micke-midlife on December 7th, 2008

day 106: first time beyond the 100km mark, 100.8km to be precise. yes, admittedly there were a couple of last laps around the block on sunday to get the whole week to a three-figure distance, but not many were needed, though. that’s where long distance starts for real
the weather wasn’t really a friend this time. [...]

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micke-midlife on December 5th, 2008

an article in the german weekly “der spiegel”, actually its internet edition spiegel online, on high intensity training made me wonder, whether something of this training method could be transformed and applied to running, especially longer distance running as well?
the principle of high intensity training is simple.  when lifting weights in the fitness studio, and [...]

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micke-midlife on December 4th, 2008

the good thing is the wet snow is gone and you can run properly again, the bad thing, the city of espoo is saving energy by not switching on the lights along the running trail and you don’t see a thing on it. with every step this is a nice little surprise game and a [...]

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micke-midlife on December 1st, 2008

the riddle of the mystery pair of trail running shoes that we presented last week seems to be lifted. the friendly folks at asics of whom tom@asics is one replied by email and wrote the following.
Thank you for your email. I believe the shoes you have just purchased are the same as the ASICS GEL [...]

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