Improve Your Running Stamina with Progression Runs

Progression runs were once called the Kenyan secret. They’re great for building stamina, mental strength, and teaching the body to run increasingly faster at the end of a race. A progression run is a run with structured pace increases from beginning to end. The distance and pace will vary based on your specific training goals. Let’s imagine […]

What is Fartlek Training?

Fartlek is a term borrowed from the Swedish. The Swedish word Fart (speed) and lek (play) combine to form the word Fartlek (speedplay). Fartlek training incorporates bouts of fast and slow running over varying distances. The duration and intensity are relatively unstructured as opposed to the strict limits used in interval training. History Swedish cross-country coach Gösta Holmér […]