Tips and motivation for recreational runners and all of you who want to start running.
We will include training tips, running updates, personal running stories, nutrition tips and give answers to different running related questions.
Summer vacation - run or no run?
Should you bring your running shoes on your summer vacation or even plan a running vacation? Well, it’s nor an easy answer. There are some pros and cons for both options. I ran the last few years a marathon end of october, so end of July was always somehow a time when I should be running, but never did. Find out how I tweaked my training plan so the two weeks of my summer vacation was always a rest period.
Running by heart rate, pace or power
What is better? Running by heart rate, pace or power? I personally think that the best way is the combination of different metrics. In this episode I go through the 3 metrics and you will find out what metrics’s I use during my training. I know, what works for me, may not work for you. In the end it comes down to the effort at witch we are running.
How to prepare for a 5k or 10k race
This episode is not about race tactics for your 5k or 10k race. It’s about how to prepare for your race on race day. In this episode I talk about race gear, nutrition, hydration, your warm up and a few more things you need to take care about before you start running on a 5k or 10k race. Just follow what I talk about and you will have a stress free and strong race.
Running in the summer heat
Running in the summer heat doesn’t need to be difficult for you. There are a few tips that I share in this episode you should follow to make running in the summer heat more pleasant. Since there are also a few races in the summer you will also find a tip on how to pace your races during the summer heat.
The impact of age on running with Filip
As the title suggests Filip and I discuss the impact of age on running. We go through the facts that impact how fast we can run and how that develops through the years with recreational runners. More than about the theory we talk about our personal experiences. Filip as a young runner and myself as a older runner.
It all started a year ago
As the title of this episode suggests I looked back on the first year of the podcast. The Happy runner podcast reached runners from 97 different countries. So in the next year I will do what I did the last year: stay consistent and try to publish a new episode each week.