Wake up early. Exercise. Visualize – Spend 10 minutes a) thinking about what I have and how lucky and grateful I am and b) visualizing where I want to be, what I want to achieve. Read news, both local and world. Make a NOT TO DO list. Make a TO DO list. Tackle the most […]Read more "Things to do every morning"
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"
Aside from dreams, facebook, customer service woes, and pets, listening to someone talk about their sports injury has to be one of the most boring topics of conversation. I won’t write about mine on this post, but you can read about it here (I really tried to make it as entertaining as possible). Runners get […]Read more "Injury etiquette"
I decided this week that taking Odysseas, my seven year old son, with me for a run would be a good idea. He would ride his bicycle and I would run alongside him. Mezaparks here in Riga is a great place to go for a run or a bike ride. You can take any number […]Read more "Taking your child along with you for a run."
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"