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An august August

In the month of August I ran THREE Half Marathons. I never thought that one day I could be achieving this feat. I am thrilled that it could be done without too much of effort at all. Awesome as some would say!!! Brilliant as others might concur!!!
Posted On 28 Aug 2012

Vaseline on Your Nipples – 1

Vaseline on Your Nipples – 1 ( date Jan 17th, 2004 ) Hello, With the start of the New Year, restoration of better health became a Resolution for me….as I am sure it may have been for many of you. I decided to do something more concrete than being merely a wishful...
Posted On 24 Aug 2012

Vaseline on my Nipples – Intro

A series of Posts about how Venkat started running...written in a humourous way it highlights the essence of humble beginnings and symbolizes the essence of calling ourselves YouTooCanRUn. If we with such humble running beginnings can run then You Too Can Run
Posted On 24 Aug 2012

“Heroes of Running” Coverage in Runners for Life

I have been featured by Runners for Life under their column “Heroes of Running” . Runners for Life is one of India’s larges networking site for recreational runners. My coverage there means a lot to me and thanks a lot to the team...
Posted On 04 Aug 2012

Sabja / Chia – The lab test – 6 and final

Getting the Lab tests took some time and multiple sampling. My first attempts did not yield correct results since the protocols were not correctly applied. I then got in touch with my friend Amit Mehta of who kindly consented to test both samples for basic...
Posted On 31 Jul 2012

Sabja / Chia – The Taste test – 5

After having soaked them for about 8 hours I proceeded to drink up the two glasses and subject them to the taste test. Both were neutral to taste..there was no difference in taste..plain and rather bland I may say. But the Sabja felt more fuller and mouthful. It had more bite....
Posted On 31 Jul 2012

Sabja / Chia – Next morning – 4

The seeds were left to soak overnight. Next morning after about 8 hours while the Sabja were fully blown up the Chia seeds too were blown up and fuzzy. Both had settled to the bottom with the weight of the water they had soaked. But our Sabja seeds had blown up fully while the...
Posted On 31 Jul 2012

Sabja / Chia – In the Glass – 3

The next test I did was to take two lots of each and  put them in two separate glasses of water. In less than 5 minutes our Sabja ( on the left ) opened up with the fuzzy outer that we are familiar with in our faloodas. The Chia seeds were still floating around not [...]
Posted On 31 Jul 2012

SD does 21 – Pre Race Cardio test

Posted on Jan 4th, 2012 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Last week SD did his Stress Echo test. In this test you are strapped with the cardiac electrical sensors to your chest and a 2D ( sonography ) echo is taken of your heart to see how you perform. The treadmill is in the same...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

SD does 21- Dr Contractor’s blog post

Dr Contractor covered the entire story in his blog post at Blood (literally) and sweat en route to running 21.1 km. Imagine this : It’s the Friday before your first marathon on Sunday, and...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012