Category: TrainingPage 6 of 8

A Little Training Session – 75 km on the Vienna Circle

The Vienna Circle, as my regular readers  (if such a species exists) would know, is my first bigger step towards self-made adventures. The usual way to get known…

The Cycles To Call Home

It’s been the harvest moon. Changing of the seasons. They are also shifting, and so, as I got ready for the Wachau Marathon, the weather had turned to…

Race #5: The WachauMARATHON, A Lesson In Grace

This season of running events came towards a conclusion as planned, after all, with the Wachau-Marathon on September 16. Good thing I did, after all, go there: For…

Everyday Fitness: Putting Pop in Its Proper Place

Soda pop – carbonated soft drinks – have become so common, so normal a part of life, as to be of little notice. They are, however, a rather…

Finding Ultra – Thoughts on Rich Roll’s Memoir

Sure, we are all humans, we share a common biology and psychology – but personalities are also pretty different and conditions rather unique. So, just as I’d rather…

Feeling Frail (and a Touch of Finding Ultra)

Off into the Alps again for the last of the mountain races I’m participating in this year (and possibly the last official event since it looks like the…

The Human Pace and the Wide World

Pedestrian. It just means “walking, on foot,” yet the very word evokes images of peasants unable to afford anything but a pair of shoes, people who represent an…

“I’d Run Like That”

Easy training run recently. Focusing on keeping the heart rate down. At kilometer 10 of 12, coming past a guy and a girl at a picnic area just…

Everyday Fitness: Dealing with Diet

There could not possibly have been a time when eating was as “unnatural” a matter as it is today. Food Just Is After all, for the longest time,…