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Fartlek Training for Endurance in the Martial Arts

Back when I was in the Marines, I was introduced to a specialized form of training that the old-timers used back in the 1940′s.  These were developed for Officers Candidate School (OCS) and is still used to this day.  434 more words

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The Strategy of Running a Fartlek

For some time, I have intended to devote one post to the fartlek….”speed play” for runners.

Swedish Olympic coach Gusta Holmer invented the strategy after reviewing his country’s military training exercises, which used varied pace brisk walks and jogs to increase fitness. 497 more words

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