The past couple of days has been spent running errands and continuing renovating our house here in Fitou. But Sunday is always a rest day here, so I took this opportunity to get some excercise done in the sun!
Breathing — it happens naturally, we mostly don’t think about. It’s obvious how important breathing and oxygen is for our body. But what’s not so obvious is how much mental and physical potential one can unlock by breathing with the right technique. Continue reading “It’s all in your breathing”
This has been an incredible year so far. So much has been going on. My wife has been recovering from her surgery, international conferences, house renovation in Fitou, trips to Lanzarote, Paris and many weekends at other fun places. I’ve been happy to put my bike aside for a while. But heading into this winter I’m now motivated to reach some fitness goals again. If you want to know why I enjoy riding so much, checkout my very first post on this blog. Continue reading “My fitness goals for this winter”
As I wrote while getting back into racing, fitness is lost a lot quicker than it’s gained. And as much as I love exploring a city by running that’s unfortunately not enough when trying to maintain a competitive level of fitness. So what can you do while travelling for work or conferences? Here are a few tips that I’ve gathered from my own personal experience.
Continue reading “Tips for not losing fitness while travelling”
I love experiencing countries, cities and other places on our lovely planet. There’s so much to see and experience, and often too little time for it all. And if you’re travelling because of work then there’s usually even less of that precious time.
Continue reading “Exploring a city, by running”
As I mentioned in my cycling season review 2016 my winter training did not go as planned. Life got in the way, as it does. But since the end of February I put in a decent block of training and averaged about 8.5 hours of riding per week. It’s still too little to really be competitive, but I’ve made significant progress in my fitness. And for that I’m happy.