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I asked my wife Toni to write this post as, like many of my clients and readers, she is a busy senior executive who has achieved a pretty big fitness goal. Hopefully this is inspiration for you to achieve the fitness goals you have been “too busy” to achieve. Growing...read more
The recovery run is an important component of my weekly training schedule. It's an opportunity to shake out the fatigue and tiredness from the legs and get them ready for another week of intense training. However more importantly it is a great opportunity to add extra...read more
Monday, 27 Feb 2017 view workout Recovery Run (30-35 minutes) Focus on keeping heart rate low (zone 1-2). Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017 view workout 800m Track Session - 800m Fast Run - 2min Recovery Walk - 800m Fast Run - 2min Recovery Walk - 800m Fast Run - 2min Recovery...read more
Over the weekend I was fortunate enough to attend Being Limitless, a transformational experience presented by the teachers Anada Giri, Krishnaraj and Preethaji from One World Academy (OWA). One World Academy is a "wisdom school", it's not at all religious, and instead...read more
There comes a time during your marathon training when you just have to hit the pavement and go out for a long run by yourself. Normally I run with a group of fellow runners from House of Running, however this weekend I am attending the Being Limitless experience...read more
The perfect green smoothie recipe for green smoothie newbies plus a quick summary of the benefits of green smoothies
I was always nauseated by the thought of a green smoothie, they looked gross and I figured they tasted as bad as they looked. I had my first one with trepidation but now I am hooked. Green smoothies also have a myriad of benefits. The 10 benefits I see are: A huge...read more
Interval training is a great method for improving your speed. I generally complete at least one speed focused session each week and today happened to be the day. Normally I would do it on Tuesday, but due to travel I had to reschedule to today. I really look forward...read more
There are days when it's cold, like today at minus 4°C (25°F), when you just want to stay in bed and forgo the long run. But that's not what serious athletes do. So I got up, got dressed and hit the pavement. Time to hustle! I normally do my long runs on a Saturday...read more
There are times during your training that life gets in the way and you find you don't have time to complete your training run as prescribed. That's where having a decent treadmill at your disposal is a huge saviour. My wife and I made the decision at the start of the...read more
Today was perfect conditions for a run around the beautiful city of Amsterdam. Blue sky, light cloud, a gentle breeze and a very comfortable 6°C (43°F). The goal for today's run was to cover 16km (10 miles) at a comfortable pace. By comfortable, I mean you should...read more
Hi! I'm Michael Bache,
I am an athlete, elite performance coach, speaker, blogger, adventurer, master FX trader and husband. Here you will find a curation of my journey to becoming a world class marathon runner while I travel the world in an endeavour to learn and inspire others.
This blog shares with you the knowledge I have gained about improving energy, endurance, performance and health, as well as sharing my travels and adventure so you can take inspiration and apply it to your own life.
My mission? To be the guy to put a smile on a million faces.