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Off season rules

I am kinda still in the off season, but already starting to work towards the Base phase of my training. I will keep this for the next couple of weeks. Lets call it preparation time. For this period I have … Continue reading

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Wrapping up 2012 and going into the off season

Its been a great year competing. When I look back, I feel proud about the goals I set and achieved. Not only did I manage to go further and faster, but also I fell in love with a childhood dream. … Continue reading

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Winter Victories

Especially in winter one needs victories and one needs motivation. This morning I had one of those. It is getting colder in Europe and the days are getting shorter. Last week was ok but this week we hit the lower … Continue reading

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Stopped being lazy

One of the ways to beat a clock is to up the intensity. In the past my training was mostly focused on how many miles I can work into a week. Normally catching up on it with a long run … Continue reading

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Keeping a Journal

I like keeping a blog. It gives me a central place to go back to and relive the experiences of the training, competition or the new ideas I came up with. But the pen is still mightier than html. I … Continue reading

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Being Inspired

I always looked at internal motivation to achieve my goals. I was working on that for the last couple of years in the running scene. But that has changed somehow over the last couple of months. There is so much … Continue reading

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Training weekend Linz – definitely a recommendation

Last weekend 3 – 5 August I had my first training weekend together with some other athletes in Linz and I can definitely recommend it. It was not organized professionally but more a bunch of friends getting together to ride … Continue reading

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Higher bike cadence affecting higher running cadence

The weekend I was pushing a Brick and started on a 50k bike ride followed by a 10k run. I started off in a higher gear for the 1st few minutes to warm-up and to get out of the city. … Continue reading

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The 76-78 sweetspot

I bought a Garmin GSC10 cadence meter. It synced with my Timex Global Trainer flawless-ly. I only had to set the wheelsize, which I forgot on the 1st ride out and luckily the speed indicator was so horrible, that I … Continue reading

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The 5k mile stone

It is a proud moment in my life. I reached the 5,1km milestone today. This happened by mistake. My training program was suppose to be shorter, but somehow an extra 600m slipped in. I decided then to push the limit … Continue reading

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