Ultra-Marathon Check-list

1. be ‘connected ‘ to your environment 2. will-power, smart training and being well-rested will get you through an ultra 3. break the race into ‘pieces’ 4. stay ‘focused on the moment’...

AFFIRMATION BEFORE A RACE :

” I don’t need a killer-instinct for peak performance. I’ve adapted a healthier and more benefical view of my opponents as partners who afford me the opportunity to raise the level of my own performance...

Kilian Jornet Thoughts

1. before and during a race focus on running with a DETERMINATION on your face 2. let your playful spirit emerge 3. just pure PASSION for being in the outdoors 4. run trails for FUN, for the JOY of mingling with nature 5...

8 Facts about Trail Running

I found these 8 thoughts that have worked for me… 1. makes you feel good! 2. a way to gauge your guts! 3. a challenge to push yourself to get better – mentally, physically and spiritually 4. a way for you to ...

The ’48 Hour’ Training Concept

The body takes almost 48 hours to recover adequately from a day of strenuous overload and it takes 48 hours before the system beings to detrain, or gradually lose the beneficial effect of training. Adapt an ‘EASY D...
Boeing 747 London - Bangkok. Picture by Rene Ehrhardt

9 Ultra Marathon Travel Tips

Running an ultra or any other race in unfamiliar territory provides its own particular challenges. Here’s some tips that ‘ll help you run as well on the trails as if you were running a hometown race!  If your...
Endurance Running

7 Secrets to Endurance Running

The progression toward ever-longer distances – endurance running – is natural. The more you run, the more you can run, and it’s HUMAN NATURE TO KEEP PUSHING THE LIMITS. Dean Karnaze’s 50 marathons in 50 days ...
7 Secrets to Endurance Running Success

7 Secrets to Endurance Running Success!

The progression toward ever-longer distances is natural. The more you run, the more you can run, because it’s human nature to keep pushing the limits. Dean Karnaze’s 50 marathons in 50 days (2006) confirms the value of h...