Tag Archives: Summer

Why Walking Is Not a Shame

Monday was the hottest day since long. But nevertheless, I felt like running—I had recently discovered that we are quite close to the Midland Canal here and definitely wanted to see it! It even looked like rain and thus a … Continue reading

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Back to Exercise

Summer is finally coming, and so blogging about exercise is fun again! 🙂 A brief overview over the last months: I started a blog on art, style, and fashion. I spent two months in the USA—and enjoyed it a lot! … 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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A Really Long Run, and a Cute Puppy

Summer has arrived, and today was probably one of the hottest days to date! So instead of getting baked while running, I waited until the sun was close to setting. It was still hot when I left, so I took … 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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75 Minutes in a Furnace

…or, “Getting lost will help you find your way.” Well, I’m maybe exaggerating a little bit—but fact is, it was really really hot today. Thus, beautiful weather to run! Even more so because my boyfriend had to work all day … Continue reading

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Combo Units—Done Differently

When doing combo units, I usually mix cycling and running. This is a relic from when I had serious intentions of becoming a triathlete and trained the switch between the two disciplines to get used to it. I do not … Continue reading

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Mixed Training Units

Have you ever tried doing two different types of sports in a row? If not, you should—it’s great fun! While cycling on my indoor trainer, I was enjoying the long daylight and looking forward to summer evening cycling trips to … Continue reading

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