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Sabja / Chia – 1

Most runners from India have read ‘Born to Run’ by Chris McDougall and wondered about the nutritionally beneficial effects of Chia seeds after reading about its magical properties there. The text in the book has extolled the almost magical properties of Iskiate a...
Posted On 24 May 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Does this study really make a difference?

I am sure that there are many who may be wondering if this study will really make a difference to their performance. I mean, why not just wing it through the run, as one has been doing all the time? What really is the difference between having a planned fluid replacement strategy...
Posted On 23 May 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Striders Powai study

Friends, Today 17 runners participated in the Sweat Study at Heritage Park, Powai from the Strider group. Coach Nagesh was there and he was most helpful. The protocol had been already circulated and most the runners knew what was involved in it and were quite efficient about it....
Posted On 18 May 2012

S.W.E.A.T – ACSM’S Position Stands on Fluid Replacement

ACSM’S Position Stands on Fluid Replacement The American College of Sports Medicine ( ACSM  ) is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. With more than 45,000 members and certified professionals worldwide, from around 90 countries around the...
Posted On 16 May 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Bangalore records a new high

Friends, I was in Bangalore yesterday the Sunday 13th of May to carry out the Sweat Rate study. This study was done along with Runners for Life ( http://www.runnerforlife.com  )  as part of the fortnightly runs they organise. Sunday morning saw me set the alarm at 2:45. But when...
Posted On 14 May 2012

S.W.E.A.T – An weekend of accomplishments

Folks, Yesterday and today were a weekend of accomplishments for us doing the Sweat Rate study. Saturday 5th we did the sweat rate study at Sports Authority of India at Kandivili in Mumbai under the aegis of Nike Running Club a venture of Runners for Life. We had 12 of the most...
Posted On 06 May 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Savio checks in

Last Saturday Savio, one of India’s most acknowledged International marathoners and a coach to so many seasoned veterans took the sweat rate study himself along with his many runners. He clocked in at 1.20 ltrs and in so many decades of running he had never known what his...
Posted On 28 Apr 2012

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