Uta’s Blog

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Uta’s Blog

Uta's Blog

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Uta’s Blog is for all who believe in getting fitter, living longer, and being happier. I hope you enjoy the fitness, health, and training advice as well as inspirational stories and updates of my training, speaking and charity events. I am excited to share these insights and I invite you to Take The Magic Step® with me.

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December 30, 2012
Cross-Training—Swimming, Deep-Water Running, Cycling, and Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Training—Swimming, Deep-Water Running, Cycling, and Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-training can be beneficial if added to your running schedule especially at the beginning stages of your marathon preparation. It also can be part of an effective alternative training schedule when dealing with the cold winter weather and the prevailing outside conditions.

December 10, 2012
18 Weeks to the 2013 Boston Marathon

18 Weeks to the 2013 Boston Marathon

Good luck for your marathon preparation. Here are a few general guidelines for your training which can serve wonderfully in conjunction with your own specific training schedule.

December 7, 2012
Uta’s Insights—I Invite You to Take The Magic Step® With Me

Uta’s Insights—I Invite You to Take The Magic Step® With Me

Welcome to Uta’s Insights. I hope you can enjoy these interesting and heartfelt messages and stories about inspiration, fitness, training, nutrition, perseverance, and charitable giving. And thank you for your ongoing support and feedback.

On behalf of my dear team here at Take The Magic Step, I wish you good luck for your fitness, training, and happiness. Your desire to live a healthier and more satisfied life is my motivation to look for ways to be supportive. I sincerely hope Uta’s Insights can make a small contribution to making your journey a successful one. Come and Take The Magic Step with me!

August 8, 2012
Thank You, Olympic Athletes in London, for All Your Inspiration

Thank You, Olympic Athletes in London, for All Your Inspiration

With the London Olympics in their second week, we are witnessing sportsmanship and outstanding performances by the athletes that will hopefully inspire us to pick up our own “Olympic spirit”—and find new goals for fitness, training, and wellbeing.

July 25, 2012
Enjoy Your Summertime Fitness: Part II—Proper Hydration and Summer Nutrition

Enjoy Your Summertime Fitness: Part II—Proper Hydration and Summer Nutrition

Summer is the time for delicious new nutritional treats that can help you achieve optimum fitness. Plus, knowing how to stay healthy and stress free while you exercise during the hottest time of the year can make your fitness routine even more effective & fun.

July 24, 2012
Enjoy Your Summertime Fitness: Part I—Favorite Workouts and Summer Goals

Enjoy Your Summertime Fitness: Part I—Favorite Workouts and Summer Goals

The warmest time of the year brings wonderful new fitness opportunities as well as seasonally-based challenges. There are simple, fun ways to adjust your workouts to help you achieve peak condition for autumn events while enjoying those longer hours of daylight.