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Snap Fitness
(319) 287-9000
3556 Kimball Ave.
Waterloo, IA
 
Anytime Fitness Waterloo, IA
(319) 232-4200
1245 Flammang Ave
Waterloo, IA
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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Anytime Fitness
(319) 232-4200
1245 Flammang Ave
Waterloo, IA
 
Sunnyside Country Club
(319) 233-7740
Maintenance Bldg
Waterloo, IA
 
Cedar Valley Pro Fitness and Martial Arts
(319) 234-1935
1033 Decathlon Dr
Waterloo, IA
 
Covenant Medical Center
(319) 272-8000
3421 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA
 
United Sport & Athlete
(319) 234-1935
1045 Southtown Drive
Waterloo, IA
 
Waterloo Snap Fitness
(319) 287-9000
3556 Kimball Ave.
Waterloo, IA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Karens Kuts and Kurls
(319) 232-5875
206 N Evans Rd
Evansdale, IA
 
Beyond Wellness
(319) 226-6171
4855 William Dr
Waterloo, IA
 
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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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