A collection of 7 posts

Oct 11, 2011

Running makes you fat

So running makes you fat. I knew it. This encapsulates why running fares worse in the weight-loss stakes compared with other forms of exercise. If you are preparing for a long run, the

May 20, 2011

Searching for Bobby Fischer

The Guardian has a great piece on Bobby Fischer, chess genius and mysterious man about world: For the last four decades of his life, that’s what people did with Fischer – they looked

Jul 10, 2007

Knight Rider

I know I’m a bit late, but here’s something I noticed a few days back. During the night from Wednesday to Thursday, the IOC announced in Guatemala who would hold the

Jul 5, 2006

So it's all over for them now

Finally, the German team has met its master. Will this now make people stop writing one op-ed after the other marvelling at the great, new, careless party-patriotism of the German people? I do

Apr 19, 2006

On running and failing and biking

As you are a vivid reader of my blog you are well aware of my forays into the world of sports, precisely into the world of running. While it may seem cumbersome and

Dec 16, 2005

The making of Marathon Man, Day 3

Today was the third time I went running. And today was the first time I managed to get through twenty minutes without a single panting stop. Which in my case is absolutely fantastic.

Oct 20, 2005

I'm a fundamentalist

In times like these I probably shouldn’t be so quick as to confess that I’m a fundamentalist. But all things considered, I guess I am. Here’s why: I’m calling