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, Health, Motivation, Nutrition, Trailrunning

Everyday Hero Manuela Dietzinger: How to lose 60 pounds and become fit, fast and fearless

Are you trying to lose weight? Are you running to shed a few pounds? But are a bit lost? Don’t worry, I would be too. That’s why I have teamed up with my friend Manuela Ditzinger who runs in my OCR team Munich Elite Warriors and at Adidas Runners Munich. While I met her when she was already super fit and fast, I recently found out that she once weighed around 60 pounds more than she does today. And who should give better tips about sustainable weight loss than someone who has achieved exactly that.

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Why you should track your food
Fitness, Motivation, Nutrition

5 reasons why you should track your food

I am not gonna lie: I LOVE food and I love eating a lot of it. That was why  I was never really keen on tracking my food. I thought if I track my food it would take the enjoyment out of it.

But while training for my Marathons I faced some unexpected weight gain. I obviously was indulging more than what I should have. And as you know, every gram counts when you have to run for 42km.
So for Berlin Marathon I decided to be a bit stricter with my diet. I decided not to eat sweets and junk food and not drink any alcohol.

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