The first time I heard the term “fartlek” was when a college coach called me during the recruiting process my senior year of high school. To be honest, at that time I was a typical high school girl and that word made me giggle. I probably thought, Fartlek? What a stupid sounding workout. Why not just do some intervals on the track?
Now I know so much better. The workout with the stupid sounding name is a valuable one to have in the training arsenal for all runners, no matter your level. Read more >>