fartlek fartlek


  • (n) a method of athletic training (especially for runners) in which strenuous effort and normal effort alternate in a continuous exercise


  • The Most Important Run Workouts For Triathletes

    Kara Goucher on the track in San Diego, Calif. Coach Justin Daerr has found that three basic sessions hold the hierarchy: the long run, the transition run and the fartlek/speed run. The post The Most Important Run Workouts For Triathletes appeared first on Triathlete.com .
    on October 18, 2013     Source: Triathlete / Inside Triathlon


  1. "My run training is similar to that of a half-marathon runner," says Olympic triathlete Tim Don. "It includes track work, fartlek and interval training as well as long and steady runs. A bit of variation is important. You don't want your body...
    on Jan 11, 2009 By: Tim Don Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We must stop making excuses," Viren said. "People talk about the Africans' natural ability to chop and change the pace but we have had that for many years in Scandinavia, it is called fartlek. It is a well established tradition and played a...
    on Aug 8, 2005 By: Lasse Virén Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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