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North Leominster Rod and Gun Club
(978) 840-6322
1501 Lancaster Ave
Lunenburg, MA
 
Jazzercise Lunenburg Fitness Center
(978) 345-5299
65 Massachusetts Avenue
Lunenburg, MA
 
Parks Tae Kwon DO Martial Art College
(978) 345-3007
55 Massachusetts Ave
Lunenburg, MA
 
Global Fitness Center
(978) 537-2100
215 Hamilton St
Leominster, MA
 
Curves Leominster
448 Lancaster Street
Leominster, MA
 
Planet Fitness
(978) 582-9600
308 Massachusetts Avenue
Lunenburg, MA
 
Freedom of Movement Pilates Studio
(978) 582-0786
100 Lancaster Ave
Lunenburg, MA
 
Jazzercise Lunenburg Fitness Center
(978) 684-4062
65 Massachusetts Ave.
Lunenburg, MA
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Cross Fit Exp
(978) 537-4200
100 Crawford Street #5
Leominster, MA
 
Pep's Gym
(978) 466-5888
6 Main St
Leominster, MA
 
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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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