marathon-mistakes

My marathon mistakes in Berlin

This year I ran the Berlin Marathon for the first time. After 3 weeks of progressing every single step of this marathon I know today what kind of marathon mistakes I have made and how I can avoid them in the future. If you’re looking for possible marathon mistakes and how to avoid them this is your article:  […]

taper for a marathon

How to taper for a marathon

Tapering before a marathon is as important as the hard work you have done so far. Welcome to taper city, taper town or however you want to name the last stretch before the big race. But how do you taper for a marathon? Tapering should start three weeks out before the marathon. The physical work […]

Running back to back Marathons

Running back to back Marathons

It seems like running back to back marathons become more and more popular. Even for myself the magic of running multiple marathons got me this year. I will be running the Berlin Marathon, Chicago and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. All in a 7 weeks window. It’s all about to train and […]

Stretches-before-Running

4 Best Stretches to Do before Running

This is a guest blog posting from Patrick, a fitness trainer and a blogger at Fix Your Walk. He has created his website in order to help people who are suffering from foot pain caused by many different factors. Make sure you follow him on Twitter  Stretching for runners is a very important topic. Like with […]

Last-Minute Race Day Tips

Last-Minute Race Day Tips

New York is getting ready for the NYC Half Marathon 2018 and more than 20.000 runners are getting into the pre-race-blues. The week before an important race is a mix of excitement, anxiety and pure joy. Even though I ran the NYC Half multiple times already it always gives me butterflies. It’s New York’s biggest […]

Half Marathon Training Tips

Half Marathon Training Tips

Half Marathon training tips are super important especially when you are planning on running your first Half Marathon and you are looking for Half Marathon training tips for beginners. But even when you have ran the 13.1 miles race several times before Half Marathon training tips never get old. Here are some great advise for your […]

5K training plan

From the couch to a 5K

Run your first 5K with my training planFirst of all: I’m glad that you’re doing it. Wow. You decided to achieve your first goal as a runner. You signed up for your first 5K race, or you just want to reach your first distance goal. Goals are always great to make you stick to your […]

Marathon Training Tips

Marathon Training Tips Q&A

On my way to 26.2 milesI’ve been training for the TCS New York City Marathon for 9 weeks now and I have received so many questions so far that I decided to come up with a fun Marathon Training Tips Q&A where I will explain marathon training tips for first timers, the secret behind my marathon training diet, […]

How often do you run

How often do you run?

It’s a very common question I get asked several times per week: How often do you run Sabrina? Should you run every day? How often should beginners run? Depending on your goals and fitness level my answers are always different. How often do you run a week? For me personally I train 4 times a week. […]

Running and lifting

How to learn a language while running

Take your workouts to the next levelIt’s no secret that exercise improves your brain, but is it possible to learn a language while running? Studies continue to reveal that regular exercise, the kind that puts you out of breath and makes you sweaty, literally boosts the size of the hippocampus.