Week 4 - It is the mind that builds the body

Published : Dec 16, 2016
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  • Updated On : Jul 28, 2022

    The fourth week was super exciting! I had an exciting three day trip to Goa filled with a lot of fun, food and of course the Goa River Marathon. Vacation, Friends & Running.

    What more do I need?

    This was my normal Sunday training run and therefore, ran hard till Friday. No taper. But still, a race is a race. Lot of excitement and preparation.
    Pro Total was at the top of my list (obviously!)

    I had Fast&Up Activate at the starting point, which I normally do before all the marathons and the long training runs. That gave me enough energy for a nice start.

    The Goa route is tough. It starts with a downhill and the end is uphill. The rest of the route is all rolling hills. I enjoyed every km of the race as there was no pressure of timing. I chatted with fellow runners, shouted at those who were walking and cheered on friends who were going fast! A race becomes a run when you enjoy it and I thoroughly enjoyed this run!

    Ended the run with Pro Total for recovery. The weather was super and it was a very well organized run by Sunil and Sangeeta Shetty.

    It's my soul that keeps me running:

    I really feel that Pro Total is showing positive signs. As I said earlier - I ran easy, relaxed and yet finished in 2:02:30 and had a podium finish! Thanks to Pro Total, my Gurus - Savio, Sandeep, Parul, my Heal team, Gaurang and Vijaya for physiotherapy and massage, my trainer for strength training, Avnish Mehta and all my running colleagues.

    Without the help and encouragement of each of them, I would not have been able to achieve what I have, at the age of 62!

    Now I'm back to training for SCMM. The routine of chatting with my friends with whom I regularly run, fixing time, route, distance and the fun part after each run is what keeps me going and is always something I look forward to.

    The next two weeks are going to be a killer, but I'm sure it's going to be very exciting and fun

    I am quite positive of a good timing at SCMM.

    Pro Total Zindabad! 

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