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How to stay motivated, long-term
Lifestyle

How to stay motivated, long-term

Focus on yourself Don’t compare yourself with other runners, because everyone has a different background and different goals. If you just started running, is it fairly normal that you don’t

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Pandemic tiredness
Lifestyle

Pandemic tiredness

Our lives are almost already a year determined by this health pandemic. Restricted social contacts, restrictions on travelling and in some countries even restrictions on movement. Staying positive and making

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Snow fun
Training

Snow fun

A new week, filled with snow, many layers, slippery roads and lots of fun (& good news!) Sleighing After a couple of days (which felt like weeks) doing nothing (except

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Overtrained
Training

Overtrained

Sleep is for the weak is not entirely true. Sleep is for those who appreciate their body and are not afraid to set a step back. Energy levels I felt

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Listen to signals
Training

Listen to signals

Good start of my second week of my training block with a less happy ending. New week After my 50K weekend, I had a surprisingly well Monday. I was a

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VO2 max and trails
Training

VO2 max and trails

New training block with some medical testing and a lot of kilometers. VO2 max In order to be allowed to run Trail du Grand Ballon, I need to upload a

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Deloading week
Training

Deloading week

The first ‘deloading’ week of my first training block. But how does it work, those training blocks and deloading weeks? Keep on reading to find out. Rest to improve If

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Muddy Miles
Training

Muddy miles

Last week of this training block, and to be honest, I am looking forward to a week of less dirty runs. Nonetheless, another very good training week with lots of

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Paso a paso
Training

Paso a paso

Six weeks ago I started with strength training. Besides a lot of soreness, and maybe being a little bit more toned, I didn’t notice that many differences. Until this week.

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