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Today, I achieved 34 km.

Yeah, my stamina has improved.

Here’s some of the “running gyaan” I’ve collected over the past few months:

  • Learn to listen to your body
    • Learn to distinguish between feeling tired or just feeling fatigue, feeling the need for water and the need to take rest.
    • I attribute a part of my development to doing things my way. I didn’t push myself to compete with the others, but I competed with myself.
  • It takes patience to develop stamina. A year ago, I used to run one round in the track field and stop dead-tired. The track was just 400 metres long.
  • Some people find company important for running. I need my iPod and the company.
  • Running in the early morning is better – lesser pollution, lesser noise, lesser people, empty roads, etc.
  • Breathe naturally.
  • Do varying distances of running (The distances should look like a bell curve on a graph)
  • Run 9 min. Walk 1 min. And the cycle continues.
  • Gear is important
  • Drink lots of water. 2 litres per day.
  • Water + Electral = Yummy. And it restores the salts that your body loses.
  • Nothing teaches you determination like running. Because the temptation to stop is immense and you can easily stop.
  • I still have a lot to learn.