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Three home workouts you need in this quarantine

We know. In these Coronavirus times we are all stuck at home feeling in a dystopian novel. Quarantine times can be frustrating and the temptation to dive into another bag of chips, while obsessively reading the latest catastrophic news is very high.   But the…

RASMUS KRAGH INTERVIEW

The first Dane ever to reach the summit of Mount Everest without the use of artificial oxygen. That is who Rasmus Kragh is. Furthermore, Rasmus is a mountaineer, outdoor adventurer, public speaker, DANISH ENDURANCE ambassador, and a very good guy. We were lucky enough to…

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COMPRESSION SOCKS

The first known compression gear was a pair of specially designed socks, which were the handiwork of German engineer Conrad Jobst. He made the socks for himself, as an antidote to his varicose veins. The socks, when worn, created pressure on the legs’ muscles and…

INTRODUCING THE BAMBOO DRESS SOCKS

For cloud-like softness and a fit ranging from everyday life to weddings, opt for the new DANISH ENDURANCE Bamboo Dress Socks. Read along to discover exactly how the Bamboo Dress Socks will help you feel soft and comfortable for all social occasions.     What…

COUTING CALORIES – HOW DOES RUNNING A MARATHON COMPARE TO OTHER ELITE SPORTS

First let’s answer this question: Just how many calories does running a marathon burn? That number will vary from person to person depending on age, body weight, and other factors like run intensity or pace. But for this article, we will use as a baseline…

TOP HIKING ROUTES AROUND THE WORLD

Hiking season is upon us. Read along to discover 10 of the best and most awe-inspiring footpath hiking routes of the world, varying in length, altitude, difficulty, and scenery. In random order of ranking.     Appalachian Trail, U.S. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, also…

RuntheWorld

Are you preparing for a marathon? Our good friends from RuntheWorld have you covered in their newest article on marathon preparation. RuntheWorld is a travel company whose mission is to connect people and socially responsible businesses with social projects, with the goal of long-term positive…

DEALING WITH MARATHON EXHAUSTION

The marathon and half-marathon season have officially ended. All over the world, runners have seen their hard work and sweat equity come to fruition – or result in disappointment and a need for recalibration. As the body adapts to marathon-specific exercising and high mileage, the…

RESISTANCE BANDS FOR EXERCISING

A resistance band can be a great tool to utilize for those who do not have the time to visit the gym or simply want to add extra pressure and efficiency to their exercise routine. If you’re going on vacation or going traveling, a resistance…

THE BENEFITS OF CORE EXERCISING

While core exercises can lead to stronger and more toned abdominal muscles, this is just a fraction of the benefits of a strong and stable core. Core training can help improve and optimize several areas that tricle down to athletic improvements and benefits. Some of…

PROJECT ICEMAN – ANDERS HOFMAN LAURSEN INTERVIEW

The first person to ever complete an Ironman on Antarctica. That is who DANISH ENDURANCE brand ambassador Anders Hofman Laursen, through his Project Iceman, has dedicated the last couple of years of his life trying to become. Common sense would tell you that this is...

COPENHAGEN HALF MARATHON 2019 – WORLD RECORD

The Copenhagen Half Marathon 2019 saw the fastest half marathon completion in history! Kenyan runner Geoffrey Kamworor now holds the record with a jaw-dropping time of 58 minutes and 1 second.     Kenyan masterclass. With this time, Kamworor takes 17 seconds off the world record…

INTRODUCING THE DANISH ENDURANCE BAMBOO DRESS SOCKS

For cloud-like softness and a fit ranging from everyday life to weddings, opt for the new DANISH ENDURANCE Bamboo Dress Socks. Read along to discover exactly how the socks will help you feel soft and comfortable for all social occasions.   What features does the…

DIET SECRETS OF ENDURANCE ATHLETES

Performing at high levels of intensity for long periods of time requires a diet that helps one perform at maximum capacity. Elite endurance athletes are immensely focused on their diet to provide them with sustainable fuel for their endeavors. Here we spill the beans on…

INTRODUCING THE DANISH ENDURANCE LONG DISTANCE RUNNING SOCKS

Looking for the best running socks for long-distance running? Look no further. Aim to optimize your endurance endeavors and reach your goals with the DANISH ENDURANCE Long Distance Running Socks. Read along to discover the problem-solving technical features, background story, and availability of the newest…

HOW DOES RUNNING ON A KETO DIET IMPACT YOUR ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE?

Keto, or, the ketogenic diet and being in a state of ketosis has been a dietary buzz that has caught major tailwind in recent years. The diet has helped people lose significant amounts of weight in a relatively short timeframe, and its popularity has raised…

HOW TO BE GREAT (3 FACTORS TO GREATNESS)

The word ”greatness” is often associated with status, power, control, and reputation. But greatness can mean something different to all of us. It can also be to positively impact those around you and inspiring others. Whichever way you choose to define what will make you…

EXERCISING ON VACATION – OLYMPIC ADVISE

Taking a leave of absence from regular daily life can be much needed. This allows for recalibrating the system and rejuvenating the mind and body. However, you do not necessarily have to forego all of your improvements in terms of your physical condition every time you…

TAKE IT TO THE BEACH – TRAINING AND EXERCISING

Summertime means beach time. The hot weather allows for outdoor workouts and exercise sessions in the sand, utilized by amateurs and professionals alike. Enjoy the wonderful view of the beach and exploit the performance-enhancing training that a session on the sand provides. Running on the…

11 QUESTIONS TO MEHDI TLADSSU

This month, we are featuring one of the most passionate runners of our DANISH ENDURANCE community. Mehdi has set himself a very ambitious challenge for a great cause: running 12 marathons in 12 months to help raise awareness for hospitalized kids of the Haroz Association.   1. DANISH…

DANISH ENDURANCE AWARD 2019

For the biennial DANISH ENDURANCE Award, the DANISH ENDURANCE team invites friends, fans, and family into the corporate headquarters for an evening of celebration and recognition of true talent, determination, and endurance.     This year the award show was held on the 4th of…

BALANCING AN ACTIVE LIFESTYLE WITH A BUSY SCHEDULE

Most of us are aware that living an active healthy lifestyle is good for the mind, body, and soul. However, it is easy to get caught up in a work-life balance consisting of too much work. Having kids can take up most of your time…

COPENHAGEN MARATHON 2019 – KEY RACE FACTS

Sunday, May 19th, over 13000 runners hit the streets of the Danish capital for the 40th Edition of Telenor Copenhagen Marathon. With its 13280 participants, this edition became the biggest marathon race in Denmark. The audience followed the 42K race with great excitement and simply…

RASMUS KRAGH ON MOUNT EVEREST: KEY EXPEDITION FACTS

Few months after our interview with our DANISH ENDURANCE Ambassador Rasmus Kragh, we are sharing with you the key facts of his 2019 expedition on Mount Everest. ABOUT RASMUS KRAGH ON MOUNT EVEREST This May 2019, the mountain athlete Rasmus Kragh, has embarked on the…

CONQUER YOUR ROUTE AND RUN HAPPY

Stephan has made his way from being an occasional runner to completing 6 marathons within the last 3 years. He always wears our DANISH ENDURANCE Compression Socks (preferably in white) and he will visit us this week in Copenhagen for the Copenhagen Marathon! Find out…

RUNNING COMMUNITIES IN COPENHAGEN

You see them at the events, the races, and the running store, and they always look like they are having a great time. Running clubs can be a great way for you to commit to your running adventure and to bring more excitement to the…

TOP 5 DANISH RUNNING EVENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SUMMER

Whether you want to show off the skills and pace that you have been working hard for throughout the winter or you simply want to partake in a nice outdoor run amongst likeminded enthusiast in the magical summer streets of Denmark, these events create the…

TOP 10 MARATHONS AROUND THE WORLD IN 2019

Bucket List Marathon: The 10 Best Marathons Around the World In 2019 If you want to go the full distance in 2019, you need to participate in a marathon to remember! We want to provide you with a list of the Top 10 Marathons around…

4 TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR RUNNING PERFORMANCE

Improving your running performance is an evergreen, hot topic. Theories are many and it is easy to get confused. We, therefore, decided to have a chat with a real expert and get some insights on how you can improve your running speed. Thijs Nijhuis is…

DANISH CYCLING EVENTS TO ENJOY THIS SPRING

Denmark is known as one of the most bike-friendly countries in the world. One aspect of what the country has to offer is the vibrant and exciting cycling events that roll out in the spring and summer months. Saddle up, grab the handlebar, and make…

12 QUESTIONS TO OUR CEO & FOUNDER NICOLAJ DUE

What does DANISH ENDURANCE stand for? What are the values we believe in? These are only a few of the questions we asked Nicolaj Due, our CEO and Founder. Indeed, who better than him could explain the essence of DANISH ENDURANCE? Given the importance of…

INTRODUCING OUR DANISH ENDURANCE CYCLING SOCKS

Being Danes at heart and in life, it was only a matter of time before we would come up with a sock for our favorite way of moving around: cycling! Our DANISH ENDURANCE Cycling Socks have been developed in Copenhagen, the bike capital of the…

11 QUESTIONS TO RASMUS W. JØRGENSEN

The Endurance Mindset is key in all training and we want to be sure to cover them all. This week, we interviewed Rasmus Wejnold Jørgensen, a pole vaulter training in Sparta, the biggest athletic club in Denmark. Rasmus likes to train with our DANISH ENDURANCE Low-Cut…

11 QUESTIONS TO HARSH VAGABOND

Harsh is a climber and solo backpacker based in Ladakh. Harsh came across our socks during his stay in Stok Kangri Base Camp (5000m), when another solo backpacker handed him our Merino Wool Socks. He has been using them ever since. With many years of…

5 REASONS WHY IT’S GREAT TO RUN IN THE WINTER

Brrrrr, it’s freezing! Winter is upon us and it feels like it’s always dark outside. Many of us find it too tempting to hide inside our warm homes, at the gym or maybe at the cozy coffee shop. But you should not underestimate the power…

11 QUESTIONS TO RASMUS KRAGH

Rasmus Kragh is a Danish athlete, runner, and mountaineer with a very ambitious goal: climbing Mount Everest without artificial oxygen. Rasmus has already attempted to climb Everest twice, but bad weather conditions prevented him to reach the summit. He was only 200 meters away. This…

INJURY PREVENTION IN RUNNING

It’s a new year! You have gathered new energy and motivation to tackle the year ahead. And on your New Year’s resolution list, you might have written down a running goal or a specific race. The problem? Too often, runners begin a new training program…

THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RUNNING

New year, new goals – right? Whether you want to lose weight or get back in shape, running is a good solution for becoming healthier and more active. It also helps to improve your lung function, boosting your immune system and lowering the risk of…

A GUIDE TO DANISH ENDURANCE COMPRESSION SOCKS

Our previous article introduced you to the benefits of compression socks. But how do you select the compression sock that is best for YOU?  You’ve come to the right place! This article will serve as your ultimate guide to choosing the perfect DANISH ENDURANCE compression…

11 QUESTIONS TO DANISH ROWER CECILIE BRÜNNICH SØRENSEN 

We interviewed the young Danish athlete Cecilie Brünnich Sørensen about her life as an elite rower. Check out what she has to say about the relevance of endurance mindset in her rowing career! 1. You are a Danish rower and you are part of the…

DANISH ENDURANCE GIFT GUIDE

With Christmas approaching, we put together this Christmas gift guide to help you find the perfect socks for your loved ones, whether they are fond of running, hiking or simply looking good in a pair of nice dress socks.  Check the different categories below and simply…

WINTER ESSENTIALS FOR RUNNING

With the dark evenings, chilly weather and snow setting in, it can be difficult to gather the motivation to go out for a run. Let’s admit: it’s pretty hard to drag yourself out of bed when it’s pitch black outside, especially when the cold lets…

11 QUESTIONS TO THOMAS UNDERBJERG

Have you ever struggled with finding the motivation to go for a run? Or having trouble with losing weight? We have interviewed the Danish marathon runner Thomas Underbjerg Olesen and you can read all about his amazing journey below! 1. Would you like to introduce yourself?…

CROSS-COUNTRY AND TRAIL RUNNING: WHAT IS THE HYPE ABOUT?

Winter is approaching and we can’t deny that running outside might become slightly more challenging. However, the cold season also gives us the opportunity to explore new and exciting alternatives. At this time of the year, cross-country and trail running are a great way to…

INTRODUCING YOU TO OUR HIKING AND TREKKING SOCKS

Winter is approaching, and we are all getting excited to take our woolens out again. For as much as we like the magic combo of snow and hot chocolate, we all now have to deal with that big concern that we face every year: how…

11 QUESTIONS TO THIJS

Thijs Nijhuis is a famous Danish runner best known for his performance in the Copenhagen Half Marathon. We had him in the hot seat with 11 Qs about life as a runner! 1. You are a successful athlete and you are most famous for your…

YOUR ULTIMATE MARATHON GUIDE

GET READY TO RUN YOUR MARATHON IN 5 STEPS Marathon season is upon us and many runners want to test their limits, prove they can run the distance, or simply improve their times. And you – Are you ready to endure your big race day?…

INTRODUCING YOU TO OUR MEN’S TRUNKS

We are super excited to introduce you to a whole new product! And we are not talking about socks this time… Our new men’s trunks are designed to secure you the perfect fit, whether you are dressing casually, going for a run or want to…

CPH HALF 2018– KEY FACTS FROM LAST SUNDAY

Last Sunday, September 16th, 22000 runners hit the streets of Copenhagen to take part in CPH Half Marathon. Because of its fast route, its field, and its atmosphere, CPH Half is one of the most prominent races in Europe. But how has this race become…

THE ENDURANCE MINDSET

THE ENDURANCE MINDSET An endurance mindset, what is this? To me, it’s the state of mind that has guided me through some of my greatest struggles both as a track athlete and in life. It reminds me, I’m in it for the long haul and…

11 QUESTIONS TO WILD TRAILS GUIDE ESCURSIONISTICHE

Spotted: our DANISH ENDURANCE Hiking Socks made it to Tuscany, where a group of local hikers is taking them on their adventures on the Apuan Alps. Today, we are interviewing Wild Trails Guide Escursionistiche, to find out more about their projects within the Province of…

11 QUESTIONS TO CASPER U. MORTENSEN

Ambition, humility, and commitment. This is how the handball player Casper U. Mortensen made his way to F.C. Barcelona – his dream team since he was a child. Casper is also one of the key players of the Danish National Team. In the past, he played for HSV…

OFF THE BEATEN PATH LIES REWARD: THE MIND BODY BENEFITS OF HIKING

From trail to peak, a wholesome hike is excellent for both the mind and body. While on a hike, from the glorious views of the nature around you to the fresh, crisp air blowing directly into your lungs, you can’t help but feel like you’re…

INTRODUCING YOU TO OUR PERFORMANCE CREW TENNIS SOCKS

Let’s be honest, we all strive to look our best, whether it be for exercise or not. Considering this, we have created the perfect blend between causal and sport with our new Performance Crew Socks. With a clean silhouette and minimalistic design, these socks are…

FROM SICILY TO MADAGASCAR WITH DANISH ENDURANCE

Hi, my name is Stéphanie Versteeg and I am a travel writer from the Netherlands. I’m the adventurous kind of travel girl and for my blog expeditieaardbol.nl I get to travel the world on a regular basis. For the last 10 years, I have conquered…

COMPRESSION SOCKS – WHAT ARE THOSE? USAGE, PURPOSE AND APPLICATION

Compression socks are essentially close-fitting socks that gently keep your feet and lower legs tight by exerting a constant and graduated pressure on them. Sound uncomfortable? You’ll have to rethink yourself – once you have tried them, your legs will feel light as a feather….

11 QUESTIONS TO VERONICA FABRIANESI

Accountant in her everyday life and dedicated ASICS Front-runner in her free time: Veronica Fabrianesi best fits the definition of everyday superhero combining her sports passion with the standard workday activities. With her rip-roaring enthusiasm, Veronica invests a lot of time and dedication in running….

11 QUESTIONS TO ULTRA-RUNNER JOHANNES KLEIN

Johannes Klein is a German ultra runner. Johannes – better known as Jojo – defines himself as an “Alpinist that loves to run”. Coming from classic alpinism and hiking, Jojo has trail-hunted all paths of his beloved Oberstdorf mountains – and he hasn’t stopped there!…

11 QUESTIONS TO STINA TROEST

Motivation, self-discipline and a cup of coffee in the morning. These are the words best characterizing Stina Troest, the Olympic runner striving to represent Denmark in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for the 400-meter hurdles. Born in 1994, this speedster has energies to sell. Stina has…




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