Category : Training

Drafting – How big a deal for marathon inline skating?
Mike Ward
August 13, 2020
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Training

This article is part of our SkateIA Skill Building Series, a partnership between NorthShore Inline Marathon and Skate IA to achieve our shared goal of getting more people on skates and increasing their skills. This skill-focused article series leads up to CONNECT-CAMPsk...

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Shaking All Over – Conquering Vibration for Better Marathon Skating Performances
Mike Ward
July 17, 2020
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Training

This article is part of our SkateIA Skill Building Series, a partnership between NorthShore Inline Marathon and Skate IA to achieve our shared goal of getting more people on skates and increasing their skills. This skill-focused article series leads up to CONNECT-CAMPsk...

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Studying the Form of Elites – Tips We Can All Use
Mike Ward
July 6, 2020
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News, Training

Professional and elite inline skaters can travel at mind-boggling speeds for hours. Why? Sure, top-end, expensive boots, frames, wheels and bearings all help. Years of conditioning, some natural-born talent--it all goes into the recipe to make a world-class skater. Rega...

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Virtual Skate & Sip Starts This Week for Summer 2020 season

Miss your skating friends? With events being canceled or postponed, NorthShore Inline Marathon is altering our fourth annual Skate & Sip event to a virtual event! Every other Tuesday, go for an hour skate (or rollerski or run), then grab a beer (or beverage o...

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Training for the 2020 NorthShore Inline Marathon

Training for long distance skating events like a half or full marathon is pretty straightforward. The first step is to get out there on your skates! Building your comfort level by skating longer and longer is the best strategy. Types of work...

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Do You Stravulate?
Mike Ward
August 29, 2019
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Matzger's Blog, Training

This is my first year logging my pre-Northshore workouts religiously on an application like Strava. Overall it's a helpful way of memorializing the distances and speeds I already know I'm traveling, and tracking some of the new routes that I might want to try again. I ...

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How To Stop On Inline Skates
Mike Ward
August 7, 2019
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Training

One of the most frequent comments heard regarding skating for the first time or at a beginner level is "I can't stop on those things!". Whether you're on inline skates, roller skates, Rollerblades, whatever wheels are strapped to your feet, stopping effectively and safe...

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