Running and Wellness



Homer on the couch

«Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.»

Haruki Murakami


In June 2012, my life changed: after 34 years spent on the couch, I decided to start doing something for my body and start doing exercise.

I wore the first pair of sneakers that I found in the house, I went out to run and since that day I have not stopped more!


 

Peter Attia: Is the obesity crisis hiding a bigger problem?

January 27, 2016
A TED talk by Peter Attia of TEDMED 2013, about obesity and diabetes

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My running stats for 2015

January 13, 2016
My streak run report for year 2015

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The grumpy runner #3: Milan, DeeJayTen 2015

October 13, 2015
Also this year I participated to the DeeJayTen, a non-competitive event organized by radio station Radio DeeJay that covers a distance of 10 kilometers in the center of Milan.

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The grumpy runner #2: Shut up and run!

September 02, 2015
Like any good fan of running, I follow constantly forums and Facebook groups which discuss about the sport.

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The 'fakir mode' mantra

August 13, 2015
When I run barefoot and I have to face a particularly rough ground, I start to repeat myself a mantra: 'fakir mode, fakir mode, fakir mode ...'.

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365 days, 369 workouts!

July 04, 2015
Train every day, for a whole year? I did it!

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Barefoot running: my2c about foot-strike and running style

July 02, 2015
Random thoughts and considerations about natural running, and footstrike techniques.

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The grumpy runner #1: the dude at the bar

June 19, 2015
Service message for the plump and ruddy dude sitting at the bar at 8 am, that look at me as if I were an alien...

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Avoid blisters, with shoes and barefoot

June 04, 2015
My2C to prevent blisters.

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Why, in my opinion, run barefoot is better, in six points

May 27, 2015
Why, in my opinion, run barefoot is better, in six points

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Running Chronicles: The first 100 workouts of 2015

April 09, 2015
The first 100 workouts of 2015

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Running Chronicles: Stramilano 2015

March 30, 2015
But who the fuck forced us to do so?

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Running Chronicles: my 4 reasons to get up and run before sunrise

February 26, 2015
Why i start everyday with a run?

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Running Chronicles: my 2014 report

January 12, 2015
My 2014 running report

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Running Chronicles: The early morning workout

November 25, 2014
The early morning workout

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