So, today was my first day off running since I run.
Thanks for the encouragement - now I made some research, and it looks like the No1 injury cause is over-training. Therefore, today I was officially injury preventing.
Fee... Read more
I decided to run 7K today, and take a day off from running tomorrow, based on those many articles and feedback asking me to rest.
It's hard to start, but it's also hard to stop.
Maybe a light bicycle ride, or walking will be the 10 min exerc... Read more
Somehow many articles come to me saying that the best is to do 5-6 days of cardio per week, and 1-2 days of rest. So, probably this weekend I will do one day off from running, and do something else to exercise, light.
I couldn't imagine thi... Read more
I ran 6K today, and if I had time, I could go further for 7K.
I just have so much energy these days.
Maybe because finally I could sleep full 8h today?
Thanks a lot for the feedback on the strengths training. I see it working well on th... Read more
1. Buy healthy food to fill up my kitchen - DONE
Banana, peach, melon, tomato, cucumber for the fruit corner.
Kraft Miracel Whip, cucumber salad, peanut butter (thanks for the tips on peanut butter). I haven't eaten peanut butter ... Read more
I've read one of you writing the goals for this week, and I got motivated to do so.
As the exercise part goes well now, I thought to focus on the nutrition again. So here are my goals for this week.
1. Buy healthy food to fill up my k... Read more
Today a colleague asked me in the canteen what is happening, I look skinny. Was interested in loosing weight, too.
Also, I used my scale in the canteen during lunch, which is a big first. I used the "public scaling" momentum built up last w... Read more
My plane left later from Amsterdam, then I missed my connecting flight in Munich, so in the end I arrived to my flat at 01.00 am. I was like - is this the day when I break my 1000 day streak? Come on, let's go. So I went to run, and 4 km was ver... Read more
I was hesitating to go to run before dinner, but a new friend, also interested in making changes for a healthy lifestyle, encouraged me.
So I went. I only realized when I was running that it is raining. I felt like I must be really committe... Read more
The day was long, and I get to run only at night again. I was very tired, but somehow my body automatically took on the running gear and started moving.
I was thankful for this, and I was very gentle with the running. Not forcing myself, ju... Read more
We visited Amsterdam this afternoon, and we also made a big walk in downtown for 3 hours.
Bikes are the default option to commute. They go fast, have priority everywhere. At the central train station, there is a several store high bike park... Read more
Today I realized that there are always two energies in me. One that moves me to do the workout. The other energy is about keeping me back, something in me that doesn't want to go. Sometimes one is stronger, sometimes the other. It is interesting... Read more
Today was quite controversial.
First, now many people see during meals that I measure things, and start to ask, what it is, why I do it. It seems that healthy eating is more interesting to people in general, than I previously thought. I am ... Read more
I have readjusted my fitness tracker to 3000 kcal per week. This way my nutrition tracker is also higher, 1990-2340. Will need some readjustment from my part, in the last three months I got so used to eat less between 1500-1850 kcal.
Thanks... Read more