My NYC Marathon experience

NYC Marathon experience

4 months of training. Total logged distance (mi): 423.50 (677.60 km). 50,000 runners at the start. 5 boroughs from Staten Island to Manhattan. 10,000 volunteers who pitched in, and the million-plus spectators who cheered from the sidelines. 26.2 miles – a journey I will never forget. A lot of people have warned me that this race, or […]

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Marathon Recovery Tips

Marathon Recovery Tips

Recovering from a marathon and a distance of 26.2 miles is a very important component to your perfect training plan. Unfortunately most runners often neglect marathon recovery tips and jump right back into training when the soreness is gone. The runners high is real, we just have accomplished something so great and now we have […]

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The NYC Marathon: less than 24 hours to go

less than 24 hours to go

Here I am! Less than 24 hours away from my biggest race ever. My first marathon. My home run. 26.2 in New York City. The city that has changed my life in the past 4 years. Let me share some final thoughts and emotions before my big day. I’ve been training for the NYC Marathon […]

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My favorite Quad Exercise for runners

Quad Exercise For Runners

Let me highlight the most effective quad exercise for runners. As most of you may know I do both bodybuilding and running and couldn’t be happier how both sports benefit from each other so much. Why is strengthen your quadriceps so important? Our quads are the primary movers in the running motion. Developing these muscles […]

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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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