Craving more and more sleep

As a non-professional athlete with professional goals, balancing family life with work and training remains challenging. I've recently switched to running early in the morning instead of late in the evening. The quality of sleep I now get is much higher (see the reasons why here). Now for the next challenge... enough sleep overall. My training load is increasing steadily (both volume and...

Why I run…

Of course I wouldn’t be running if I didn’t love running. I love the outdoors, the training, the sense of adventure when racing ultra’s. And after running for a lot of years, you could also say I’m an addict. I need the adrenaline, endorphins and everything else. But there are two reasons that are more fundamental to who I am as a person and why running helps. Solving puzzles When I...

Here we go…

This is me: Father (Fien & Bram)Husband (Irma)Freelancer (Clear&Done)Runner Nothing special, except for the fact that running is a bit different for me than for most people. I usually say: I'm a runner, but a bit on the extreme side of running. I like to run distances over a marathon and preferably in the mountains... ultra trails. People look at me like I'm crazy, and I probably am... A...