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Major Fitness
(719) 295-2567
1000 W 6th St
Pueblo, CO
 
Better Bodies and Assoc
(719) 544-0168
126 W D St
Pueblo, CO
 
Quick Gym - Pueblo
(719) 545-4431
514 North Main Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Mos Taekwondo Inc
(719) 546-1274
3307 N Elizabeth St
Pueblo, CO
 
Curves Pueblo
4041 Club Manor Drive
Pueblo, CO
 
Sunset Bowl
(719) 561-8570
Sunset Plaza Shoppin
Pueblo, CO
 
Bodies By T
(719) 744-0474
304 W 4th St
Pueblo, CO
 
St Leanders Gym
(719) 253-0037
1438 East 6th Street
Pueblo, CO
 
Boys and Girls Clubs of Pueblo
(719) 564-0055
2601 Sprague Ave
Pueblo, CO
 
Galaxy Health Studio
(719) 542-9862
946 E Evans Ave
Pueblo, CO
 

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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