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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

S.W.E.A.T – A busy weekend

In the weekend of June 2/3 we crossed a significant milestone. We crossed 10 locations and covered 173 runners. On Saturday we did the study at MIG club…a repeat location for those who could not make it earlier And then on Sunday we did the study at Aarey Milk Colony  at a...
Posted On 04 Jun 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 – 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 – 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 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 – 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 – 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