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Champions Gym
(928) 776-4710
22 Kiji Dava Cir
Prescott, AZ
 
Pulmonary Foundation the MD
(928) 445-5480
215 N McCormick St
Prescott, AZ
 
Prescott Snap Fitness
(928) 443-1309
2971 Willow Creek Rd
Prescott, AZ
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Curves Prescott
1040 W. Whipple Street
Prescott, AZ
 
Tiger Moon Wellness Clinic
(928) 778-1554
412 N Washington Ave
Prescott, AZ
 
Freedom Fitness
(928) 442-1300
3600 Ranch Drive
Prescott, AZ
 
Territorial Courthouse Aerobic Fitness Center
(928) 445-0204
130 N Cortez St
Prescott, AZ
 
Hassayampa Golf Club
(928) 445-0009
2060 Golf Club Ln
Prescott, AZ
 
Territorial Fitness Club
(928) 445-0204
130 N Cortez St
Prescott, AZ
 
Rogers Kris Licensed Acupuncturist
(928) 778-1554
412 N Washington Ave
Prescott, AZ
 
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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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