Skater Kahlen Cheung, 16, takes part in the Asian Junior Figure Skating Challenge at Festival Walk Glacier, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Skater Kahlen Cheung, 16, takes part in the Asian Junior Figure Skating Challenge at Festival Walk Glacier, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
Skater Kahlen Cheung, 16, takes part in the Asian Junior Figure Skating Challenge at Festival Walk Glacier, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP

Why ice skating is a great workout for your abs, calves, hamstrings and quads – think of all those strokes, glides, spins and leaps – and for your mind

  • Hong Kong figure skater Kahlen Cheung, 16, who began skating at two years old and now trains five days a week, can attest to its benefits for her mind and body
  • Experts agree. It helps your balance, coordination, and weight management, makes your joints more flexible and is a great way to clear your mind, a doctor says

Topic |   Wellness
Skater Kahlen Cheung, 16, takes part in the Asian Junior Figure Skating Challenge at Festival Walk Glacier, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP Skater Kahlen Cheung, 16, takes part in the Asian Junior Figure Skating Challenge at Festival Walk Glacier, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
Skater Kahlen Cheung, 16, takes part in the Asian Junior Figure Skating Challenge at Festival Walk Glacier, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
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