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Physique Company
(401) 723-3060
170 York Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Golds Gym Providence
(401) 722-6600
603 Pawtucket Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Gold's Gym
(401) 722-6600
603 Pawtucket Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Fairlawn Little League Baseball
(401) 728-8136
285 Smithfield Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Integrative Center For Health
(401) 727-2510
407 East Ave Ste 250
Pawtucket, RI
 
Professional Rehabilitation Network
(401) 725-9977
100 Smithfield Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Physique Co
(401) 723-3060
170 York Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Smart Bites Nutrition Consultation Services
(401) 725-9800
141 Power Rd
Pawtucket, RI
 
Foundation Performance
(401) 475-5775
545 Pawtucket Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Apm Inc
(401) 725-9977
100 Smithfield Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 

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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