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Fit Life Advice 5: Hydration & Nutrition in Winter Running

It may be an actual advantage to go running in winter – as long as you do it appropriately in regards to clothes and exertion level – as it is cold, and you don’t have to sweat so much.

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Experiment. Create. Improve. – My Motto for 2018

For 2018, it took me a while to decide and do a new motto, but I find it useful enough to go there – and as it was just my 40th birthday, it seems necessary to get somewhere.

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Fit Life Advice 4: What About the Cold Air?

One of the small and usual concerns with running in the winter: Wouldn’t breathing in all that cold air be bad for one’s health?

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Winter Running. Mountain Day: Up the Feuerkogel

In my engagement with the cold, and the running in it, mountains play a role. Of course.

As I live at the very end of the Alps, where there is more of the Hungarian Plains than even of hills, their role is unfortunately limited. First, I have to be able to get to some mountains…

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“Drifting” through Shinjuku & Shibuya, Tokyo – Blade Runner Parkland

Tokyo, on my arrival and first days, presented itself as a megalopolis from high up, that felt like a collection of villages on the ground.
Back again, with the Autumn Festival taking place in the Meiji Shrine park and with the hustle and bustle of Shinjuku and Shibuya, it was parkland – and Blade Runner.

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Traveling with Memories: Back from Kyoto to Tokyo, Thinking Back to Twenty Years Ago

We don’t often have reason to think of where we’ve come from and where we’ve gone. In this world of instant communication and a fascination with youthful impulsivity, even less so.

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Out Winter Running: 24H Burgenland Extreme-ly Different

The 24 Hours Burgenland Extreme has, from its inception, been a fun extreme.
Walking, running, crawling – whatever you have to do – around the Neusiedler See lake in the middle of winter is definitely quite crazy.

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Fit Life Advice 3: The Other “How?” of Winter Running – How Intense?

So, you have found your Why of winter running? Or avoided it successfully in favor of the practical How and found your right clothing-microclimate balance?

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Fit Life Advice 2: Clothing (and Shoes) for Winter Running

The issue with winter running: What do you wear to handle the cold (and deal with slippery surfaces, if you get those)?

Or so it seems. Worrying only about handling the cold is, too easily, a way to go wrong.

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