Feeling Nervous as tomorrow is my Race!

Have you trimmed your nails and planned for your chaffing prevention (appropriate innerwear or 3M Tape or Vaseline whatever works best for you)? Many of you specially new runner wonder what to do on pre-race day of big run like ADHM. 1. No pressure, worry, and overdoing at all at this time. Rome was not … Continue reading Feeling Nervous as tomorrow is my Race!

Keep your immune system fortified with right diet to combat pollution – Keep Running and Exercising!

Do not stop running or exercising just due to the ongoing pollution debate rather keep your immune system fortified with the right diet, detox plan and breathing exercises. These are the best ways to minimise the harmful effects of air pollution. 1. Winter or no winter, add broccoli to your daily diet. This wonder veggie, … Continue reading Keep your immune system fortified with right diet to combat pollution – Keep Running and Exercising!

Fatter or Fitter Children – Running for healthier them or Olympic champions?

I remember with pride the day my son Angad did not listen to my advice of running slow in the beginning and came 1st in Independence day run 2016 in a local gully (Street) event. A year before that when he was racing ahead of all but vomited due to fast running and lactate (L) … Continue reading Fatter or Fitter Children – Running for healthier them or Olympic champions?

Privileged Passion Needs Unprivileged Reflection

The 23rd March edition of http://m.timesofindia.com/city/mumbai city hints “TCS may be new sponsor of Mumbai Marathon”. Having personally organized few events at 50-1200 participant scale, there are two statements that made me look back into all my expenditures, fundraising efforts in new craze of running  - next glamour after golf. TCS' parent Tata Sons may … Continue reading Privileged Passion Needs Unprivileged Reflection

Covestro and Piku Sports organizes Noida Grand Marathon

Started as an initiative to promote fitness and a healthy lifestyle among its employees, the Noida Grand Marathon sponsored by Covestro India, the world renowned manufacturer of polymer materials and organized by Piku Sports (founded by Deepak and Kumud Mehra), recorded over 1000 registrations on Sunday, 5th February, 2017. Fitness enthusiasts from various backgrounds such as … Continue reading Covestro and Piku Sports organizes Noida Grand Marathon

Real Joy Comes with Flow Motivator

According to HBS study, progress in meaningful work is important to work for long term success. When you run there is no dearth of goals. You get to set goals (timing or distance targets). Further, these goals are quantifiable, measurable and time-bound, hence keep you disciplined and accountable. They are not distant and black swan type event i.e. playing in the national team. It makes you push every day. Achieving these targets regularly builds confidence. Even a little aggressive weekday goal of Fartlek (Speedplay), Interval or Tempo run gives you confidence and positive mood for the whole week. It makes you realize that you can exist out of comfort zone.