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 since July. Looking back when I wasn't sure if I [...]
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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 and strengthens them will make you stronger and faster in [...]
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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 know when it comes to running training. Running with a [...]
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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 going and my marathon training schedule so far. Marathon Training Tips [...]
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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 don't think you should give up on alcohol completely. Alcohol [...]
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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 say, that running with a group makes you a better [...]
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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 to us and what should we do when we experience [...]
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7 Ways I Turned Into An Athlete

Looking back to my progress in running and weight lifting the past years I consider myself as an athlete today. First of all: there is not one person who can tell you if you are or are not an athlete. Athletes come in every shape and size and only you can control how you view yourself. No one gets to decide for you! I've done a [...]
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How often do you run?

How often do you run
It's a very common question I get asked several times per week: How often do you run Sabrina? Should you run every day? How often should beginners run? Depending on your goals and fitness level my answers are always different. How often do you run a week? For me personally I train 4 times a week. So how often you run a week is based on [...]
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Own your second skin

Second Skin
Last Wednesday I was invited to a private event to check out Dick's Sporting Goods new line of private-label training apparel called Second Skin. About 20 athletes such as spartan race athlete Hunter McIntyre met at the Tonehouse in New York to experience the so called "hardest workout in the city" lead by  (more…)
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