When runners discuss speed work, four words you likely hear thrown around are fartleks, repeats, intervals, and tempo runs. If you ask ten people what each means, you’ll get several people agreeing on their meanings, but you’ll also get several people who know ‘more or less’ what they mean, and you’ll get some who’ll tell you they’re not sure; they’re confused. Let’s unravel the confusion in favor of clarity.
About Debbie Voiles
Debbie is a running coach who loves to work with all levels of runners from beginner runners working up to their first mile to first-time marathoners. Running form, motivation, race strategy, speed work, and cross training will all help you achieve your goals. Chat with Debbie on Google+ | LinkedIn | Facebook