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RACES – The Tech Platform

RACES is built around our Key value of Excellence. See our value statement here http://youtoocanrun.com/values/ This post is a description of the tech platform that hosts the service. Web Servers. You know Amazon as the e-commerce shop that you order from. They also have a...
Posted On 29 Aug 2014
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Major D P Singh gets ready for a Run

While most runners would not think twice before getting ready for a run, in the case of Major D.P Singh fixing the prosthetic leg is a longer process. These photos give a sense of what is involved in getting ready for a run for Major D.P Singh. The entire process takes about 45...
Posted On 23 Nov 2013
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YouTooCanRun and The Challenging Ones

The mission of YouTooCanRun is to inspire non runners to take up running for good health. It seeks to do this by presenting inspiring stories of runners who are achieving great heights in running inspite of several challenges. The Challenging Ones is an organisation spearheaded...
Posted On 20 Nov 2013
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Garmins and Logging

There is a management dictum that what you don’t measure you can’t manage. Oblivious of this rule most runners do not keep a running log. It doesn’t take much. A paper, pencil and a decent Rs 200/- watch is all it takes to maintain a log. Serious athletes in the...
Posted On 13 Nov 2013
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Which Shoe?

Which Shoe? For most new runners the issue of which shoe to buy is a perplexing one. There are a bewildering range of options that the new runner faces. And if he asks questions in running forums all shades of opinions fly at him. When he steps into the shoe store in his...
Posted On 12 Nov 2013
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Tackling Diwali – 4

Tackling Diwali – 4In the concluding series let us touch upon a few miscellaneous points and also how to recover post Diwali. – Drink plenty of water during the day. Most sweets and savories are devoid of water and quite dry. In order to metabolise it, water is drawn...
Posted On 03 Nov 2013
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Tackling Diwali – 3

Tackling Diwali – 3One term – Appropriate choices Another aspect of managing Diwali excesses is to make the appropriate choices in what we choose to ingest. Not all sweets / savories are created equal. And it pays to know them a little closely and avoid those that are...
Posted On 01 Nov 2013
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Tackling Diwali – 2

Tackling Diwali – 2Two words. Portion & Spacing Here’s why. Portions: This is quantity and is pretty simple to understand. Meaning if you eat more you will gain more weight. Not counting the acidity So you must eat less rather than more to keep your weight in...
Posted On 01 Nov 2013
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Tackling Diwali – 1

Tackling Diwali – 1As runners we all want to lose weight. We also know that if we lose weight we will be able to improve our running times. Besides looking svelte in those running shorts But on the other hand we love food and with festivals all coming one after the other,...
Posted On 01 Nov 2013
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Happy Dassera and its relevance today

A very Happy Dassera to all of you. All of us know that there is a lot of mythological significance behind the festival and most of it revolves around the triumph of good over evil. Thus it is also called Vijaya Dashami…the Victorious Tenth day. Most of the stories are lost...
Posted On 24 Oct 2012
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