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St Therese Gym
(502) 634-3778
1101 East Kentucky Street
Louisville, KY
 
Yoga East
(502) 585-9642
1135 E Kentucky St
Louisville, KY
 
Jim Cains Mid City Fitness and Tanning
(502) 458-7282
1250 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Patti Medleys Dance Center
(502) 454-7700
2525 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Fitkids Gym
(502) 253-5533
2525 Ellsworth Avenue
Louisville, KY
 
Jim Cain's Mid City Fitness
(502) 458-7282
1250 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Metamorphosis Traning Center
(502) 566-5001
960 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY
 
Jazzercise Louisville Mid City Mall Fitness Center
(502) 636-2963
1250 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY
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Swabek's Highland Fitness
(502) 365-3101
1753 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY
 
Coach's Fitness Club
(502) 454-5243
2250 Taylorsville Road
Louisville, KY
 
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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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