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Pinson Snap Fitness
(205) 675-8343
5104 Old Springville Rd.
Pinson, AL
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Golf Club At Cumberland Lake the
(205) 680-4650
Office
Pinson, AL
 
Sportsfirst
(205) 655-2224
5920 Valley Rd
Trussville, AL
 
Craig Kollars Tae Kwon DO Pluscademies
(205) 856-3400
Brunos Shopping Ctr
Birmingham, AL
 
Riviera Ladies Fitness
(205) 853-7173
2304 Center Point Parkway
Birmingham, AL
 
Cumberland Lake Country Club
(205) 680-4653
2150 Cumberland Lake Dr
Pinson, AL
 
Curves Of Trussville
(205) 655-4035
4735 Norrel Dr
Trussville, AL
 
Anytime Fitness Trussville, AL
(205) 655-6644
322 Main Street
Trussville, AL
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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Positive Fitness Inc
(205) 655-7008
1110 N Chalkville Rd
Trussville, AL
 
Curves Trussville AL
1110 N. Chalkville Rd., #112
Trussville, AL
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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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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