My training plans are derailed by illness as I travel on a summer vacation with the family. How does this impact my preparations for Berlin?
For the first time in this marathon build up, I’m faced with the “run or not” conundrum because of a cold. Did it derail my week? All details in this full report.
The 2022 Berlin Marathon is inching closer. Find out all the details about my preparations last week.
Moderate running is the safest way to build strength and resilience. Learn the details about this intensity zone, and how to implement it in your training.
Training too hard is a common mistake for new runners. Learn how to approach running in a sustainable manner, that will allow you to make regular running a part of your life.
Your aerobic capacity determines how fast you can run. Learn why, and how to improve your aerobic capacity.
Establishing a running habit is difficult. Learn how to overcome the challenge, and make running a staple in your life.
Learn how economics gives us insight into what the optimal running workout intensity is, and why you should control your training to optimise long term progress.
Learn why consistency is the single most important factor if you want to improve as a runner.
Iron deficiency is a common reason for lack of progress and setbacks for distance runners. Learn about causes, testing, and treatments.
Half a year has passed since I ran the Berlin Marathon. It is safe to say that my running has not gone according to plan through these six months.
It is a law of nature that every runner will suffer injuries that prevent them from training as planned. Equally all-encompassing is the feeling of invincibility that characterises any runner who has yet to encounter debilitating injuries.
Shoes and Gear
New Balance have kicked off the 2021 shoe season with a new version of their fastest daily trainer. How does it stack up in a heated market, and is it worth getting?
The FuelCell TC is New Balance’s first entry into the now crowded space of high stack, carbon plated shoes. The Boston based company promises a fast and fierce feel combined with impressive durability.
Cold, wet, icy and snowy, on the surface, winter certainly seems like a season for staying inside. But winter running can be so much more than just running on the treadmill.
Technological progress over the past decades has provided runners with a variety of methods to control their training intensity. Is running power the next big thing?
“Is running healthy?” This question requires a thorough investigation. Instead of relying on unfounded myths and hearsay, we must dive into the world of science.
Although the taper has been a hotly contested topic for decades, a consensus of a sort has emerged. Is there a better way to taper?