Did not finish

DNF-in-running

Training for a race is your journey to the start. This starting line is something you’ve been waiting for. A goal that you’ve been wanting to accomplish. You hear the gunshot and you’re off to your race. Not all races are meant to be finished though. The more you’re racing the higher the possibility of […]

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Fit on vacation

stay fit on vacation

You want to stay fit on vacation? Don’t let your upcoming trip screw your diet and training goals. It is absolutely possible to go on vacation, enjoy yourself and stick to your diet as much as you can.  If you’re usually going on vacation to completely lose it and you don’t care about your diet […]

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NYC Half 2018 review

NYC Half 2018 review

It’s done. Another great half marathon in the books. It definitely was an outstanding one in many ways. Not only because I ran a new personal best of 01:48:30 (old PR was 01:50:51 on the old course) but also because of the circumstances this year. It was a new course – nobody knew what to […]

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Last-Minute Race Day Tips

Last-Minute Race Day Tips

New York is getting ready for the NYC Half Marathon 2018 and more than 20.000 runners are getting into the pre-race-blues. The week before an important race is a mix of excitement, anxiety and pure joy. Even though I ran the NYC Half multiple times already it always gives me butterflies. It’s New York’s biggest […]

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Half Marathon Training Tips

Half Marathon Training Tips

Half Marathon training tips are super important especially when you are planning on running your first Half Marathon and you are looking for Half Marathon training tips for beginners. But even when you have ran the 13.1 miles race several times before Half Marathon training tips never get old. Here are some great advise for your […]

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Inspirational running quotes

running quotes

Sometimes we all need a motivation boost before our runs, right? Before my long runs on the weekend I need them the most. Waking up early to have the road for yourself and run your 13 ++ miles needs that extra push some days. I rounded up the 10 best inspirational running quotes to help get you […]

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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 losing 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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From the couch to a 5K

5K training plan

First of all: I’m glad that you’re doing it. Wow. You decided to achieve your first goal as a runner. You signed up for your first 5K race, or you just want to reach your first distance goal. Goals are always great to make you stick to your running training. First off, you may be […]

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Grocery List Essentials

runners diet

I have been asked so many times how my runners diet looks like. If I have a special nutrition plan and on what a runners nutrition is based on. Since a healthy way of living is part of my routine I wouldn’t say that I’m following a strict diet. If you spent some time with […]

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5 Reasons Why I Run

Reasons for running

One of the most frequent questions I’m asked is, “Why do you run so much – What are your reasons for running?” I’m giving a quick answer like, “I just need to do it for my inner peace.” Most likely that confuses everybody even more and might confirm their suspicion that somebody who runs so […]

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