Journal

Stories and rants about becoming a better version of me through healthy choices. Be inspired!

A quick update

We are four months into 2019, and it’s time for an update. The only reason for not updating this blog is that I’m sorting out my exercise regime. A lot has happened since the last time. I’ve completed a metric century (yay!), I’ve signed up for an Ironman (really) and got some new gear. I’m […]

2018: What.A.Year!

Two more days and 2018 will be history. As we are getting bombarded with endless lists of what we have listened to, accomplished and what not it’s time to reflect 2018 and how I perceived it. 2018 was a great year for me. The best thing that happened was picking up cycling. I’m getting more […]

Best workout apps to get healthy and stay fit in 2019 (part 1)

So what are the best workout apps to get healthy and stay fit in 2019? Aaptiv I’ve talked about the Aaptiv before in my previous post. Let’s dig a little deeper into this app. First of all: I’m not affiliated nor do I get paid to promote this app or any other app I’ll be […]
Running on a beach

Treadmill vs. running outside

Ah yes. The treadmill discussion. People ask me all the time why I’m running on a treadmill rather than running outside. Well, different reasons. Let me start with the practical one: I’m a father of two. Having kids is no walk in the park (no pun intended) and taking care of them starts at 07:15 […]
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Attempting a metric century

Ever since my brother and I picked up my bike at Canyon one of the goals was to ride a metric century before the end of the year. I’ve been reading all about these epic rides and despite the advice from every single blogger not to ride 100 KM as a beginner I decided to […]
Treadmills in a gym

Mixing it up

Brace yourself; winter is coming. We all know the phrase, and we all know what that means — spending more time indoors rather than outdoors. I’m trying to ride my bike as long as possible, but with ice roads in the forecast, it’s better to be safe than sorry. So I’m mixing things up. I’m […]
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