Is Fartlek more effective than regular training [closed]

Fartlek is intended to be a type of interval training without fixed distances, times or paces.

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To me, fartlek is not just fun. As our body is a very adaptive system, if one sticks to a training routine long enough, his body gets used to it, and thus will not make much improvement. So variation is the key (at least to me and itself is fun) so that fartlek can trick the body to keep adapting to different training intensity and condition, thus it can be effective than, but not replace, regular training.

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