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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 31, 2015
Let the New Year Blossom… A Message from Uta…

Let the New Year Blossom… A Message from Uta…

Thank you for your loyalty and friendship as you invited me to learn more about your goals and hopes. From all of us at Take The Magic Step we wish you a healthy & happy New Year and we hope you can “Live with a joyful heart and an open mind, aiming for less if you need to and reaching for more if you can.”

October 7, 2015
Run Your First 5K

Run Your First 5K

Start on the road to better fitness and health by preparing for your first 5K run. Uta’s six-week training schedule with a combination of walking and running will guide you—step by step—to an enjoyable and successful race day.

August 29, 2015
Late Summer Greetings and a Look Ahead to an Exciting Autumn of Events

Late Summer Greetings and a Look Ahead to an Exciting Autumn of Events

As summer days wane, I wish you enjoyable training sessions and proper recovery between each hard workout. I hope to see many of you at events in Colorado, Massachusetts—and in Berlin for the city’s exciting marathon weekend festivities.

June 27, 2015
Summer Fun in Berlin and the Re-Launch of Our Website

Summer Fun in Berlin and the Re-Launch of Our Website

Dear Friends, I wish you beautiful and happy summer days and am looking forward to my trip to Berlin in July to see my family and fellow runners. I also look forward to presenting “Running To Freedom™” at the EO Unlimited Berlin 2015 conference.

June 6, 2015
A Hilly Topic: The Boston Marathon Course

A Hilly Topic: The Boston Marathon Course

The most effective approach for tackling the Boston Marathon course is to stay relaxed within your own unique stride and cadence. The frequent alternation of uphill, downhill, and flat sections will tempt you to break from your pre-race strategy, but stay with your plan.

May 27, 2015
Uta’s Summary for Your Marathon Preparation. Part IV: Health

Uta’s Summary for Your Marathon Preparation. Part IV: Health

Uta shares important tips that will help marathoners-in-training stay healthy and injury-free—from strengthening the immune system to getting a good night sleep. Stretching and yoga will be beneficial, too.

April 14, 2015
Keeping A Cool Focus: Just A Few More Days Until Your Marathon Celebration

Keeping A Cool Focus: Just A Few More Days Until Your Marathon Celebration

You have prepared well for your marathon. Now you can look forward to rewarding yourself with an unforgettable “Day of Celebration.” I wish you not only a wonderful race, but also one of the most memorable experiences of your life.

March 19, 2015
Uta’s Summary for Your Marathon Preparation. Part III: Nutrition

Uta’s Summary for Your Marathon Preparation. Part III: Nutrition

Good nutrition is one of the key elements of marathon preparation, helping maintain day-long energy and speeding recovery after an intense workout. Uta shares nutrition tips that helped her running career—including the importance of chocolate!

February 10, 2015
Uta’s Summary for Your Marathon Preparation. Part II: Cross-Training

Uta’s Summary for Your Marathon Preparation. Part II: Cross-Training

When weather conditions or injury derail your scheduled training run, cross-training can be an ideal alternative. Cross-country skiing, swimming, and cycling are just a few of the suggestions to keep you on track for your marathon.