[ame="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stretching"]Stretching - Wikipedia[/ame]
The best thing to do for a warm up is skate around half speed or quarter speed and get blood flowing to the muscles.Quote:
Originally Posted by wikipedia
As for your back hurting, if you're overweight that will definitely cause back pains in someone who isn't skating much. Someone mentioned keeping your knees bent and your back straight... that's good advice for sure. Keep playing and the stomach will go away and the back will feel much better.