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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

Comrades UltraMarathon – The Indian team

Here are some stats on the Comrades contingent from India. – We are now having one of the largest team numbers only exceeded by other countries such as USA, UK, Canada, Russia etc – Out of the 32 who show up..one of them Nagesh Rao is actually an Indian from Canada...
Posted On 03 Jun 2012

Sabja / Chia – Side by side close up – 2

Next I opened both the packets and put some seeds side to side for comparison. The one of the left is our friendly neighbourhood Sabja. It is wholly black as you can see. The Chia on the right is more lighter gray and also some of them are white. In size both are approximately...
Posted On 02 Jun 2012

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 – 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 – 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