micke-midlife on December 5th, 2009

training notes, aggressive run 13,6km, 4:01min/km
was damn tired today, the weather sucks, grey and half dark all day long. A can of sugar free Red Bull gave enough courage to put on the running shoes and get out. It felt surprisingly good from the get go and we pushed it a bit. The run wa [...]

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micke-midlife on July 13th, 2009

The essence of the easy run is to fall into a run that just feels good. At any time you could still accelerate. Movement co-ordination and body position is relaxed but very controlled. Arms swing with some drive on the sides and the feet hit the ground in a way to complete this “rolling [...]

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micke-midlife on June 12th, 2009

The day job has been requiring more resources than it was budgeted for. Both major other stakeholders, the family and the running project  - including blogging - suffered badly from the additional second shifts. Fortunatly, feedback provided by the former other stakeholder, fell in its timing together with the last deadlines and deliveries. Hence quick [...]

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micke-midlife on January 8th, 2009

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todays interval runs where from another planet. perhaps it was too much energy drink beforehand. or the inside arena with all the other people around. was it the race shoes? or just the fact that there weren’t two, three layers of clothing? was it the tough training last week? or just [...]

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micke-midlife on September 8th, 2008

the rough times have started, those when looking out of the office windows at 4pm results in a frown due to the rain drops that have dispersed themselves on the glass surface. sh…, it was supposed to be cloudy but not raining, the weather forecast let us down by a couple of hours, quiet inward [...]

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