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Category: The Active Life

Running Speed – Staircase Sprints to Increase Your Speed

I used to run far more than I did in the last couple of years. It was Marina who brought me back to more regular running, when she asked me to run the first Nikes Women’s run with her in Berlin. This was the starting point for a couple of street runs we did just for fun. These street runs made me realize, that the years I took more or less a break from regular running had me lose a lot of running speed. And I admit, even though we do these runs for fun, I still have a tiny little…

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4 Ways Out Of YOUR Dehydration Misery

I am a bad drinker (not what you think). I drink very little throughout the day… I’m talking about water. Or any kind of liquid. And I end up in dehydration misery. In summer, it is easier, but in winter, I can survive with one cup of coffee (early morning wake up procedure) throughout the day easily. The results are obvious: Headaches, and exhaustion. Dehydration misery. And just a little bit of water could fix all that. This is a problem a lot of us know and struggle with. Because as soon as we leave the house the day life…

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Tracy Anderson’s Metamorphosis Review – I Will Do It, But At My Own Pace!

Kicking of the training season with Tracy Anderson’s Metamorphosis workout… why? Today was the first day in weeks I had the wish to hurry home, put on my running shoes and just go for a run. But the weather changed everything. Thunderstorm in Berlin, so no running for today. I got so wet on my bike on the way home that I had to take a shower first to get warm again. Now, lying in bed, thinking of plan B and snuggling Mia (my Chihuahua) I am typing my first post for this blog. As the training season has started…

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