Tag Archives: Food

Forest Runs (And What Comes Afterwards)

Last weekend, I had a wonderful long run with my beloved one (he had to stop about one kilometer earlier due to problems with his achilles tendon, which is really his, well, achilles heel; but nevertheless, we were happy that … Continue reading

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Post-Exercise Treats, Part 5: Thai Food Fantasies

I had a free sunday last week; and because the weather was fine, I decided for a cycling trip! My bike has been repaired and works smoothly again now, so it was about time for the two of us to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Season

As much as I love summer, the beginning autumn has one great advantage: it provides us with tasty pumpkins! 🙂 I will present you one of my favorite recipes today. All you need is: a Hokkaido pumpkin oil dried chilis … Continue reading

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The Luncheon of the Boating Party

Because the weather has been hot (the heat has gone down a bit by now), rowing on the weekend was scheduled earlier than usually over the last couple weeks to avoid the heat. No problem for me—I was traveling anyway … Continue reading

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What to Drink During Exercise

The first thing you need: water, of course! Especially while running, water is the thing I like best. It puts no stress on your stomach, and the only risk is that you might get stitches when you drink too much … Continue reading

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More Favourite Gadgets: the Hydration Pack

Finally, it has arrived: my new hydration pack! 😀 And although I only take it for the longer units, I really love it. It’s a black Camelbak (the Rogue model), and I’m really happy with it. (Note: I do not … Continue reading

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Post-Exercise Treats, Part 4

One of the joys of longer runs is that once you have run for a while, you get hungry. I love to imagine all types of delicious food, to fantasize about its preparation, to think about what I still have … Continue reading

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Summer Hack: Cold Water

I encountered a great idea on the Marvelous Internet, which I absolutely had to try: you take a bottle, fill it to about a third, and then lay it flat into your freezer. Once frozen, fill the bottle with regular … Continue reading

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More Cherries

It’s the season! So when my friend (the one with whom I exercise most Mondays) joined me for our first common combo unit, it was no surprise we found a tree full of lovely ripe cherries. (26k bike, 4k running, … Continue reading

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Vegan Mett—The Weirdest Stuff

I don’t know if you know Mett (I looked up the term—apparently, it is used as a loan word to designate this specialty). Basically, it consists of ground pork with salt, pepper and onions (you can chop them and mix … Continue reading

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