Tag: running

Tag: running

Music or not music?
Image November 24, 2019 Running journey Pietro

Music or not music? That is the question… or the debate. Many of us cannot hit the road without their headsets, connected to a device (a mobile phone, or a running watch) providing music. Without trying to be scientific, I would like to give some reasons why you should – or shouldn’t – listening to

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Running and winter holidays
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Christmas and New Year’s give a chance to celebrate, and make wishes for the new year. You can spend it with your beloved ones, or alone. At home or somewhere else. But as a runner, you have several options to run! Yes, because there are many events organized for the new year you may want

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Feelings behind when you run an event
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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

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How to run 10K in 8 weeks
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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

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Bari Half Marathon
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I decided to run the Bari Half Marathon for several reasons: first of all, it is the part of Italy where I am from. This has been only my second Half Marathon in Italy, and I like the idea to combine a trip to my family to a running event. Secondly, the weather conditions are

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Helsinki City Running Day
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The Helsinki City Running day is an event, usually in May, organized in the Finnish capital. It includes several races, for all type of participants. There are in fact full marathon, half marathon, a 5K walking or running event and a mini marathon for kids. A differentiating factor of this event is the possibility, for

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Are you a runner or a jogger?
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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

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Why a GPS watch for runners?
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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

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Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon
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Review of Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon Since I started traveling to participate to running competitions, Prague Half Marathon was on my bucket list. I am in love with this city, capable of assuming different nuances of beauty. Dark and mysterious in the night or with bad weather, Prague puts a fancy dress with the good

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The importance of the after work out phase
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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

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