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S.W.E.A.T – 29 runners at NCPA and a new high

Today we did the Sweat Rate study at NCPA in Nariman Point, Mumbai. This was done to help the runners of Savio’s group gain the benefit of knowing their own individual sweat rates. The turnout was quite heartening and 29 runners turned up. Almost doubling the sample size so...
Posted On 23 Apr 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Why know your Sweat Rate?

Why know your sweat rate? When I started undertaking the ‘Sweat Rate’ study, there were many readings that I came across that I want to share. I am putting certain key points as bullets here. There are couple of ways of hydrating yourself when you run. One is called ‘ad libitum’,...
Posted On 17 Apr 2012

S.W.E.A.T Study – April 15th

Friends, Today we did a study at Navi Mumbai where one of the runners had kindly consented to use of his flat for purposes of the study. Runners could weigh themselves in privacy and the study went off well. In all 14 runners participated in the study today taking our cumulative...
Posted On 15 Apr 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Next study at Navi Mumbai on Sunday 15th

Friends, The next session of the SWEAT rate study is  being done at Nerul in Navi Mumbai. Organized by the Navi Mumbai Runners group, Mr Swaminathan has kindly consented to lend us use of his residence for the study. Time: 6 am Location: C 1411 Meridian Apts Nerul, Off Palm Beach...
Posted On 13 Apr 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Report – MIG grounds 31/3

Friends, Today morning we had a very interesting SWEAT – Sweat Rate study at MIG grounds. Greeshma, Shalini, Anand and Sachin along with me were there by 6 am. All logistics and arrangements were perfect. Dr Shirish got us an additional scale from his place which I am...
Posted On 31 Mar 2012

S.W.E.A.T – An Exciting Pilot

On Sunday last, 25th March, we did a small test pilot of the protocol. It was intended to be a trial run. A full dress rehearsal so to speak. Everything went off well…the runners, the protocol, the logistics and the Research Assistants were all there. What was very...
Posted On 26 Mar 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Sweat Rate Study

WHY A SWEAT RATE STUDY? Myself ( P. Venkatraman ) and Dr Aashish Contractor, Preventive Cardiologist and Head of Cardiac Rehab, Asian Heart Institute and Medical Director of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon have launched India’s first and World’s largest study on...
Posted On 25 Mar 2012
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