Category: Running journey

Category: Running journey

Running the Copenhagen Half Marathon 2019
Image September 16, 2019 Running diary,Running journey Pietro

Running the Copenhagen Half Marathon 2019, my fourth edition of this event in the city I live, has been amazing for several reasons. First of all, many friends have been running this event, giving that unique feeling mutual support that is gasoline for running these competitions. In particular, my partner in crime Cristina (this was

Are you a runner or a jogger?
Image September 2, 2019 Running journey Pietro

Are you a runner or a jogger? Let’s start from the beginning: I don’t think there is a clear separation, or better, the difference can be blurry. In my opinion, as soon as you dedicate time to practice some sport in a healthy way – it can be bike, swimming or hiking – you are

Why a GPS watch for runners?
Image August 22, 2019 Running journey Pietro

Why a GPS watch for runners? Running watches and GPS trackers are more and more becoming  inseparable friends of runners. Although not necessary, this accessory is without any doubt an important running equipment. Let’s see why: It tracks your activity with GPS Tracking watches are useful as they can be very accurate in monitoring activity

The importance of the after work out phase
Image August 13, 2019 Running journey Pietro

Many runners neglect, especially as beginners, the importance of the after work out phase. However, as the training is important to create conditions for improvements, so rest and recovery are crucial, to allow the conditions for building that desired performance boost. I want to share with you some of the lessons I learned during my

What to eat when training for running
Image August 12, 2019 Running journey Pietro

What to eat when training for running is a question you will ask yourself very soon. It does not really matter if you are training to be in shape, to prepare an event or simply because you like it. It is undeniable that a correct approach with eating habits can improve your performance, avoiding both

The importance of the equipment for a runner
Image August 10, 2019 Running journey Pietro

When I started running, I had no idea of the importance of the equipment for a runner. I did not have any experience or knowledge, except a general understanding of common sense principles about what to do – and probably, even better, what NOT to do – when running. I learned the importance of doing

The ABC… of running
Image August 8, 2019 Running journey Pietro

Spoiler alert: even if called the ABC of running, this post is NOT going to be seriously finding what is the explanation of mystery that every day lets millions of people from all over the world to lace their shoes… and start running. This is a facetious way to make a list describing my relationship

How to select the right running shoes
Image August 5, 2019 Running journey Pietro

How to select the right running shoes? This is not a trivial question, as I learned at my expenses: when I had to run my first half marathon in Berlin, I ignored a lot of things about training and running. One of the memories of the post-run celebration night, drinking Bavarian beer in a biergarden,

10 advises for new runners
Image July 23, 2019 Running journey Pietro

I started very recently my journey as traveling runner, and I cannot (and would not dare to) call myself an expert or a specialist. Nonetheless, I would like to share my 10 advises for new runners, hopefully ready to become traveling runners! 1) Choose the right equipment Running does not require too much equipment, so