Category Archives: sports

How to tackle challenges…

So last weekend I watched something on RTL that was inspiring. Yes, that “crap channel” and inspiring in one sentence. And it´s not been inspiring because it´s been on RTL, but the person that was in it was inpiring. Especially … Continue reading

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Half Marathon – Training Week 12 +13 (25.12.207 – 07.01.2018)

28.12.2017 First run after Christmas foods, after only walking and first timeand using my new compression socks for the first time – and the very first 3km were bloody hell and running was no fun as my legs hurt like … Continue reading

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Half Marathon – Training Week 11 (18.12.207 – 24.12.2017)

Monday (18th) It´s been  stressful day at work and this run was supposed to clear my mind but totally failed – it rather made it worse. Running itself was okay, neither good nor bad. Just an average run in the … Continue reading

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3rd month in – half marathon training

Looking back doesn´t hurt! …because then you see how far you´ve come already. Especially helpful in times where things feel like they´re not going the way they should. I always need to remember: in summer 2016 I was dead exhausted … Continue reading

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Half Marathon – Training Week 10 (11.12.207 – 17.12.2017)

Actually…this post doesn´t even deserve the title “week” – because I just went for ONE run, simply because first off I was having a cold creep up to me and also was at the Nothing More concert – and then … Continue reading

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Half Marathon – Training Week 9 (04.12.207 – 10.12.2017)

Tuesday Warm-Up 10min (HF zone 1-2) Task 40min (HF zone 3) Cool-down 5min (HF zone 1-2) So it was the first run after my break –  – and to be totally honest, I am not really fully certain, if it changed anything. My … Continue reading

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2nd month in – half marathon training

Second month of training is done – whilst tiny improvements are visible, the learnings are still numerous and feel bigger than anything else – especially since my body is still in the phase of adapting and getting used to all … Continue reading

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Half Marathon – Training Week 8 (27.11.207 – 03.12.2017)

Week 8- and I only did one short 40 minutes run after which I had to face the fact, that it´s time for a break. Why? Well, several reasons. The pain in my legs when running is one of those … Continue reading

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Half Marathon – Training Week 7 (20.11.207 – 26.11.2017)

The fourth run I couldn´t do anymore, so I am stuck with three runs again which really starts to be annoying. Monday Warm-Up 10min (HF zone 1-2) Task 35min (HF zone 3) Cool-down 5min (HF zone 1-2) I was really motivated though my … Continue reading

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Half Marathon – Training Week 6 (13.11.207 – 19.11.2017)

Monday Warm-Up 10min (HF zone 1-2) Task 45min (HF zone 3) Cool-down 5min (HF zone 1-2) 6.66km – what a nice evil distance it was, totally not intended but funny at last. My lung was struggling a bit with the cold air, with … Continue reading

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Half Marathon – Training Week 5 (06.11.207 – 12.11.2017)

Well, you know, running on this polar programme from my running watch, I was kinda told that the first month sucked – out of 12 possible stars I got 3…what a fail, and pretty much upset me because I thought … Continue reading

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1st month training for the half marathon

– alternatively you can all this blog entry “things that these first 4 weeks have taught me”. Simply because I learned a lot. Sometimes the hard way, sometimes the learning was not that bad, but let´s have a look! Ditch … Continue reading

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Half Marathon – Training Week 4 (30.10.207 – 05.11.2017)

Tuesday Warm-Up 10min (HF zone 1-2) Task 25min (HF zone 3) Cool-down 5min (HF zone 1-2) Finally the first full day back in Hamburg, and time for a run – with a new runnng route, as I was really getting sick of my … Continue reading

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