One-Hour Workout: Your New Favorite Fartlek Run

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Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).

This week’s fartlek run workout comes from pro triathlete and Endurance Corner coach Justin Daerr. The Boulder, Colo.-based coach says you can do the workout once through, or do it as a pyramid and work your way back down. “The first way is more of a ‘feel good’ session, the second way is a bit more challenging,” he says. The recovery time is equal to the hard effort.

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One-Hour Workout: Your New Favorite Fartlek Run

Warm-up
10–15 min easy

Main Set
4×15 sec fast/15 sec recovery
3×30 sec fast/30 sec recovery
2×60 sec fast /60 sec recovery
1×90 sec fast/90 sec recovery

[Work your way back down the pyramid or just do it once through]

Cool-down
10–15 min easy

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