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Gonzales Health & Racquetball
(225) 644-6575
709 N Burnside Ave
Gonzales, LA
Gonzales Snap Fitness
(225) 644-1297
625 South Burnside Ave.
Gonzales, LA
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Jazzercise Gonzales Fitness Center
(225) 622-5089
224 B Bayou Narcisse E St.
Gonzales, LA
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X-Treme Fitness & Tan
(225) 647-2311
12251 Colonial Oaks Rd
Gonzales, LA
Snap Fitness
(225) 622-9999
14505 Louisiana 44
Gonzales, LA
Felix's Health & Fitness
(225) 647-6310
13405 Parent Rd
Gonzales, LA
Total Body For Women
(225) 644-2496
310 W Highway 30
Gonzales, LA
(225) 647-9622
9039 S Saint Landry Ave
Gonzales, LA
Curves For Women
(225) 644-2878
1434 N Burnside Ave
Gonzales, LA
Curves Gonzales LA
827 N. Airline Hwy.
Gonzales, LA
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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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