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Thompsons Fitness Llc
(860) 289-3381
135 Burnside Ave
East Hartford, CT
 
Natural Bodies Fitness Center
(860) 291-8484
1064 Main St
East Hartford, CT
 
Curves East Hartford CT
794 Silver Lane
East Hartford, CT
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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Totally Kickin Fitness
(860) 895-8066
144 Main St
East Hartford, CT
 
Young Mens Christian Associatn of Grtr Hrtfrd Inc
(860) 522-4183
160 Jewell St
Hartford, CT
 
East Hartford National Little League
(860) 289-9596
22 Remington Rd
East Hartford, CT
 
YWCA of the Hartford Region Inc
(860) 525-1163
9 Signor St
East Hartford, CT
 
Fitness For Women
(860) 568-3807
775 Silver Ln
East Hartford, CT
 
Big Sky
(860) 665-0745
58 Commerce St
Hartford, CT
 
Anytime Fitness West Hartford, CT
(860) 570-0123
340 N. Main St.
West Hartford, CT
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24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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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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