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Birmingham City Fitness Center
(205) 254-6389
1158 16th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
 
Birmingham Snap Fitness
(205) 202-4010
2835 Highland Avenue
Birmingham, AL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Curves Birmingham AL - Downtown
1503 - 1st Avenue S
Birmingham, AL
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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J M Trimm and Associates
(205) 250-7859
2101 Magnolia Ave S
Birmingham, AL
 
Snap Fitness
(205) 202-4010
2835 Highland Avenue
Birmingham, AL
 
Club House Third District Afwc Inc
(205) 324-9633
2908 Highland Ave S
Birmingham, AL
 
First Avenue Rocks
(205) 320-2277
2417 1st Ave S
Birmingham, AL
 
Uab Eatright Weight Management
(205) 934-7053
1675 University Blvd
Birmingham, AL
 
Lakeview Personal Fitness
(205) 322-1554
3020 4th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
 
Adeptio Crossfit
(205) 458-2210
1901 6th Ave N # 150
Birmingham, AL
 
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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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