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Snap Fitness of St Louis (Central West End)
(314) 533-7627
4477 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO
 
Central West End Snap Fitness
(314) 533-7627
4477 Forest Park Ave.
St. Louis, MO
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Absolute Martial Arts
(314) 664-0466
3221 S Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO
 
St. Louis Fitness Club
(314) 351-2780
3525 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis, MO
 
Bally Total Fitness
(314) 725-1777
7393 Forsyth Boulevard
St. Louis, MO
 
St Louis Workout
(314) 367-2233
245 Union Blvd # C
St Louis, MO
 
Snap Fitness
(314) 533-7627
4477 Forest Park Ave
St. Louis, MO
 
Adams Park Community Center
(314) 633-7900
4317 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO
 
Steve Long
(314) 402-2238
6938 Plateau Ave Apt B
St. Louis, MO
Specialty
Personal Trainer
Schedule Type
FT
Certifications
ISSA 2006 NSCA 2007 NESTA 2006
Education
NA

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Muscle-Up Fitness
(314) 616-8832
7622 Wydown Blvd.
Clayton, MO
 
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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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