Science

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I’m a pretty curious guy and always want to know everything about a topic. So I’m also very interested in the science of running from the fundamentals to the newest insights. So I will also try to bring you the latest science news and knowledge around the running world.

Running Science

The following articles summarize some of the research that has been done in the field of running. I hope it helps you understand the basics of exercise science and the facts behind the runner’s high.

5 Exciting Facts You Need to Know About the Runner’s High
5 Reasons Why Supercompensation Is Important
The Minimal Running Debatte: What Do You Think?
Why Running Faster Shouldn’t Be Your Top Priority
Pros And Cons Of Barefoot Running

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Human Body

We are natural born runners. Our body is optimized by millions of years of evolution and humans are the best endurance athletes in the animal world. I’m interested in the biological and anthropological facts that highlight our running abilities:

The Human Foot: A Marvel of Nature

Data Analytics

In my everyday job I’m a Software Engineer and thus interested in analyze and present data. I especially love to grind some knowledge out of data sets like race results. I started this year with some marathon results analytics of the Chicago and New York City marathons. Read about it in these posts:

New York Marathon Analytics: What We Learned From The 2016 Results
Infographic: Chicago Marathon 2016 In Numbers

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A lot of runners get injured every year. Often despite injury prevention measures. And often it happens soon before a race. Here's how to come back strong.
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Have you ever wondered why so many people run regularly? I sure have! Here are the reasons why I think running has become such a mass phenomenon.
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When you go to a race you wanna focus on running. But there's much more you need to have an eye on. For that reason, prepare yourself with this checklist.
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There are many forms of running. Sprinting, track running or trail running just to name a few. Get an overview of the most popular genres in this article.
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In endurance running you don't have to rush anything. I strongly recommend to go for slow, steady and healthy improvement. In this article I share why.
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Drinking enough on our runs, especially in hot & humid conditions, is crucial. But what is the health impact? And how to hydrate correctly? Learn it here.
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There are so many great resources out there on the internet. This is also true when it comes to running. Here are the running websites I use the most.
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The further you run the more it's not only a physical but also a mental challenge. But how do you train mentally for these challenges? Learn it in this post
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