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Home Helpers Corp
(304) 242-1677
98 E Cove Ave
Wheeling, WV
 
St Michaels School Gymnasium
(304) 242-9088
1221 National Rd
Wheeling, WV
 
Young Mens Christian Assn of Wheeling
(304) 233-3560
36 20th St
Wheeling, WV
 
Wheeling Hospital
(304) 243-5068
1 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
 
Jazzercise Wheeling Fitness Center
(304) 233-5767
176 East Cove Avenue Elm Terrace Plaza
Wheeling, WV
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St Michael's School
(304) 242-9088
1221 National Rd
Wheeling, WV
 
Howard Long Wellness Center
(304) 242-9355
800 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
 
Y M C A of Wheeling
(304) 277-2438
1610 Warwood Ave
Wheeling, WV
 
Jazzercise Wheeling Zion Lutheran Church
(304) 232-2348
16 Ridgecrest Rd.
Wheeling, WV
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(304) 277-2438
1610 Warwood Avenue
Wheeling, WV
 
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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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