4 ways to improve post-workout recovery Read more Post-workout recovery – the secret to getting fast and strong
If we could train and not accumulate fatigue that would be the best, right? Unfortunately, every hard effort taxes our physical and mental reserves and requires some time to recover from. Racing, time trials or even fast-paced workout can leave our bodies tired and sore for a while. Even though it usually follows with a […]
Read more Alone on the mountain. Hiking from Tegernsee to Schliersee
As much as we all would like to be Olympic champions, there is a big difference between athletes who consistently improve and get stronger or faster (or both) and those who struggle and see little or no results despite hard efforts. Ironically, that difference is post-workout recovery.
Read more Training intensity – how HIIT may compromise progress
We were standing at the top of the third peak, completely surrounded by the cloud. Nothing was visible around us but the fog and just a couple of meters of grass.
Read more Around the world: Running in NYC and Central Park
Putting in consistent hard work and not getting back expected results sucks. I’ve been there. I listened to my coach and worked every interval as hard as I could. I felt great during training (mostly because I was working my butt off), but when races came I didn’t have enough speed and endurance to show […]
Read more How to stay fit while traveling – healthy travel tips
If I would need to explain what New York City is to a teenager, I would say it looks exactly like their messy room.Well, maybe a messy room with an awesome skyline view.
Read more 15 day trip ideas from Munich
Staying fit and eating healthy rarely scores high in our priority list when we are traveling. In fact, it’s somewhere between remembering to send a postcard to your grandmother telling how you went to the top of the Eiffel tower and waking up at dawn to listen how birds sing and nature wakes up.
Read more A day in Luxembourg City
Munich is strategically located in the middle of Europe – a truly awesome starting point for all who want to explore Central Europe. It’s crazy to think about it, but you can reach up to 10 countries within 5 hours and that’s only overland travel – by train, bus or car. You don’t even need […]
Read more Race report – Munich Marathon 2016
When you’re on a tight schedule and would like to squeeze in as much experience as possible, I strongly advise you to travel through Luxembourg City. It doesn’t matter if it’s a flight connection, a train journey or simply involves stopping by this tiny European country when traveling by car. It’s one of the best […]
Read more Running my first marathon
I wanted to run a marathon for as long as I can remember. I used to train professionally in kayaking and even though I ran occasionally (mostly in Autumn), I couldn’t allow myself to take on the whole marathon journey. I would have to substitute my time in the boat with running (plus the added […]
It was 6:00 am on a cold Sunday morning in early October – I was up from bed and very excited. It was time to do it – time to run this thing. Somewhere between New Years’s resolutions and reading the history of Ancient Greece in my spare time – you know, what we all […]