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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Running on the beach

Running on the beach

If you’re leaving for vacation and you are planning on taking your love for running to the shoreline you should read my tips for running on the beach before. It sure is one of the most beautiful places a runner could get a workout done, but it is important to know some pointers before you […]

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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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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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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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How to breathe while running

Running Trainer NYC

Running and breathing – what are the best running breathing techniques for beginners? Pace, cadence, and form are all important factors in running, but without the right breathing strategy, your trek may be much shorter than you want it to be. If you’re new to endurance training, you may find that your breath is one […]

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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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