How to taper for a marathon

taper for a marathon

Tapering before a marathon is as important as the hard work you have done so far. Welcome to taper city, taper town or however you want to name the last stretch before the big race. But how do you taper for a marathon? Tapering should start three weeks out before the marathon. The physical work […]

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New York City Marathon Course

New York City Marathon Course

Are you running the New York City Marathon 2017 and are wondering about a New York City Marathon course strategy? The TCS New York City Marathon is one of the greatest in the world. Not only because of the crowds but also because of it’s scenic course you will probably never forget. New York City Marathon Course […]

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7 easy to follow Running Training Tips and Tricks

Running training tips

Run your best with my running training tips and tricks. Based on my experiences I would like to share my top 7 running training tips that will keep you running strong and healthy. Running requires a lot more than just an pair of running shoes and an open road. Here is what you need to […]

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How this food tracking app helps you to lose weight

food tracking app

It’s super easy to learn to love your scale. Most of us do not really know how many calories we should eat and how many calories our meals include. A good way to get a feeling of our calorie intake is to simply track our food. Just track everything from breakfast, lunch, dinner and all […]

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Marathon Training Tips Q&A

Marathon Training Tips

I’ve been training for the TCS New York City Marathon for 9 weeks now and I have received so many questions so far that I decided to come up with a fun Marathon Training Tips Q&A where I will explain marathon training tips for first timers, the secret behind my marathon training diet, how my gym sessions are […]

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Meet Ultra Marathoner Leigh Gerson

Running 120 miles in one shot sounds like a tough and pretty crazy challenge, doesn’t it? For me personally 120 miles are totally out of what I could ever run without making any stops and I’m pretty sure for the most of you as well. I met the woman who is planning on running from […]

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Alcohol and Running. Do they mix?

Alcohol and Running

How alcohol affects your running performance. It’s pretty obvious that alcohol and running don’t get along quite well. I’m not a huge drinker but I enjoy a glass of wine (or two) once in a while. You won’t find me in clubs drinking excessive though. For me personally the balance is key here because I […]

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5 benefits of running with a group

running with a group

This morning I had my very first running event in New York City. With a group of 30 runners we met at Central Park for a 5 mile loop through the hilly course of the city’s most beautiful park. Runners from all fitness levels showed up. Absolute beginners, marathoners and the casual Sunday joggers. People […]

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My Bad Workout Advice

Bad Workout Advice

Let’s keep it real. It happens to all of us. Experiencing a bad workout / run is frustrating and sometimes irritating because most of the times it happens out of the blue. Of course it has happened to me before and I’m not going to lie: It’s super annoying. But why do bad workouts happen […]

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How to burn fat while running

burn fat while running

I’ve been asked frequently how to burn fat while running and what’s the best way of loose weight while running. First of all everybody is different and every body works different so there is no bible on how to burn fat while running that works for everyone. Fun fact: I started running exactly for the […]

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