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Cardio Kickbox
(580) 482-0030
801 N Main St
Altus, OK
 
Whitaker's Extreme Gymnastics
(580) 482-3547
3110 N Park Ln
Altus, OK
 
Gym
(918) 542-6641
2223 North Main Street
Miami, OK
 
House of Fitness 24/7
(405) 340-4472
1032 Waterwood Parkway
Edmond, OK
 
All America Fitness
(918) 355-7227
2520 East Kenosha Street
Broken Arrow, OK
 
Body Work Gym
(580) 480-1011
3000 N Main St
Altus, OK
 
Body Focust
(580) 332-3922
19275 State Highway 1e # 4
Ada, OK
 
Health Club
(405) 329-5050
3720 W Robinson St # 124
Norman, OK
 
Fitness Xpress 24
(405) 878-8701
1609 N Harrison St
Shawnee, OK
 
All Nations Fitness Center
(405) 964-2616
405 N Highway 102
McLoud, OK
 

Interval Training for Inline Skaters

By Barry Publow
 

A practice session of the Toronto Inline Skating Club

Jade Pauley leads the way at a Toronto Inline Skating Club practice, followed by Scott Pauley, Jesse Pauley, Morgan Williams and Herb Gayle.

Photo: Peter Doucet, Speed Skate World

Competing in a marathon is a lot like competing in a 10K. The pace changes often with periods of relaxed skating punctuated by hard surges as skaters chase breakaways or go on fliers of their own.

To be successful under these conditions, you need three things: endurance, acceleration, and the ability to recover.

Endurance will get you to the finish line; acceleration will allow you to keep up with surges in the pack; and the ability to recover will allow you to get the rest you need between surges.

One of the best tools for developing these skills is interval training.

Here are two interval workouts especially designed to prepare skaters for marathons:

Workout No. 1

  • warm up: 5 minutes at a constant pace, then 5 minutes progressing to race pace in the final minute.
  • 4 reps of 5 minutes at 80-85 percent effort with 3 minutes active recovery (very slow skating) between each.
  • rest - 8 minutes
  • 2 fartleks (variable speed interval) of 10 minutes each with 2-3 minutes rest.
  • rest - 3 minutes
  • 5 100m sprints with 90 seconds rest between them
  • cooldown: 10 minutes

Workout No. 2

  • warm up: 5 minutes at a constant pace, then 5 minutes progressing to race pace in the final minute.
  • 2 minutes on at 90 perent effort, followed immediately by 1 minut...

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