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Curves La Grande OR
2502 Cove Ave., Ste. A
La Grande, OR
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Curves La Grande
1609 N. Albany St.
La Grande, OR
 
Grande Ronde Fitness Club
(541) 963-2582
2214 Adams Ave
La Grande, OR
 
La Grande Country Club Golf Shop
(541) 963-4241
10605 S McAlister Rd
La Grande, OR
 
Mountain Works The
(541) 963-3220
1307 Adams Ave
La Grande, OR
 
Anytime Fitness LaGrande, OR
(541) 663-0300
2212 Island Avenue, Suite 400
LaGrande, WA
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24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Grande Ronde Fitness Club
(541) 963-2582
2214 Adams Avenue
La Grande, OR
 
Anytime Fitness
(541) 663-0300
2212 Island Avenue
La Grande, OR
 
Curves for Women
(541) 963-0739
2502 Cove Ave Ste A
La Grande, OR
 
Grande Ronde Fitness Club
(541) 963-2582
2214 Adams Ave
La Grande, OR
 
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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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