As a marathon runner, I am not only running, but also cycling, swimming and aquajogging. Therefore the calculation of the TRIMP and Cardioload is a great tool for me. It helps me to get an great overview of the overall training load. In addition the Vantage V informs me when the training leads to an overload and I can test my daily readiness to perform with the orthostatic test.
When I started running as a child, my dad gave me a Polar watch and a chest belt already. So I basically grew up with doing sports and monitoring my heart rate while running, biking or skiing. It was interesting to see how my heart rate developed over the years.
Marathon, Halfmarathon, 10km, 5km
May 14, 1992
2:32h (Marathon, 2018)
1:13h (Half marathon, 2017)
33:43min (10km, 2016)
15:47min (5km, 2015)
Proudest sporting moment:
My first Marathon in Frankfurt 2017 where I placed 3rd at the national championship with a debut time of 2:34 h and qualified for the European Championship.
German Marathon Championship
German 10,000m Championship
Cologne Half Marathon
German 5000m Championship
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