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“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 http://www.runnersforlife.com 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 http://www.Unived.in 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

Kandivili 10K run

Friends, I was indeed happy to be present at the 10K run at Kandivili today and share the spirit of the event. The background of the run was a debate that raged about the new entry norms of SCMM 2013 where it required a runner to have run a past event. Recognising that not...
Posted On 29 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 – 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