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Curves Mansfield TWP CT
1244 Storrs Rd
Storrs Mansfield, CT
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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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Little League Field House
(860) 456-3430
185 Windham Rd
Willimantic, CT
 
Future Fitness Health Club
(860) 423-7471
91 Valley St
Willimantic, CT
 
Body Benefits Pilates Studio
(860) 423-9797
351 Boston Post Rd
North Windham, CT
 
Jazzercise North Windham Fitness Center
(860) 428-6491
315 Boston Post Rd.
North Windham, CT
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Jazzercise

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Coventry Fitness
(860) 498-0183
1155 Main Street
Coventry, CT
 
Okinawan Karate Academy
(860) 456-0242
Main St
Willimantic, CT
 
Curves Willington CT
8 Phelps Way
Willington, CT
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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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Jazzercise Windham
(860) 428-6491
116 Club Rd.
North Windham, CT
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Jazzercise

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Curves Willington
8 Phelps Way
Willington, CT
 
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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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