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Western Little League
(870) 879-5717
5701 W 21
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Merrill Community Center
(870) 534-9139
1000 S Ash St
Pine Bluff, AR
 
All Star Fitns Club For Women
(870) 879-4347
3907 Camden Rd
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Eden Park Racquet Club & Spa
(870) 535-6306
41st & Elm Sts
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Arkansas Law Enforcement Union Fitness Center
(870) 535-4413
817 W 6th Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
 
JRMC Wellness Center
(870) 541-7890
1301 W 40th Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Jefferson Regional Medical Center
(870) 541-7890
Wellness Center
Pine Bluff, AR
 
All Star Fitness Club For Women
(870) 879-4347
3907 Camden Rd
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Do It! Fitness
(870) 872-3489
1520 S. Poplar St.
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Curves White Hall
7197 Sheridan Rd.
White Hall, AR
 

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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