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SD does 21 – A bloodied face

Published on Jan 13th, 2012 +++++++++++++++++++++ Murphy struck today. SD and all of us were on a short 4 km run from MIG to BKC and back. Very easy pace. It was dark when we were coming back when about 50 mtrs before getting into MIG his feet struck a unintended speed breaker (...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

Too much water? – Viewpoint of Dr Mercola

When I ran the Half Marathon of July on Sunday July 1st as part of the Bandra-NCPA run all that I consumed was water..just plain water. Even though the following were on offer I DID NOT consume
Posted On 14 Jul 2012

S.W.E.A.T – Waterlogged by Prof Tim Noakes

Fellow Runners: Prof Tim Noakes is one of the world’s leading authorities on fluid replacement for endurance athletes, besides being the author of ” Lore of Running”, which is the most exhaustive compilation of Scientific research for runners. His latest book is...
Posted On 10 Jun 2012

Comrades 2012 – Performance agewise analysis

We had 31 registrants from India for the Comrades 2012. The agewise break up of hte 31 were as under 3 were in the age group 20-29, 9 were in 30-39, 16 were in 40-49 and 3 were above 50. Out of the 31 who registered there were 18 who finished and the agewise break up is as...
Posted On 06 Jun 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 (  )  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 – 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