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Iron Deficiency & Running – A Year After Diagnosis

The article contains affiliate links, marked with * … How does it feel to be diagnosed with "iron deficiency without anemia"? What symptoms indicate iron deficiency? How to get a ferritin test? How is iron deficiency treated? How long does the iron treatment last and when will your running…

Explore Rokua National Park – Part of Finland’s UNESCO Geopark

Rokua National Park is part of Rokua Geopark, which was the first in Finland to be selected as one of UNESCO's unique geological sites. The geopark also includes the areas of Lake Oulujärvi and Oulujokilaakso River Valley. The 20 km / 12.4 miles Keisarinkierros Trail winding through the varied…

Festvågtinden in Lofoten Islands: The Most Beautiful Sunset

Festvågtinden (541 m / 1775 ft) rising next to Henningsvær village, south of Austvågøy island, is one of the most popular hiking trails in Lofoten, Norway. From the top of Festvågtinden there is an incredible view as the sun sets on the horizon behind the Lofoten mainland. The Lofoten Islands … The…

How to Train for an Ultramarathon? A 16-Week Training Plan

Ultrarunning or trail ultramarathons have gained popularity in recent years along with increasing interest in trail running. Ultrarunning usually requires intense training and can cause sweat and tears (sometimes even blood), but the experiences it brings in the middle of the beautiful nature are…

Lapland in Summer: Enchanting Landscapes of Riisitunturi

If you are heading to Oulanka National Park or to the legendary Karhunkierros Bear’s Trail, you should definitely visit also Riisitunturi National Park in Posio nearby. Riisitunturi fell is a great nature destination in summer and winter. Riisitunturi is perhaps most famous in winter - the…

The Best Running Gear of 2023 – 7 Trail Running Essentials

The article contains affiliate links marked with * … If you have recently fallen in love with trail running, you may want to invest in proper running gear and running clothes to get even more out of the great outdoor sport. Finding the best running gear from the huge selection can be a daunting…

Patvinsuo National Park: White Beaches, Mesmerising Mires & Pine Forests

Patvinsuo National Park is an idyllic and wilderness-like destination in North Karelia, Finland. The wilderness of Eastern Finland offers unbelievably fine sandy beaches, open mires and rugged forests. On a tour around Lake Suomunjärvi, you can experience the long white sand beaches of the lake…

How to Start Trail Running? 10 Best Tips for Beginners

You can start trail running at any time of the year, but when winter ends and the sun shines, it's amazing to head to the forest trails. Especially in the city, when the street dust in spring literally blocks your breath, running in the nature pampers both your mind and your lungs. Trail running…

Palkaskero Trail in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Palkaskero fell belongs to the Pallastunturi fell group in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park. Pallastunturi is the southernmost part of the 50-kilometer (31 miles) chain of Pallas-Ounastunturi fells. Palkaskero rises right behind the Pallastunturi Visitor Centre. The route of the Palkaskero Trail…

Iron Deficiency and Running – How to Fix Low Ferritin?

Are you struggling with poor performance in running? The legs feel heavy and you feel short of breath? You're trying to come up with explanations for the complete fatigue that has gradually intensified. Or maybe you have always imagined that you just weren't born to run. Do you also happen to be a…