Author: Christian Kemp

  • 2021 in numbers

    Cycling Longest: 72,64km ride around Lac du Bourget, France Most elevation gain: 1419m up Relais du Mont du Chat Total distance: 2859km / Total elevation: 30,253m Running Longest: 14,93km run through the Haard nature reserve Most elevation gain: 1233m from Chamonix almost to Col du Brévent via KMV route Total distance: 554km / Total elevation: […]

  • Week in review 5/2021

    Week in review 5/2021

    After a slower week, I felt that I needed to increase both the quantity and quality of my training efforts. Other commitments and bad weather meant that 2 of my workouts were on the treadmill, but I appreciated the challenge of that. Monday, January 25: 55min on the treadmill with 12% incline. 30min run, 25min […]

  • Week in review 4/2021

    Week in review 4/2021

    I knew going into this week that scheduling training efforts would be more challenging. I had a training course I’d need to follow every work day from 9am to 5pm, which pretty much coincides with daylight hours during winter. I didn’t sleep well most of the week and those days I didn’t manage to get […]

  • Week in review 3/2021

    Week in review 3/2021

    Week 3 was going to be my first “office” week for the year. This meant I was a little bit more time-constrained since obviously I was leaving 1 to 1.5 hours every day to commuting. I still managed to perfectly execute my plan of moving outside for at least an hour a day, every day. […]

  • Week in review 2/2021

    Week in review 2/2021

    Week 2 has been one of the better starts into a new year. I got out for at least an hour every day, and I tried to be smart enough to alternate running and hiking days so as to not overload the various systems in my body that may have gotten out of the habit […]

  • Week in review: 1/2021

    Week in review: 1/2021

    How many times do I need to say “I want to revive this blog”? Actions do speak louder than words, and if I look back at the archives there are a lot of gaps. No monthly updates (because I haven’t been proud of my monthly efforts), no race reports (because there have been no races), […]

  • 2020 in numbers

    Some numbers for 2020. I walked/hiked 309km with 9300Hm of vertical elevation (of which 4900Hm were on the treadmill). (2019: 559km/12300Hm) I ran 974km with 21800Hm of elevation. (2018: 588km/14000Hm) I cycled 3452km with 34000Hm of elevation (2018: 4431km/36700Hm). I cycled to work (and back) on 33 days.

  • September 2020

    September 2020

    Running: 131.6km / 2382m elev / 13:33:32 total time Walking: 93.79km / 1841m elev / 19:39:53 total time Cycling: 323.50km / 2812m elev / 11:31:43 total time Total time outside: 44h45 Average weight: 82.1kg / Average Body Fat: 15.6% September was a marked improvement over August, at least as far as running and walking/hiking was […]

  • August 2020

    August 2020

    Running: 28.37km / 444m elev / 2:47:40 total time Walking: 22.60km / 309m elev / 3:44:14 total time Cycling: 416.19km / 4120m elev / 18:54:07 total time Total time outside: 25h26 Average weight: 82.8kg / Average Body Fat: 16.3% Well, those are the cold hard numbers. My fitness has gone down a lot in 2020, […]

  • 2019 in numbers

    Some numbers for 2019. I walked/hiked 559km with 12300Hm of vertical elevation (of which 3800Hm were on the treadmill). (2018: 460km/7300Hm) I ran 588km with 14000Hm of elevation. (2018: 1698km/50200Hm) I cycled 4431km with 36700Hm of elevation (2018: 2331km/16900Hm)