Berlin Marathon
Fitness, Health, Marathon, Motivation

Overcoming failure – I missed my Berlin Marathon goal, now what?

In fitness and sports we like to talk about goals and personal bests. But something we do not like to talk about is failure. Somehow the error culture in our modern social media influenced world is non existing. We rather present failure free and perfect lives on instagram. But this is not the real world. Everyone fails sooner or later. It is absolutely human and we have to talk honestly about it. So I’ll make the first step:

I failed and missed my Berlin Marathon goal of running a sub 4 hour time.

And I am not very happy about it. And I know many other runners that also missed their goals at the Berlin Marathon 2018, and are also gutted about it. So why am I writing this blogpost? Maybe to give us all, including me a different perspective on how we can overcome our failures.

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Fitness, Motivation, Training

How to get into a new fitness routine after a move

I’ve moved cities 5 times in the last 10 years, and it has always been tough and challenging. Even worse, I had to change my fitness routine because all my favorite classes and running routes were no longer available. But I’ve also learned a lot on how to stay fit while moving and want to share that with you.

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cold showers
Fitness, Health, Motivation, Training

9 surprising benefits of cold showers and how to make them a habit

Having cold showers every day was one of my new year’s resolutions. In the beginning it was definitely hard to have a cold shower, or at least a cold splash at the end of a hot shower every day. But in the end the cold showers were absolute worth it.

Here are my top 9 benefits of cold showers why:

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Fitness, Motivation, Training

How to become a morning person

Until a few months ago I was not a morning person at all. I would get up fairly late (at around 8 a.m.) and be at the office by 9:30. I would work out in my lunch break or in the evenings.
But then I changed cities and jobs and working out at lunch time was not an option any more. I had to work out in the mornings if I wanted to get in my training in as planned. My only option was to transofm myself into a morning person.

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