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Walburns Athletic Club
(620) 343-6034
1007 Commercial St
Emporia, KS
 
Neuer Frederich S Phys
(620) 343-6800
12 Chestnut
Emporia, KS
 
Emporia Recreation Commission
(620) 340-6300
313 W 4th Ave
Emporia, KS
 
Emporia Country Club
(620) 342-0343
N Rural
Emporia, KS
 
Emporia Fitness
(620) 342-4100
1024 W 12th Ave
Emporia, KS
 
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(620) 343-6565
1127 Chestnut St Ste 300
Emporia, KS
 
Emporia State
(620) 341-6778
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Emporia, KS
 
Emporia Center For Women
(620) 343-6565
1127 Chestnut St Ste 300
Emporia, KS
 
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(620) 343-6800
1301 W 12th Ave Ste 201
Emporia, KS
 
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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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