Best Christmas presents for runners

It's that time of year again... It's the most wonderful time of the year! Oh baby it's cold outside... All I want for Christmas is you! But all runners want for Christmas are running gadgets! 1. Stox compression socks - €34.95 Stox are my favorite brand for compression socks. In the sport version the have... Continue Reading →

Cold weather running

Fall is officially here and temperatures are dropping. I know most people say they prefer to running in the cold instead of the heat... But I'm the opposite! I don't mind high temperatures and a lot of sweating, but I really don't like this cold weather. People who know me, will already know this, but... Continue Reading →

Post marathon plans

It's been over a week since I ran the New York Marathon. My legs feel great again and I ran 2x 30 minutes in the past week. Yesterday I also went swimming. During this swim I did feel that my body is still a bit tired. Today I plan on doing yoga with Isabelle and... Continue Reading →

Ready for New York City Marathon?

That's the question! If you had asked me four weeks ago I would have screamed yes! I trained harder and longer than ever before. I did my 30 kilometer run without any issues and thought that nothing could stop me. Until I got injured, had to stop running, do physical therapy, dry needling, ... I... Continue Reading →

Think Pink run

In Belgium we have a campaign called 'Think Pink'. It's an organization that educates and  raises money for breast cancer research. This past weekend they organized the 'Race for the cure' in Brussels, Antwerp and Namur. A couple years ago my own grand mother got diagnosed with breast cancer and I have a couple very... Continue Reading →

Sunshine and dark clouds

As you all know, life is not always rainbows and sunshine. Sometimes it's waiting for dark clouds and even storms to pass... I don't mean to make this a sad post, only a realistic one...   In my personal life I've been facing some things that made me feel anxious, insecure, sad and even lonely... Continue Reading →

The big news post

As you all know I'm training for the marathon of Amsterdam on October 21st. BUT last week things changed... I had been dreaming about running New York again in November, but I did not get drawn in the lottery. From April 2013 until June 2016 I lived in New York, so this city has a... Continue Reading →

I’m back!

Okay, I know I took a really long break, but I'm happy to announce that I'm back! After I got injured and couldn't run I got into this writing slump and could not get myself to start blogging again... So let's catch you up a bit. I had my last physical therapist session mid May... Continue Reading →

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