is one of the many various types of athletic training which involves alternating periods of intense exercise through running for example, followed by periods of less intense exercise, such as walking.

FARTLEK TRAINING: "Fartlek training is being adopted in an increasing amount of physical education lessons in primary and secondary education institutions given its advantages."
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