Why I Run!

I used to be the kind of person who always said "I hate running". And I meant it too. Being a fat kid that I was, my go-to activity was computer games, staying indoors and eating . I wanted an easy-to-implement, cheap exercise to help me lose baby weight (although I wasn't a baby anymore). …

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How I Started And Fell In Love With Running!!

How I started and fell in love with running! -How was your life before running? Before I ever started running, I was always one of those fat kids, who had wanted to lose weight since years. My parents promised me a lot of mouthwatering goodies, countless bribes if I lost “x” kilos of weight, but …

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My Third Full Marathon – TMM 2019

20th January, 2019 was the big day for me. All those days of waking up before the sun while my bed was at its comfortable best, getting myself mentally prepared to run while I struggled to get my stride in order and through all that constant soreness, muscle pains and what not! It was going …

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Benefits of a body-weight workout

Bodyweight training is as simple as it gets and requires no equipment in order to perform it. 1. It's a super-efficient workout. Research suggests high-output, bodyweight-based exercises like plyometrics yield awesome fitness gains in short durations. Since there's no equipment involved, bodyweight workouts make it easy to transition from one move to the next with little …

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My road to 26.2 Miles – Weeks 5 and 6

This is a string of posts that I have been doing over the last 6 weeks to document my way through training for a full marathon. You can follow them here : My road to 26.2 miles – Week 1 My Road to 26.2 Miles – Week 2 My road to 26.2 Miles – Weeks …

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My Road to 26.2 Miles – Week 2

After writing my first post last week, My road to 26.2 miles – Week 1 , what I thought would be the beginning of a fast journey towards achieving my goal, has turned out to be quite a slow and sluggish start. At the peak of my training, I literally waited all day just to get …

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My road to 26.2 miles – Week 1

From this point on, I have exactly 8 weeks to prepare for my full marathon at The Tata Mumbai Marathon on 20th January 2019. It’s going to be very tough and a challenge in every sense, since I was busy with exams and haven’t trained for a single day since October. Running itself has been …

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Why Playing Childhood Games Is Better Than It May Seem

Whether it’s hitting the gym, joining a zumba class, or going jogging, we all know the importance of staying active. However, a lot of traditional ways to keep fit can seem a bit of a chore and just a bit boring – especially if you’re always doing them on your own. But there’s a growing …

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How to Keep Nutrition Top of Mind

I came across this article on The Crossfit Journal, and it is definitely worth a read!The original link for the article is here : https://journal.crossfit.com/article/nutrition-culture-achauer-2 Disclaimer : I do not own this article, nor do I have any contribution in this writing, or have anything to do with the writers or publishers of this post. I simply …

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Mumbai Marathon 2018 – My Second Full Marathon

371 days. Redemption. Those days and that word has been playing on my mind ever since Mumbai Marathon 2017. Its one thing to miss your target, a completely different thing to be disappointed at your own performance cause your 100% was simply poor. My first target for full marathon has always been to finish it …

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The Ladakh Marathon 2017 – An Overview

I participated in this race during the second week of September. It is quite a genius plan by the organisers, as it ensures more tourists and travellers in September, a period where tourism has started slowing down due to the temperature drop. This particular race has 3 categories: The Khardung La Challenge (72km) The Full …

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My First Full Marathon

On 15th January 2017, I completed my first full marathon, and boy what a mix bag of emotions it was! The full marathon, that is, a distance of 42.195 kilometers, took me 6:36 hours to complete, which is 6 minutes above the cut off time. Hence, I don't get a rank, but I can say I finished …

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