Tag: marathon

  • How to: Periodization in marathon training done right!

    Whether you are a professional athlete, or recreational distance running enthusiast, once you train year-round, you have to consider periodization in marathon training. In this post I’m going to give you the building blocks so you can do it too. By periodized running we mean that you break up your training cycle into several blocks. […]

  • How to do hill repeats without hills

    Living in Amsterdam where it’s basically pancake flat, it is hard to incorporate hill training into my training cycle. As there are some great benefits to running hills, I use bridges instead! i’ve made myself a running course where I cross the canal over some of the tallest bridges. I managed to get 140 meter […]

  • How to train for a marathon: a beginner’s guide

    You’ve come here because you are planning to run a marathon. Now you want to know how. Seek no more! This is your definitive guide: How to train for a marathon. Instead of starting this post with stuff like: it takes time and dedication etc. etc. I’m just gonna dive right in. It is a […]

  • Running in the off-season

    Running in the off-season

    It’s been two weeks today. Two whole weeks of no running. Except the three times I ran for half an hour. But considering the amount of half hours there are in a week, three times half an hour is the same as not running, right? I’m now in the prospect of Running in the off-season. […]

  • I just finished a marathon in 2.54.44

    It’s been almost two weeks since I ran a marathon under 3 hours, and the runners high is far from diminished. It wasn’t my first marathon but to me a very important one. It was the race to fix what went ‘wrong’ last year. in 2021 I finished the marathon in 3.00.09. Last year’s marathon, […]