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Fairview Bally Total Fitness
1415 NE 223rd Ave
Fairview, OR
Programs & Services
Basketball, Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Tanning, Yoga

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Body Shop
(503) 674-2639
505 Ne 2nd St
Gresham, OR
 
Cascade Athletic Clubs
2456 E. Powell
Gresham, OR
 
Fitness International LLC
(503) 669-8818
1276 Nw Civic Dr
Gresham, OR
 
Reed Group Inc
(503) 669-0225
2049 Ne Burnside Rd
Gresham, OR
 
Bally Total Fitness
(503) 665-9976
1415 NE 223rd Ave
Fairview, OR
 
On The Go Bodyworks
(503) 465-1457
520 Ne Division St
Gresham, OR
 
Weight Management Services
(503) 661-9545
25500 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
 
Dan Anderson Karate School
(503) 665-8596
311 Ne Roberts Ave
Gresham, OR
 
Gymstars
(503) 666-0999
21739 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
 
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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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