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Learning to do Pushups Series – 3

I did 10 pushups and posted a video and realised from the feedback that many of my friends want to be able to do pushups but are not able to. I did the push-ups as part of the #PushForChange challenge? For every video of people doing 10 pushups, Garnier Men India will donate ₹50...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Learning to do Push-ups Series – Part 2

I did 10 pushups and posted a video and realised from the feedback that many of my friends want to be able to do pushups but are not able to. I did the push-ups as part of the #PushForChange challenge? For every video of people doing 10 pushups, Garnier Men India will donate ₹50...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Half Marathon No. 127 – Juhu Beach

Today I ran the HM #127 at Juhu as part of my training run with my trainees from Zippers Club. I ran under rather trying circumstances. On Tuesday and Wednesday this week I was in Guwahati. On Thursday and Friday I was in Aurangabad. Not exactly a great week of rest, good...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

Why did I not get my results SMS? – Ask Your Race Director

Many runners end up running races and not getting their basic right. Their race results. In this multipart post, we seek to answer how errors get injected into different parts of the process. The first step is where the data gets captured. The registration platform. It has often...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017

The De-acceleration Zone – Ask Your Race Director

In race design, various aspects of the running route have to be given due care so that runner safety and experience is not compromised. In most runs, I have seen the least amount of care is given to the de acceleration zone. In fact, probably if there is one zone that needs a...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017

Is It Allowed To Personally Pace A Friend At An Event?

I intend to start a series of posts explaining and answers several issues of organising and participating in running Events. I intend to use the hashtag #AskTheRaceDirector so that it is searchable across media. Q.1 I intend to personally pace a friend of mine in the next running...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

121st HM – Course Measurement / Garmin accuracy test

My 121st HM was run today under rather difficult climatic conditions. But in the summer months when there are no events to run, I like to do something interesting with the runs to keep me engaged. This is what I did. Picking up on our newly acquired skills in Course Measurement,...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

India’s First Race Director by the Road Runners Club of America

Proud to have been certified as India’s first Race Director by the Road Runners Club of America. Was handed over the certificate last night at the Convention dinner at Detroit. Last year I acted as a Race Director to a handful of races across the country. This role came...
Posted On 12 Mar 2017

YouTooCanRun helps a International study of Marathon running and Cardiac Diseases

Proud to mention that YouTooCanRun associated with Sukhada Bhatte Paralkar and Zoya Anis of Department of Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Mumbai, India in a study about health of cardiac patients who are regularly running marathons. The study was done using the...
Posted On 06 Mar 2017

TIRS 2017 – Low Carbs High Fat – Demystified

When we had the opportunity to host Dr Philip Maffetone at Mumbai earlier this year, thanks to the kind courtesy of Hyderabad Runners, I got a first-hand opportunity to understand LCHF from its leading exponent. Though one has read and tried to follow, LCHF there is nothing like...
Posted On 02 Jan 2017