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Lees Karate
(870) 761-0861
1007 Blankenship Rd
Jonesboro, AR
 
Champions Gymnastics Center Inc
(870) 932-6881
1847 Grant Ave
Jonesboro, AR
 
Richards This and That
(870) 933-7290
4938 E Nettleton Ave
Jonesboro, AR
 
Curves
(870) 931-5300
1903 Grant Ave # C
Jonesboro, AR
 
Weight Watchers
(870) 972-1346
2704 Alexander Dr
Jonesboro, AR
 
Athletic Club Of Jonesboro
(870) 932-1898
2617 Phillips Dr
Jonesboro, AR
 
Galactic Hurricane Family Entertainment Center
(870) 932-0322
1121 S Caraway Rd
Jonesboro, AR
 
Body Slim Fitness and Tanning Center
(870) 935-0076
2101 Fowler Ave
Jonesboro, AR
 
Body Slim Fitns & Tanning Center
(870) 935-0076
2101 Fowler Ave
Jonesboro, AR
 
Personal Training Plus Inc
(870) 931-1544
2204 Fowler Ave
Jonesboro, AR
 

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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