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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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Fit Life Advice: Winter Running’s Why. Or How

The cold of winter is a strange thing:
Of course it is uncomfortable and not the easiest of conditions to handle.

It is also bracing and energizing; it shows our need for a balance that is not static but gives strong impulses, between challenging cold and comfortable warmth.

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Let’s Talk Fit Life…

Fitness cannot only be understood as two hours of training a week, it has to be a state and a process that shows across daily life.

It serves not just for one aspect of a life – to lose weight, to gain muscle,… – it is an improvement in quality of life and usefulness.

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A Road of Temples in Kyoto…

In the center of Kyoto, you can find Nishiki Market, Shijo Dori road with lots of shops and major department stores such as Daimaru and Takashimaya… a lot of busy-ness and business.

In the middle of that, if you are not completely enveloped in the shopping mindset, you may notice a shrine.

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