[fahrt-lek] /ˈfɑrt lɛk/

a training technique, used especially among runners, consisting of bursts of intense effort loosely alternating with less strenuous activity.
(sport) another name for interval training

1952, Swedish, from fart “speed” (cf. Old Norse fara “to go, move;” see fare (v.)) + lek “play” (cf. Old Norse leika “play;” see lark (v.)).


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