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Ice Skating: A Fun & Effective Workout

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Ice skating may sound like a cold, hard sport. But it can be a great workout and a fun way for your family to get healthy together.
Air Date: 2/4/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Angela D. Smith, MD
angela smithAngela D Smith, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, is a past president of the American College of Sports Medicine. Her interests focus on injury prevention and rehabilitation, particularly for young athletes and for women pursuing sportive fitness activity. Through her clinical practice and educational efforts she aims to improve each person's physical fitness, to improve their health, performance and self-esteem. Dr. Smith also works to improve the built environment to optimize daily physical activity for the people in that area. She pursues her lifelong passion as a masters competitor, continuing to win medals at the United States Figure Skating National Showcase Championships.
Ice Skating: A Fun & Effective Workout
Have you ever gone ice skating? Or have you avoided it because you are afraid you'll fall on your face... or your backside?

It may sound like a cold, hard sport. But it can be a great workout and a fun way for your family to get healthy together.

And, it's much easier than you might think.

Join Dr. Angela D. Smith as she shares the many benefits of ice skating.
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