1. Plan on having 2-4 glasses of wine 2. Take your bike (or jog or walk) towards a wine store 3. Meander till you have spent enough energy to make up for the booze. 4. Consider a backpack, or don’t bring a water bottle 5. Enjoy and try not to finish the whole […]Read more "The proper way to enjoy a red"
Sometimes I wonder why I bother with the running. Tomorrow is the biggest running event in Latvia and I have a slight fever, a head cold, and my left hamstring is feeling like a banjo. I would recommend myself to just stay home tomorrow. Instead, I have told myself and others that I will go and […]Read more "Day before the race"
Very often, I like to have a drink while writing. I don´t always drink while I write. For example, at work I do most of my writing alcohol free. However, I do think it is a bit of a misfortune that I drink while writing a blog about running and health issues. So, to alleviate […]Read more "Music for your workout or any other time."
Taking place three weeks before the Riga Marathon, this is a great way to test how much you have progressed in your training. There are several distances you can participate in. If you are planning on running the Marathon in May, then give a try at the half marathon. I wouldn’t go all out on this race […]Read more "BIKERNIEKU HALF MARATHON 27 APRIL 2014"
It is always good to test yourself every so often to see either how far you have come along or how crappy you are doing. A 10K run at full stream will not only give you a great indication but is also a great workout. The best way to do this is by signing […]Read more "Jurmala Beach 10K time trial – The beach is for fun."
I am from greece and work at the greek embassy in Riga, Latvia. I remember when I first arrived I heard about these “protesters” who would go around with signs outside of various Embassies. However, instead of expressing their grievances against a country they carried signs saying something nice. One day I heard some commotion […]Read more "A Great Runner’s Meal – Greek Salad"
Well, I wasn’t a complete idiot smoking for twenty years. Obviously, I liked a lot about it. What I liked most: A cigarette in the morning paired with a coffee is great. A cigarette with a drink is great too A cigarette after sex, perfect A cigarette after a long commute is almost mandatory I really didn’t (and […]Read more "Smoking. Is it worth quitting?"