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Omega Martial Arts
(303) 680-3567
17864 Cottonwood Dr
Parker, CO
Slim & Tone
(303) 464-7546
16524 Keystone Blvd
Parker, CO
Fitness For Life
(303) 805-3912
19029 E Plaza Dr # 1
Parker, CO
Curves Parker CO
12870 Stroh Ranch Court, #105
Parker, CO
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Parker Premier Fitness
(303) 841-6399
16234 Creekview Drive
Parker, CO
Curves Parker
12870 Stroh Ranch Court
Parker, CO
Colorado Athletic Conditioning
(303) 840-9202
10371 S Park Glenn Way
Parker, CO
Fitness Together Parker
(303) 805-3912
19027 E Plaza Drive
Parker, CO
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Inroad Exercise Ltd
(303) 840-4991
19600 E Main St
Parker, CO
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(303) 805-0038
11627 Laurel Ln
Parker, CO
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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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