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Cheat Lake Soccer Assoc
(304) 594-1939
Cheat Lk
Morgantown, WV
 
Rob's Fitness Factory
(304) 241-1516
5000 Green Bag Road
Morgantown, WV
 
Fit 4 Her
(304) 284-9995
5000 Greenbag Rd # C10
Morgantown, WV
 
Fairmont Nutrition Consultants
(304) 598-0209
1356 Van Voorhis Rd
Morgantown, WV
 
Club 24 Fitness
(304) 241-4488
3007 Northpointe Plaza
Morgantown, WV
 
Just For Women Fitness Center
(304) 296-0726
5000 Greenbag Rd # G1
Morgantown, WV
 
Mountaineer Cross Fit
(304) 983-7761
460 Mylan Park Lane
Morgantown, WV
 
Diet Counseling Service
(304) 599-1555
1189 Pineview Dr
Morgantown, WV
 
Curves Morgantown
1383 Earl L. Core Road
Morgantown, WV
 
Lookingood
(304) 599-8446
1137 Van Voorhis Rd Ste 17
Morgantown, WV
 

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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