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Lite Weights For Women
(360) 577-8950
1150 Vandercook Way
Longview, WA
 
3 Rivers Athletic Club
(360) 636-5589
1946 8th Avenue
Longview, WA
 
Powerhouse Gym
(360) 425-5611
1211 18th Ave
Longview, WA
 
Curves Longview
760-E Ocean Beach Hwy.
Longview, WA
 
Physical Impact
(360) 577-6015
1445 Commerce Ave
Longview, WA
 
U S T F Taekwon DO
(360) 423-3780
1445 Commerce Ave
Longview, WA
 
3 Rivers Athletic Club
(360) 425-5386
1946 8th Ave
Longview, WA
 
Crux Rock Gym
(360) 578-0712
5610 Finch Dr
Longview, WA
 
Mint Valley Racquet and Fitness Complex
(360) 636-4770
4004 Pennsylvania St
Longview, WA
 
Longview Taekwon DO School
(360) 423-3780
1445 Commerce Ave
Longview, WA
 

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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