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Curves For Women
(270) 886-0208
4425 Canton Pike
Hopkinsville, KY
 
Looking Good #3 Inc
(270) 886-3911
3231 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY
 
Ladies Choice
(270) 886-3900
3143 Canton Pike
Hopkinsville, KY
 
Fitness Formula
(270) 887-5461
500 Clinic Dr
Hopkinsville, KY

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Marriott Louisville East
(502) 499-6220
1903 Embassy Square Blvd Ste A
Louisville, KY
 
Ladies Choice
(270) 886-3900
3143 Canton Pike
Hopkinsville, KY
 
Lou's Academy & Training Center
(270) 885-3654
104 Bradshaw Pike Ext
Hopkinsville, KY
 
Total Fitness Center Llc
(270) 707-0800
1007 Skyline Dr
Hopkinsville, KY
 
Forche Kathy DC
(270) 746-9400
1649 Scottsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
 
Jim Cain's Mid City Fitness
(502) 458-7282
1250 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
 
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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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