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Running Without Socks

… is something you should get used to slowly. Unfortunately there was no time for careful, long-term preparation when I noticed last weekend that I had no additional socks with me. Anyway, the sun was beautiful, and going for a … Continue reading

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The Pains of the Beginning Rowing Season

As a scientist, I usually don’t swing shovels or carry stones. Which means that my hands are as tender as a baby’s butt. This has serious disadvantages when it comes to rowing, because handling the sculls puts quite some strain … Continue reading

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Minimal Running Shoes

Running shoe fashions change, too: After a period where it was impossible for a shoe to have enough support and cushioning, I have been perceiving a trend towards more “natural” running for a couple of years. As I always liked … Continue reading

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