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SD does 21 – Training issues

Published on Dec 27, 2011 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ My first concern when SD wanted to be trained was his level of physical fitness…in short his chasis..and how much of beating it could take. We had about 3 months to go..and I knew that about 2-3 weeks would go in...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

SD does 21 – Three fold goal

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I have told SD that there are 3 objectives for the SCMM 2012. They are: 1. Complete the distance, 2. On foot and 3. Enjoy the participation He has often come to me and told me the distance that he did on the treadmill and...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

SD does 21- Training plan so far

Published on Dec 17th, 2011   +++++++++++++++++++++ So coming back to SD and his training plan. First some don’ts – Since he was epileptic there was going to be no pushing him into ‘stressful’ situations. Stress is  a known trigger for epilepsy...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

SD does 21 – Intro

This is a collection of a series of posts that were made on different dates, in various Internet fora, when a runner called SD was trained by me to run the Half Marathon of SCMM in Jan 2012. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ INTRODUCTORY POST – Dec, 16,2011 For a long time I was...
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

SD Does 21 – Final timings

Published on Jan 15, 2012 ++++++++++ SD did it in 3:14, very comfortably. I had set a target of 3:15….Bravo. Filed under: SD does 21 Tagged: Venkatraman, YouTooCanRun
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

SD does 21 – Hindusthan Times covers him

Published on Jan 14th, 2012 ++++++++++++++++++++++ SD is fine and raring to go. Today morning we had an event at Asian Heart where we met with Vijay Amritraj the Brand Ambassador for this edition of SCMM. SD was there in full vigor. His injuries have healed though his face is...
Posted On 23 Jul 2012

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

Book Knowledge Sharing – 1…Eat and Run by Scott Jurek

Book Knowledge Sharing – 1   Eat and Run by Scott Jurek I have been wanting to, for a long time, to share what I have found interesting in the various books on running that I have been reading. I do not want to be presumptuous and call it ‘Book Critic’ or ‘Book Review’ since I...
Posted On 25 Jun 2012