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Denali Fitness
(907) 373-3488
300 E Kalli Cir
Wasilla, AK
 
Curves Wasilla
1051 E. Bogard Road
Wasilla, AK
 
Denali Gymnastic Academy
(907) 373-3547
715 W Parks Hwy
Wasilla, AK
 
Curves Big Lake AK
10927 W. Parks Highway
Big Lake, AK
Programs & Services
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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Curves Palmer AK
550 S. Alaska St., #106
Palmer, AK
Programs & Services
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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Alaska Club Valley
(907) 376-3300
1720 E Parks Hwy
Wasilla, AK
 
Curves For Women
(907) 357-2878
1051 Bogard Rd # 2
Wasilla, AK
 
Curves Wasilla AK
1051 E. Bogard Road, Ste. 2
Wasilla, AK
Programs & Services
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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Peak Fitness
(907) 746-3305
12051 East Palmer-Wasilla Highway
Palmer, AK
 
The Alaska Club Palmer Express
(907) 631-0842
535 West Evergreen
Anchorage, AK
 
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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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