Tag: motivation

Tag: motivation

Looking back the running season
Image November 19, 2019 Running journey Pietro

Looking back the running season 2019, it has been an interesting and inspiring year. I can do this balance today, after having participated to the Verona Marathon this last weekend. I think winter is kicking in and the number of options becoming reduced, in this part of the world. This is also the moment to

Feelings behind when you run an event
Image November 14, 2019 Running journey Pietro

What are the feelings behind when you run an event? When you run in an event, like an half marathon, or a full one, you are alone. Alone with your thoughts, your heartbeat, your pace, your breath. When you run in an event, you are not alone. You are part of a big snake, departing

How to run 10K in 8 weeks
Image November 13, 2019 Running journey Pietro

Before answering the key question “how to run 10K in 8 weeks?” we need to clarify some elements first: We are not setting a time goal This introduction is for beginners, not used to run medium or long distances. Although for a runner, setting a time goal is part of the game, here the target

Why should you run?
Image October 9, 2019 Running journey Pietro

Why should you run? This is a very profound question, as running triggers many aspects of our lives: for this reason, the answer could be different for any of us. I found at least 10 reasons that will explain why running is an amazing thing to do. Lace your shoes and let’s get started 🙂

Three do and three don’t of the training phase
Image September 19, 2019 Running journey Pietro

As a newbie runner, I have discovered with time the importance of a regular training. But even more important, I learned (sometimes the hard way) the negative effects of a superficial preparation. In the following post, I want to highlight some of the latter, in the form of three DON’T, and three DO of the

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

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