Want to live a bit healthier? Fed up with lockdown and being cooped up in your flat? Always wanted to start running, but tend to give up? Don't worry, help is here!
Create your own running plan
What is your motivation to run? I really need a goal to work towards, something set to achieve. And to do that I usually follow a plan. Not any plan - I research different options I can find online, and then make sure it works for me: I adapt it to my schedule and the amount of time I realistically have.
Week 1 in quarantine: 7 things to do
One concrete activity a day for 7 days days straight: helping you through these though times with my suggestions from week 1 in quarantine.
How to train for your first marathon?
Want to tackle those 42.195 kilometres for the very first time? In this blog post I'll tell you about the ins and outs of doing the research, how to train and the best ways to recover.
Tough Mudder Yorkshire 2019
We did it! We finished Tough Mudder Yorkshire 2019!
My 2019 challenge
As I mentioned in my New Year's Resolutions post, in 2019 I'd like to keep on running. Not that that is very hard, I know. You just put your trainers on and make your way out of the door, really... And although randomly going for a run can be a great stress relief and -... Continue Reading →
So I joined the gym
From December until February I signed up for a gym membership and I'm still alive! Staying fit during winter - we have all heard of this dream. Yet every year I have this newfound hope/delusion that this winter things will be different! And this winter I will fit in all my dresses. And this winter... Continue Reading →
So here we are in 2019. Another year, another set of resolutions? It's the first New Year since starting this blog, so I took a moment to reflect on my resolutions for the blog as well as life in general. I started Annelies Explores last summer after contemplating it for quite a while. I've had... Continue Reading →
The May running challenge
Every runner needs a goal to work towards, right? So what about setting two in one month? That's what I did in May 2018 and let me tell you how I trained for those 2 races.
Push yourself, the 2017 edition
In 2017 I got out of the comfort zone, like other-side-of-the-universe-far out of my comfort zone. But hey, why pick one goal if you can have three? So I walked, ran and completed an obstacle course.