Month: September 2021

title pic running alter ego

Imagine for a second you’d have running superpowers. What would they be, and how would you run? Do you dream of having the grace and endurance of Eliud Kipchoge? Or do you wish to have the mental toughness and grit of Courtney Dauwalter? Imagine you were your ideal running self so that you could complete …

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If you like potatoes and seafood, you will love this dish. Root vegetables and seafood combine into a perfect meal of healthy carbs, fats, and protein. Combining herbs de Provence with ground turmeric seems a bit odd at first, but trust me, this combination of flavors is one you don’t want to miss 😉. Coconut …

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protein chocolate squares sitting on a plate

These chocolate squares are one of my favorites. With a bit more protein than your typical chocolate bars, they are great for long runs, where it can be tricky to consume adequate protein. I found they taste better a day or two after making. Just after hardening, they might be a bit gooey – like …

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50K Bernau Race Report Title Pic

On September 18th, 2021, I toed the line to the 50 km ultramarathon in Bernau. Just 3 weeks after my 3rd place finish at the Schwerin Lake Ultra Trail Marathon, I wanted to use this 50 km race as a faster-paced training run. I registered because it is just 30 minutes from Berlin – where …

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Are you wondering which sports-psychology self-help book you should read next? If swear words don’t put you off, and you’d like to get a broad overview on how to solve the most common psychological roadblocks endurance athletes face, then read “The Brave Athlete. Calm The F* Down And Rise To The Occasion”. The authors are …

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Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with Ultimate Direction and didn’t receive a vest for testing purposes. This review is based solely on my opinion and experiences with the Ultimate Direction Women’s Race 5.0 in training and racing. My First Ultimate Direction Running Vest Two weeks before my first race in 2021 – the Schwerin Lake …

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Did you know that your self-image plays a vital role in your ability to achieve any goal you set for yourself? You can do all the goal-setting exercises you know, use the SMART – process for goal setting, and apply positive thinking strategies. But without a positive self-image, you will need tremendous amounts of willpower …

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For this chocolate ice cream, you only need five ingredients and 10 minutes of spare time. I don’t have an ice cream maker, so I mixed some basic keto ingredients and put the mixture in the freezer. The result is a chocolate ice cream that is creamy and sweet and an excellent basis for further …

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smileys in a row

I don’t remember the first time I cried during a run. Maybe it was on those lonely plantations in South Africa, where the only sound that overlayed my inner voice was the cry of an unknown bird. When I just started running, and didn’t know how it would shape my character and life. Maybe it …

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