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American Family Fitness Center
(804) 364-1200
4300 Pouncey Tract Rd
Glen Allen, VA
American Family Fitness Center
(804) 965-5300
4480 Cox Rd Ste 101
Glen Allen, VA
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(804) 965-5300
4435 Waterfront Dr # 304
Glen Allen, VA
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(804) 744-9002
PO Box 5835
Glen Allen, VA
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1070 Virginia Center Pkwy
Glen Allen, VA
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10278 Staples Mill Rd.
Glen Allen, VA
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10278 Staples Mill Rd.
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(804) 346-1161
4611 Sadler Rd
Glen Allen, VA
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8904 W Broad St
Richmond, VA
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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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