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What is your fitness age and your life expectancy?

What is your fitness age and your life expectancy?
Authors Hans and Ron are getting a bit older (Hans is 66 years and Ron 62), so they are interested in the positive impact of their training and fitness on their life expectancy. They keep telling each other they’re going to reach 100 years, but can they substantiate that? Training and in particular running is of course very healthy and in their...

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Plenty of surprises in The Fair Ranking!

Plenty of surprises in The Fair Ranking!
On August 1, ProRun.nl launched the concept of The Fair Ranking. Despite the heat of the past few weeks, about 160 runners have entered their performance at a race or training round on the website. So we can now present an initial analysis of the ranking. And that contains plenty of surprises! For example, the classification is led by Marjon Pijl, a...

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Q&A for The Fair Ranking

Q&A for The Fair Ranking
We got a lot of reactions to The Fair Ranking. In this paper we will discuss the most frequent questions and answers. Every month you can participate again. That helps you if you want to set a feasible goal. Not to mention, it’s one of the simplest and best ways to determine the progress of your fitness. Have you gotten better? What was your relapse...

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The Fair Ranking

The Fair Ranking
If you’ve been running for a long time, you know how fast you are. There aren’t that many surprises. You see always the same people in front of you and behind you. You’re not going to keep up with that fast girl next door. In a race you are satisfied if you run the same time as last year or are a little faster. You know your place. But...

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What level is your running power? The performance index

What level is your running power? The performance index
One of the nice aspects of running with the Stryd is that every day you see how much power (in Watts) you have produced during your training or race. This means that automatically you will note whether you are making progress and whether your training is producing results. But how good or how bad is your running power actually? How can you compare your...

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