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Providence Hospital
(202) 269-7275
Wellness Institute
Washington, DC
 
Pure Joe Studios Inc
(202) 737-7776
1101 F St Nw Fl 5
Washington, DC
 
Jazzercise Washington DC SW Health and Wellness Center HH Humphrey Bldg
(301) 215-7797
200 Independence Ave. SW.
Washington, DC
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Pure Joe Studios
(202) 737-7776
1101 F St NW
Washington, DC
 
Gao Fitness and Athletics Assn
(202) 512-4951
441 G St Nw Rm 6k17r
Washington, DC
 
Golds Gym
(202) 364-4653
Van Ness
Washington, DC
 
YWCA National Capital Area
(202) 626-0700
624 9th St NW
Washington, DC
 
Washington Sports Clubs
(202) 737-7744
1345 F Street Northwest
Washington D.C., DC
 
Empower Program the
(202) 232-8200
1312 8th St NW
Washington, DC
 
Vida Fitness
(202) 393-8432
601 F Street NW
Washington, DC
 
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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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