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Once you start going beyond the 10k distance, you need to think about nutrition during your run. Whether you are attempting a half-marathon, the marathon, or an ultra-marathon, you will be better off with some fuel along the way. And while you certainly can finish a half marathon and a marathon without any additional calories …

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As an ultrarunner, you are tough.  You need to be.  Running fifty, one hundred, and more kilometers at a time, most of the time in harsh environmental conditions, is not for the faint of heart.  While everyone seems to agree that you need to log a sufficient amount of kilometers during training, the opinions on …

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These coconut macaroons are my favorite cookies. You need only four ingredients to make these irresistible treats. Like the coconut-lemon-cake, I love macaroons as a welcome treat on a long run or hike. Crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside, they make the perfect travel food. Sharing with friends and family is easy, …

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“Long-distance running is 90% mental, and the other half is physical.” – Rich Davies While physical health and stamina are critical if you want to run 50 miles, 100 miles, and more, the limiting factors for many people are their character, daily habits, and the relationship they have with their mind. Mental training should be …

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You want to increase your running distance, start run-commuting, or plan to run your first ultra-marathon? Then running with a backpack will be part of your journey. And if you are new to running with more than just your clothes on and are on the hunt for more information, you have come to the right …

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Do you fancy a light cake that tastes like summer? Then try this easy coconut-lemon-cake. It requires zero prep time and is deliciously juicy. You can be creative and add flavors and extras to your liking. For example, you could swap cocoa powder for lemon juice. You might want to add chocolate flakes, dried berries, …

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Strength training should be an integral part of life. Not just for us runners but for anyone who wishes to combat the adverse effects of modern-day society. If you want to have the strength and mobility to perform everyday tasks with ease until old age and want to look better naked, you better be strong. …

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Are you looking for a crispbread to help you shovel that guacamole or oven-baked brie into your mouth? Look no further. I found this crispbread recipe on the German blog “Ketogen Leben.” I tried other seed crispbreads before, but this one became a staple in my diet. This crispbread is easy to make, tastes great, …

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Let’s face it. You want to run strong and injury-free. You want to get the most out of your training and realize your running dreams. Crush that 10k PR or finish a marathon or even ultra-marathon. You heard about strength training and how it’s supposed to help you achieve your running goals. But do you …

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Social anxiety has been a constant in my life for as long as I can remember. As I have written about here, I grew up with an intense fear of people. However, step by step, I learned how to manage anxiety and social anxiety. Especially my years at university were a period of immense personal …

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