Blog entries from Janne

Janne has a total of 5 entries.

  1. Janne
    This is a common scenario: I am 30+, was an athlete until my early 20s and want to get into long distance running. I have tried many times but get regularly injured. I like speed so I train intervals but before I reach my goal, I have to stop because something aches too much. I do weightlifting 2/3 times per week. I am also overweight and want to lose 10+ kilos. My target is to run a half...
    Janne, Apr 26, 2020
  2. Janne
    Beginners that don't know where to start, i.e me. Just search the web and there's plenty of training programs, even with the label beginner friendly. There is also an industry around this: how to get there in some period of time, beginner, initiated, expert, OR wannabe; the latest I've seen is the companion app. But what if the same story about running requiring shoes is true for training...
    Janne, Feb 22, 2020
  3. Janne
    Imagine a person 30+ with a 9-5 job sitting in front of a computer screen most of the day, 2hrs commute sitting. This human also trains 2-3 times a week at the local gym with some weights. Now it is time to go for the marathon and prepare for it. Is this person going to check if a respiration mask is required to assist when weather is cold, or an external device to help to get more oxygen into...
    Janne, Dec 14, 2019
  4. Janne
    It was a barefoot runner talking about shoes. I felt the presenter was joking, how could a barefoot runner talk something good about shoes? In shock and denial, I kept listening and there was a point. It is a trade-off. People may look better with elevated heels or feel more confident. At the end of the day, their users are getting a little bit longer with the grace of a shoe, not a magic...
    Janne, Oct 25, 2019
  5. Janne
    Looking for something else I came across a video about good things to know before starting running. The things were: shoes, food, apps, places and motivation. I guess there is no real order. All those things are important for that person and it seems to resonate by judging by the amount of views. So people like to run, we just don't know how and we get injured or we just don't know where to...
    Janne, Sep 13, 2019