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Lexington Snap Fitness
East Main St. and Lake Dr.
Lexington, SC
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Carpenter Edward DC
(803) 356-1350
524 Columbia Ave
Lexington, SC
 
Jazzercise Lexington Leisure Center
(843) 729-4728
108 Park Rd.
Lexington, SC
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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Anytime Fitness
(803) 808-1177
5082 Sunset Boulevard
Lexington, SC
 
Xtreme Fitness
(803) 356-4967
1322 west main st
Lexington, SC
 
Gold's Gym
(803) 359-6100
619 N Lake Dr
Lexington, SC
 
Lexington Spinal Care
(803) 356-1350
524 Columbia Ave
Lexington, SC
 
Waites Fitness
(803) 356-4020
4841 Sunset Blvd
Lexington, SC
 
Cross Fit Lexington
(803) 216-1322
1322 West Main Street
Lexington, SC
 
Bodyshop Inc
(803) 359-3001
100 Scotland Dr
Lexington, SC
 
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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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