When it comes to running, the years of the COVID-19 pandemic were actually pretty good for me. Not that I enjoyed the lockdowns, and I don’t want to downplay the suffering of so many people and the consequences. But when it comes to the flexibility of work and the rise of remote work, I have to say, all of that had a positive impact on my training. I could run more regularly, be more flexible, and, as a result, more consistent. H owever, what followed in 2023 can only be described as a hangover. Waking up from the era of COVID was painful. I had set some goals for myself — a half marathon to start, a trail marathon, a couple of smaller runs, and aiming to beat my personal best time in Frankfurt. But I didn’t manage to complete a single one of these races. COVID itself, my Achilles tendon, and a fall that strained the tendon in my left arm all put a damper on my plans. While I can slowly start running …
I don’t want to run like this anymore. It’s not doing me any good. More than that: it’s jeopardizing my health. I’m jeopardizing my health. And my joy of running is at risk too. I owe this realization to a gadget, not my own insight. But let’s start from the beginning.
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