My Summer essentials

Summer Essentials

My marathon training (for Berlin, Chicago and New York)  started back in July and looking back there are a few products I would like to highlight and share with you because they helped me to stay in my workout routine all happy and healthy. In running, especially when you’re training for 3 back to back […]

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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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Running back to back Marathons

Running back to back Marathons

It seems like running back to back marathons become more and more popular. Even for myself the magic of running multiple marathons got me this year. I will be running the Berlin Marathon, Chicago and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. All in a 7 weeks window. It’s all about to train and […]

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The best leg workout for runners

Running Coach NYC

It was a hot summer day when I met the Runtastic crew for an amazing collaboration in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Personally I use the Runtastic apps a lot, so I was super excited to record this fantastic video with Lunden Souza and her team. Leg workout for runners These 7 exercises are the key to strong […]

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Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta

Peachtree Road Race

The Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta – It’s the world’s largest 10K road race. 60.000 runners with more than 45 years and counting in the making. The largest Road Race of any kind in the States. The race attracts some of the world’s elite runners and has served as both the United States’ men’s and women’s […]

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Hydration for runners

hydration for runners

Hydration for runners is key. Especially now in the summer we have to drink even more. Water is essential for us and aids digestions and of course keeps our body temperature from rising to lethal levels during running. 55 to 65 percent of your weight accounts water. When we work out our muscles produce up […]

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4 Best Stretches to Do before Running

Stretches-before-Running

This is a guest blog posting from Patrick, a fitness trainer and a blogger at Fix Your Walk. He has created his website in order to help people who are suffering from foot pain caused by many different factors. Make sure you follow him on Twitter  Stretching for runners is a very important topic. Like with […]

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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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