Received 80 10 10 Diet Book – Week 6
May14

Received 80 10 10 Diet Book – Week 6

  Week 6  of ultra marathon training was fantastic. And I received the long awaited book by Dr Douglas Graham – 80 10 10 Diet. I am very excited to read it. This week, I could stick to my training plan to the ‘T’ and felt wonderful. So, here is a quick run down of how my week 6 training went. Read : I Made Myself A Training Plan For 100 km Ultra Monday Monday morning I did a easy 7 km run, which was followed by...

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Beer And Ultramarathon
May05

Beer And Ultramarathon

  I love beer! And I love running! Almost any ultrarunner will say this. Ultra marathon is someway synonymous to beer, right? I used to be a whisky drinker some years before I dove into long distance running. The time I was training for my first 100 km race, somehow, organically I will say, became a beer drinker. I don’t know why! And it was not because of what generally ultrarunners drink! I was attracted to it like a fly...

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One Week Of Being Vegan – Week 4
Apr29

One Week Of Being Vegan – Week 4

4 weeks of training for this year’s ultramarathon is over. One month done and five more to go! Yeah, it’s awesome. I am nearer to my goal race and I am so pumped! The time flies so quickly. I am sure that after the race, it will feel like it was yesterday when I was making all the plans and writing training week updates. So it’s been a week that I have converted to being a vegan. That means I have cut out meat, dairy...

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Whys and Hows of Eating Chia Seeds
Mar04

Whys and Hows of Eating Chia Seeds

As per Wikipedia, scientific name of Chia seeds is Salvia Hispanica. It is a species of a flowering plant in the mint family which is a native to Central and Southern Mexico and Guatemela. You can read more about it here. Chia seeds is quite a popular superfood. The basic nutrition profile per 100 g is as under(as per Wikipedia) – Energy – 436 kcal Carbs – 7.72 g Dietary fiber – 34.4 g Fat – 30.74 g...

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Salad Days : Adventure In Salads
Oct11

Salad Days : Adventure In Salads

Since the time I have started to run, I am learning a lot of things. I am learning about different kinds of run, recovery techniques, cross training, rehab exercises, nutrition, blogging, SEO, You Tube etc. But nutrition has been a weakest subject because of the effort in its effective implementation. So, I started reading up a few nutrition books and blog posts but all I got was food names which were not available in India. I mean,...

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Healthy Hummus Recipe
Aug30

Healthy Hummus Recipe

I have been meaning to cook this one for a very long time. I have enjoyed eating it at some of my favourite places in Mumbai, and really wanted to try creating it. Well, I tried and I realised, it so simple and almost effortless. Try this and serve with amazing breads and Lavaash or just as a dip. Hope you enjoy making this as much as I did. Ingredients Soaked and parboiled chickpeas(Kabuli/White Chana) – 100 gms White sesame seeds –...

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Get Back In Shape Diet
Jun27

Get Back In Shape Diet

A friend of mine, Rohit, has one thing in common with me – we both are fitness freaks. I love running but he is into weight training and yoga(what a combo). He recently has revamped his life. He has done courses of meditation from Brahma Kumaris and can sit still for atleast an hour. He recently attended an instructor course on Pilates in Mumbai. He has become a vegetarian and changed his food habits entirely. One day while...

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Strawberry Delight Recipe
Mar31

Strawberry Delight Recipe

A while ago, me and my friend, we had this serious obsession of skipping our lunch and eating fruits. Now, only eating fruits didn’t satiate our terrible hunger at mid-day, so we decided to whip something of our own and make it not only healthy but delicious and good looking too. Here’s what we did. Ingredients Handful of strawberries. Handful of nuts. A bowl of fresh home-made curd. Two spoonful of honey. Method Cut the strawberries...

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