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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

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

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

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

Marathon Training Workshop – Panjim, Goa – Oct 21st

Marathon Training Workshop at Panjim –  Goa The Marathon Training Workshop conceived by YouTooCanRun held its second workshop at Panjim Goa. In a first time initiative, the Vasco Da Gama Sports Club, organizers of the Goa River Marathon invited the faculty of YouTooCanRun...
Posted On 22 Oct 2012

Goa River Marathon – Marathon Training Workshop

YouTooCanRun is organizing together with Vasco Sports Club and ESA the Marathon Training Workshop in Panaji, Goa for the benefit of the running community there. It is scheduled for Sunday, Oct 21st and is to be held at the prestigious Black Box at the Kala Niketan Academy. Here...
Posted On 19 Oct 2012

About Superfoods

Generally from time to time each one of us receive emails that talk of various ‘superfoods’ Many runners who have read the book Born to Run by Chistropher Mcdougall  have also got acquainted with Chia seeds in that book.  Most emails will talk of some exotic fruits or...
Posted On 15 Oct 2012

My Airtel Delhi HM Pacing Plan

    Dear Runners,   I thought I will share my pacing plan for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, 2012 in the form of FAQs How will a Runner who wants to run with me spot me? I will be wearing a yellow ‘Dare to Run’ Tee shirt and having a pennant with the...
Posted On 27 Sep 2012

The rubber meets the Road – OR How to choose your optimum pace

    From all the feedback of my last post of the Hare and the Tortoise, one thing clearly emerged. Everyone wants to run like a hare with the pacing plan of a tortoise :-). Sorry guys you were born on a wrong continent. But everyone agrees that one should pace properly...
Posted On 25 Sep 2012

The Hare, The Tortoise and Pacing

Now that we know, from the earlier post, what Pace is..let us try to understand why this is so important on Race day. Runners believe that in the parable of the Hare and the Tortoise the Tortoise won the race because it had a better pacing plan in place. Most new runners,...
Posted On 19 Sep 2012