NYC Half Marathon Course

NYC Half Marathon course

The NYC Half Marathon is my favorite race here in New York. The NYC Half Marathon was completely redesigned in 2018 and again slightly changed in 2019. Take a look at the NYC Half Marathon course with me and find out about the new course for 2020. I have also worked on a course strategy […]

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How to balance running and weightlifting

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Finding a perfect balance between running and weightlifting is hard. Often it confuses runners because they assume both sports don’t work together. But how can you work on your endurance and speed and build lean muscle mass at the same time without being sore all day and not getting injured? Balancing running and weightlifting has […]

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NYC Half Course Strategy 2020

NYC Half Course Strategy 2019

Let’s get the NYC Half Course Strategy 2019 straight today. With the new course of the NYC Half Marathon in 2018 and a few changes in 2019, there comes a new strategy for the race. If you’re not familiar with the new course yet please read the article about the NYC Half 2020 course before […]

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Berlin Marathon 2019 course

Berlin Marathon 2019 course

Let’s talk about the Berlin Marathon 2019 course, guys. The Berlin Marathon is one of the largest and most famous marathons ever. Berlin is part of the World Marathon Majors and also known as the fastest course in the world. In 2018 Kipchoge was able to set a new world record with an incredible time […]

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Chicago Marathon Course Strategy

Chicago Marathon course

The Chicago Marathon is one of the greatest marathons you can possibly run. It’s great for experienced runners as well as first-timers. And the course itself is stunning. You can expect over 45,000 runners and hundreds of thousands of spectators cheering you on. The course is also pretty flat, making the Chicago Marathon one of […]

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3 Reasons Why Prebiotics & Probiotics Are Great for Runners

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It would be an understatement to say that supplementation is important for healthy runners. All of us can gain an edge by stacking supplements and spending time measuring their many benefits. But what about pre/probiotics? I know I’m preaching to the choir when I praise pre/probiotics and their benefits for everyday gastrointestinal function and health. But […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Berlin Marathon

What you need to know about the Berlin Marathon

It’s almost that time again! Last year I had the incredible experience of completing the Berlin Marathon. And although I hit a PR, I still made a lot of mistakes. Factoring those initial struggles into my training, I recently developed a new course strategy for the 2019 Berlin Marathon. But because I have experience with […]

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Energy Brownies for runners

Sunbutter Brownies

SunButter, also known as sunflower seed butter, is a healthier alternative to traditional peanut butter. It’s also a great option for anyone that suffers from a tree nut allergy but still wants to enjoy the taste and health benefits of peanut butter. Let’s go over some of the best health benefits of SunButter and a […]

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Marathon Recovery Tips

Marathon Recovery Tips with Biofreeze

Disclaimer: These are my personal marathon recovery tips, but you should consult with your coach, trainer or medical professional on a recovery plan that fits your needs. Recovering from a marathon and a distance of 26.2 miles is a very important component of your perfect training plan. Unfortunately, most runners often neglect marathon recovery tips […]

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How to Run Well: The Best Running Tips for Beginners

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Being a beginner at running can be equal parts exhilarating and intimidating. You might be thinking: what kind of shoes should I get? What kind of terrain should I focus on? Will I start running outdoors or on the treadmill? Am I breathing right? Or even, how realistic is finishing a 5K in my first […]

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