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Anytime Fitness Oskaloosa, IA
(641) 673-5560
209 Cornerstone Drive
Oskaloosa, IA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Elmhurst Country Club
(641) 673-5234
2214 S 11th St
Oskaloosa, IA
 
Curves Oskaloosa IA
200 High Avenue W, Ste. 101
Oskaloosa, IA
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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Women's World Of Fitness
(641) 932-3305
10 Washington Avenue East
Albia, IA
 
Monroe County Sports Complex
(641) 932-5265
10 Benton Ave E
Albia, IA
 
Womens Fitness Studio
(641) 673-1913
206 N Market St
Oskaloosa, IA
 
Curves Oskaloosa
200 High Avenue W
Oskaloosa, IA
 
Prairie Knolls Country Club
(641) 637-4200
509 E Walnut St
New Sharon, IA
 
Albia Health and Fitness
(641) 932-3088
117 Washington Ave E
Albia, IA
 
Womens World of Fitness
(641) 932-3305
10 Washington Ave W
Albia, IA
 
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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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