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Jazzercise Lincoln Fitness Center
(401) 727-2600
174 Front St.
Lincoln, RI
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Jazzercise

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Fitness Together Lincoln RI
(401) 333-3363
652 George Washington Hwy Suite 201 (above N. RI physical thereapy)
Lincoln, RI
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Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Stonybrook Gun and Rod Club
(401) 724-8712
19 Lower Rd
Lincoln, RI
 
Powerhouse Gym Plus
(401) 658-4400
3751 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, RI
 
Georges School of Fitness and Martial Arts
(401) 405-0182
3450 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, RI
 
Highridge Swim and Tennis Club
(401) 334-2590
192 Old River Rd
Lincoln, RI
 
Lincoln Youth Hockey
(401) 727-3359
8 Lakeview Ave
Lincoln, RI
 
Curves Lincoln RI
111 Hugginson Avenue
Lincoln, RI
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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Cumberland Athletic Club
(401) 334-0455
30 Hamilton St
Cumberland, RI
 
Fore Court Racquet & Fitness
(401) 769-2039
44 Cray St
Cumberland, RI
 
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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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