Get Rolling - Get FIT
A Fitness Inline Training (FIT) Program
A GetFIT private lesson or 3-lesson series will teach you how to develop progressively better skate technique, coordination, strength and overall fitness for long-distance skating. The Get Rolling - Get FIT Program is appropriate for advanced beginners and above. You should be able to stride, turn and slow down or come to a complete, solid stop with or without the use of a heel brake.
GetFIT 3-lesson training package
1 or more;
1.5 hours each. Personalized instruction, fitness training & GetFIT Manual
Here are some worthy reasons to sign up:
- Transition from running (or another activity) to skating as a fitness activity
- Become more coordinated and confident on skates
- Get comfortable in all types of terrain: trails, streets and intersections, downhills and uphills
- Participate in a 10k roll or 26-mile marathon, or improve your finish times
- Learn how to incorporate Pilates and other core strength training into your skate training
- Enjoy a long day of skate touring with ease
- Prepare for a Zephyr skate adventure
- Each participant will receive a Get Rolling - GetFIT manual, full of useful tips about training, technique and overall fitness.
For best results, participate in my Off-Skate Training for Fitness Skaters program while enrolled in a GetFIT series.
- Warm-up: On-skate agility moves
- Skating for power: Laps of strength-building lunges, dips, and rolling squats
- Stretch on skates: (Yes, you can!) Liz will also announce the day's focus, goals and agenda
- Instruction and drills:
Focus on one of the following:
- Speed training and skating intervals
- Edge awareness, push power, stroke recovery
- One-footed balance
- Managing crowds, curbs and other urban obstacles
- Off-skates strength and flexibility training
- Control on downhills ( alternate meeting place in Danville)
- Trail Skate: Half hour practicing the day's skill application, intervals and heart rate checks, trail etiquette, hydration reminders
- Cool-down: Fun skaters' tricks, mobility/agility work. Announce homework, goals for next class.