestyle Centers
(757) 483-8300
4626 Taylor Rd
Chesapeake, VA
 
Park's Taekwondo Academy
(757) 588-0000
614 E Little Creek Rd Ste A
Norfolk, VA
Industry
Personal Trainer

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Eight Rules for Safe Trail Skating

By Greg Major

Skaters sharing trail with bike rider

Skaters share a beach path with a cyclist in Long Beach.
Photo: Darlene Prois

 

With the skating season upon us, skaters everywhere will be heading outdoors again ... but so will millions of bikers, runners, walkers, dogs ... and who knows what else.

To help you navigate the hazards, here are some tips for skating on multi-use paths and trails.

1) Always wear a helmet. I am amazed when I see skaters decked out in every pad known to man but with nothing on their noggins.

Remember: Road rash heals, but a good bump on the head could cause you to eat with a straw for the rest of your life.

2) Don't expect others to make room for you. Everybody believes they are the king of the road. Be prepared to make room for trail hogs. And while you're at it, set a good example by making room for others.

3) Be polite. Let people know before you pass by calling out, "On your left." And don't expect people to get out of your...

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