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5 Ways To Add Some Spice To Your Running Routine

5 Ways To Add Some Spice To Your Running Routine

1) Long Runs Gradual increase by having Long runs extend the distance your body can comfortably run. By spending a longer amount of time on your feet, your body becomes more comfortable running longer distances. 2)Fartlek Fartlek literally means “speed play” in Swedish and I’ve made them a weekly staple. Instead of running the track, … Continue reading

Training: Fartlek

Fartlek Fartlek, which means “speed play” in Swedish, is type of conditioning workout that puts stress mainly on the aerobic energy system due to the continuous nature of the exercise. The difference between this type of training and continuous training is that the intensity or speed of the exercise varies, meaning that aerobic and anaerobic … Continue reading