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24 Hour Fitness Chandler Sport Gym
1085 South Arizona Avenue
Chandler, AZ
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24-hr Operations, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Family Gym, Free Weights, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Personal Training, Special Services, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Cypress Gardens Wellness Ctr and
(480) 899-2114
242 S Wall St
Chandler, AZ
 
Fitness Acquisitions Inc
(480) 821-8993
90 W Wood Dr
Chandler, AZ
 
Mountainside Fitness Center
(480) 812-8187
2820 S Alma School Rd
Chandler, AZ
 
Jazzercise Chandler Snedigar Recreation Center
(480) 246-4151
4500 S Basha Rd.
Chandler, AZ
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Jazzercise

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Mountainside Health & Fitness
(480) 732-9777
1920 S Alma School Rd
Chandler, AZ
 
Apollo Gym
(480) 786-3435
2020 N Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ
 
Jazzercise Chandler Community Center
(480) 246-4151
125 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Chandler, AZ
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Jazzercise

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Fitness Acquisitions Inc
(480) 821-8993
90 West Wood Drive
Chandler, AZ
 
Ocotillo Dance Center
(480) 899-8400
2625 West Queen Creek Road # 4
Chandler, AZ
 
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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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