Use Fartlek Technique To Run Faster

Use Fartlek Technique To Run Faster

Everyone who likes to run would love to run fastly. Runners employ and use different techniques to try and enhance their ability to run at a quicker pace and maximize the results.

However, recently, there is a technique that has gotten very popular among the runners and it is known as Fartlek. It is said to help you run faster and improve your running as well.

In this article, we will have a look at some important aspects of this technique.


● What Is Fartlek?

It is a basic human instinct to work harder and push to his limits if he has a goal to achieve insight. Fartlek's technique works on this principle.
In this technique, you set a target for yourself to run and you have to run towards it as fast as possible.

Let's say that you are running on the road and you can see a tree. You will set that tree as your initial target and you will run towards it as fast as you possibly can. Then, when you reach that destination, you will set another milestone and you will jog towards that milestone.
When you reach that milestone as well, you may target another signboard and you will walk towards that as well.

This is what the Fartlek technique is based upon. It helps you to stay motivated and keeps you going. It gives you the freedom of choice and helps you to give your best and become a better runner.


● Benefits

Several benefits can be associated with this technique.

  • You are your trainer.
  • You don't have to follow a certain pattern every day.
  • There isn't a set rule that needs to be followed.
  • You can play around as much as you want.
  • It will improve your cardiovascular fitness.
  • It will help to improve your mood.


In conclusion, Fartlek is one of the latest running techniques that is becoming popular among a lot of athletes and the best thing about this technique is that you can even use it in different workouts just by tinkering with it a bit.


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