If TikTok Hasn't Convinced You to Buy a Pair of Roller Skates Yet, This Will

Emily Weaver

Roller skating may be the talk of TikTok, but it's a lot more than lacing up a pair of wheels. We spoke to experts, who also happen to be certified roller-skating enthusiasts, to answer all our fitness questions, like what makes it such great workout and how many calories you can expect to burn while skating (the answer is more complicated than you think). Then, shop these cute roller skates and don't forget your protective gear, too!