Cardiovascular Problems


As a runner and sportsmen in general, it is very important to maintain a healthy heart that can cope with the exposure of training intensity. A healthy heart may be crucial for everyone and beneficiary in all life situations, but as a sportsmen it is even of more importance. There are 4 general factors that … Continue reading

Running Training


After more than two full days of pausing from my nearly daily workout program, I have finally found the time to go running again. Due to some time restrictions, I kept it to running only today, rather than also cycling and weightlifting for a while. I had two training units today: My first training unit … Continue reading

Supplementary Diet


Many people that I have met, seen, and talked to take some form of a supplementary diet. That may start with vitamin pills, protein snacks, high-protein drinks for muscle building, fat burners, all the way to anabolic steroids. Whereas I believe in some kind of effectiveness of each of these and other related products, I … Continue reading

The Controversy of Pausing one’s Workout


After exercising nearly daily with both cardio training and weight lifting, taking a break for a day or two feels really tiring. Have you ever experienced this? It shouldn’t make sense, rather being the total opposite: Resting energizes you. Well, whereas that is generally true for breaks and sleeps during the day, my experience has … Continue reading

Distance-Running Training 1


Very recently, I have found a new passion of mine, which is doing daily exercising and training my heart rate to eventually and hopefully run a (half-) marathon. I had a similar attempt last year but got distracted by school and other activities. This time I take it much more seriously and train little by … Continue reading