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Hockessin Snap Fitness
(302) 235-2180
7209 Lancaster Pike, Suite 1
Hockessin, DE
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Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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New Castle County Adult Activities Center
(302) 239-8861
7259 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE
 
Snap Fitness
(302) 235-2151
7209 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE
 
Lantana Chiropractic
(302) 239-1600
202 Lantana Dr
Hockessin, DE
 
Hockessin Athletic Club
100 Fitness Way
Hockessin, DE
 
Dk Day Spa
(302) 234-6966
310 Lantana Dr
Hockessin, DE
 
As You Like It Total Fitness
(302) 234-1494
7465 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE
 
Delaware Health & Fitness
(302) 239-9600
204 Lantana Dr # 202
Hockessin, DE
 
Mayer Health Fitness and Massage
(302) 740-0947
PO Box 1288
Hockessin, DE
 
Delaware Health and Fitness
(302) 239-9600
204 Lantana Dr
Hockessin, DE
 
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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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