Week 10 - 2.2

Week 10 - 2.2 "Fartlek Cycle"

June 09, 2018

Week 10 - 2.2 Cardiovascular Development

For todays session, you will be cycling. It is an excellent tool to work without causing undue stress or fatigue whilst working your endurance. 

Non-Impact Cardio. Cycle, get yourself onto a spin-bike with a decent resistance setting.

Warm-up, light stretch, all that good stuff before this one.

  • Fartlek - 40 Min of: 2 min Fast, 1 min Slow
  • For the 2 minute "fast" increase the speed & resistance on the spin-bike
  • "Fast" period at sub-threshold pace
  • Do not exceed 85% MHR 

If you’re unfamiliar with Fartlek, it simply translates to “speed-play.” Increased speed for 2 minutes, cruise for 1 minute and so forth. Don’t go too hard, there’s plenty opportunity for this later. Pace yourself and maintain discipline.

IF you are not at the standard where you are able to attempt or complete these, have a look at our Complete Strength & Conditioning Program. You should already have a firm base before attempting this volume of training and our paid programs are developed to get you there.

  1. Before conducting any physical activity we recommend seeing a medical practitioner or health specialist.
  2. Do not attempt any activity if you are injured or suffering any medical condition without consulting a physician or health specialist.
  3. Skilled Athlete and the Author accept no liability for any injury sustained while participating in activities mentioned in this WOD. By conducting the program you as the individual or group accept full liability.
  4. We recommend using serviced and functional equipment to conduct all activities.
  5. All advice is only given as a guide. Skilled Athlete accept no liability for damages sustained as a result.


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