Fartlek



[fahrt-lek] /ˈfɑrt lɛk/

noun
1.
a training technique, used especially among runners, consisting of bursts of intense effort loosely alternating with less strenuous activity.
/ˈfɑːtlɛk/
noun
1.
(sport) another name for interval training
n.

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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