Tight hamstrings?

On Saturday I was coaching a running group and after their long, slow-duration run one of the participants asked me about stretching afterwards. I realised later that even though his was a simple question, he had struck me a bit dumb and I wasn’t really able to give him the answer he was looking for.
The […]

Injury prevention for Runners – another view

I have recently been doing some coaching again  for House of Running.  I have worked with them in the past and was asked back to lead some training sessions and share some of my knowledge with the group.

A few weeks ago I was asked to talk about injury prevention to a group that I am […]

Biomechanics Screening with Tjalle

I recently gave Tjalle, one of the owners of Natural Born Runners, a Biomechanics Screening. We’ve met at  Sport371, where I’ve been working a lot lately and where Natural Born Runners sell sport shoes.
He wrote a blog post about his experience, that he posted here. Beware, it’s in Dutch ;)

Coach talk: Recovery after long runs

On Saturday mornings at House of Running we always have one of the coaches or an expert speak about a useful subject to help those training for (half) marathons.  Last Saturday, I spoke about how to recover after long training runs.

Here are the tips I gave for a good recovery after long runs:

Nutrition

Make sure you […]

The truth behind the photo

We’ve just posted this new photo on the slideshow that’s on the home page of the website. I was originally looking for a stock photo I could buy to demonstrate highly driven, hard working women with a slant on triathlon. It was really a challenge to find and I was disappointed to see this type of […]

Feedback from a new mom

Here is an interview with a client I worked with after she had her second child. She is a busy mum with two children, a husband and a full time job in Den Haag, she came to me to help her with fitness after the birth of her second child.  She has made her […]