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Curves Oak Ridge
693 Emory Valley Rd.
Oak Ridge, TN
Hubney Fitness
(865) 220-5195
302 South Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN
Curves Oak Ridge TN
693 Emory Valley Rd.
Oak Ridge, TN
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Snap Fitness
(865) 693-4303
10673 Hardin Valley Rd.
Knoxville, TN
Hallmark Rehabilitation
(865) 966-3343
10703 Dutchtown Rd
Knoxville, TN
Lifter's Club
(865) 483-5561
101 Jefferson Ave
Oak Ridge, TN
Paragon Athletic Club
(865) 482-1788
699 Emory Valley Rd
Oak Ridge, TN
Workout Anytime 24/7
(865) 483-2504
1135 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN
Jazzercise Knoxville Pellissippi State College (Student Recreation Center)
(865) 675-8094
10915 Hardin Valley Rd.
Knoxville, TN
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Indoor Sports America
(865) 671-4467
737 Lovell Rd
Knoxville, TN
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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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