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Dickson City Civic Center
(570) 383-1813
912 Carmalt Street
Dickson City, PA
 
Dickson City Civic Center
(570) 383-1813
912 Carmalt St
Dickson City, PA
 
Tang Soo Karate School and Fitness Center
(570) 343-3359
RR 6
Scranton, PA
 
Peffer Athletic Club
(570) 342-1253
1501 Albright Ave
Scranton, PA
 
Anytime Fitness
(570) 903-7220
405 S. Main Street
Old Forge, PA
 
Downtown Fitness
(570) 344-6002
117 Wyoming Ave
Scranton, PA

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Anytime Fitness Old Forge, PA
(570) 903-7220
405 S. Main Street
Old Forge, PA
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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Scranton Temple Health Center
(570) 961-5670
640 Madison Ave
Scranton, PA

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Northern Car and Truck Rental
(570) 342-4311
610 Lackawanna Ave
Scranton, PA
 
CrossFit Scranton - Scranton Area
(570) 677-2532
1008 North Washington Ave
Scanton, PA
 
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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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