Tag Archives: running

Sometimes, it’s better not to do a workout.

Today’s planned speed work started with a strong desire to take a nap.  I headed to the bicycle path at the park anyway.  Sure enough, 15 minutes into the warm…

To juice or not to juice?

The Sugary Fruit Paradox A piece of fruit is more than the sum of its fiber and fructose. By Alex Hutchinson Published August 2, 2013 Sugar is bad, but fruit…

fartlek, running, training, marathon, half marathon

Fartlek

What is fartlek? In translation, the Swedish word ‘fartlek’ is speed play. In meaning, it is the true enjoyment of running! Fartlek is similar to interval training in that shorter…