Skip to main content

6 Tips To Eat Healthy Outside The Home

6 Tips To Eat Healthy Outside The Home With today's hectic lifestyles, most of us end up eating out at least once a week. That could mean grabbing a sandwich from the supermarket for lunch, ordering take-out for dinner, or splurging on a special meal at a favourite restaurant.Choosing food is an action guided in many cases by taste and pleasure, but recent studies indicate that the more information you have about the quality of food, its nutrients and benefits for your health, the more you will be able to make intelligent decisions regarding to what you eat.“Eating out doesn’t have to mean eating poorly,” keeping the following tips in mind when eating at a restaurant or fast-food place:1. Avoid SaucesMost restaurants accompany their dishes with sauces and creams to suit the consumer, but these usually contain fat, processed products and excess salt. Instead, ask for balsamic vinegar and olive oil to accompany your food in a healthier way. 2. Soda, ByeThe same happens when you accomp…

My Running Journey from 21 KM to New York City Marathon Part - 2

Click below link for Part - 1

        The Main Journey of New York City Marathon 2019 started from here after completing two Half Marathons. But till now I never thought to run Full Marathon. I never dreamed for Full Marathon. Also, with the help of some of my runner friends Bilal, Prakash, Laxman I joined some running WhatsApp groups. I started getting lots of knowledge about running and motivation from them. Which helped me a lot during my New York City Marathon Journey.

 

List of 10 Runners

In the last week of Mar, 2019, I got mail from TCS Fit4life to apply for the 'New York City Marathon 2019'. I applied for this event on 05/April/2019. To apply we have completed any Half Marathon or Full Marathon in the last 6 months because we need to update timing details and upload certificates. I just applied for the 'New York City Marathon 2019' and forgot. After two months, on 19/June/2019, when I was sitting in office and checking my TCS mail then I saw one mail from 'Megan Wright' mentioning that 'Congratulations! you are one of our 2019 TCS New York City Marathon global Employee Contest winners'. I couldn't believe that I got selected for the New York City Marathon so replied to Megan asking is it true? Next day I got a reply from 'Megan Wright' Yes, it’s true and you are one of the winners of '2019 TCS New York City Marathon Employee Contest' and all expenses for this trip are taken care by TCS. Even after getting a reply from Megan, I didn't believe in this, so I checked with other TCS runners and came to know that TCS select globally 10 peoples every year and send them to the New York City marathon. With this news I was very happy as I never thought that I got selected for the 'New York City Marathon' which comes in world top 5 Marathons and its dream of every runner to run in such a big marathon.

        After two weeks we got the list of all 10 runners who got selected for the 'New York City Marathon 2019'. After we got the list of 10 runners Nilesh Velankar created a WhatsApp group and added all 10 in the group and we started discussing in WhatsApp group. I was very happy that I got selected but still lots of things were coming to mind like 'How to get Visa', 'I will get Visa or not', 'how to prepare for Full Marathon', I am able to complete Full Marathon or not as I started my HM in Jan, 2019. After one week we got another email from Megan, in that everything was mentioned in detail about the Visa process, Travel Ticket, Hotel Stay and also the link to join virtual training. 

        Now I got some hope and started dreaming about my New York journey. We had different training schedules for 20 weeks, 16 weeks, 12 weeks. I joined 16-week virtual training of 'New York Road Runner' (NYRR) on 15/July/2019. Also meet TCS Striders coach Prasad sir to get some running tips and how to prepare for Full Marathon. Now I had around 110 days to make my dream successful as the New York City marathon was on 3/Nov/2019. In these 110 days I need to get my Visa ready, get my travel tickets, get hotel accommodation, and main challenge to get time from busy schedule and prepare for Full Marathon, especially when you are married and having a kid.


Coming Soon...
My Running Journey from Half Marathon to New York City Marathon 2019 Part - 3

"Start where you are.
Use what you have.
Do what you can."
Stay Healthy, Stay Fit.

Comments

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

05-June-2020 - Friday Morning Long Drive After Long Time

मैं पेशेवर काम कर रहा हूं, मेरा जीवन बहुत व्यस्त है। अगर आप मेरी रोजाना की दिनचर्या के बारे में जानना चाहते हैं, तो मेरे ब्लॉग को रोजाना पढ़ें।
आज शुक्रवार सुबह, मैं लगभग 5:30 बजे उठा, फिर बालकनी में गया और देखा कि मौसम बहुत अच्छा है। लॉन्ग ड्राइव के लिए 3 महीने के लॉकडाउन के बाद अचानक प्लान किया। फिर मैंने अपनी कार की चाबी ली और सुबह 6 बजे के करीब नीचे चला गया। मैंने अपनी कार शुरू की और लगभग 100 किमी के लॉग ड्राइव के लिए चला गया। मैंने इस 3 महीने में बहुत सारे बदलाव देखे, पर्यावरण बहुत साफ है, सड़क खाली थी इसलिए मैंने अपनी ड्राइविंग का आनंद लिया। मैंने 25 किमी की ड्राइविंग के बाद एक जगह पर कार रोकी, फिर खुले वातावरण में 1 किमी दौड़ लगाई। बहुत समय बाद मैंने खुली जगह पर दौड़ लगाई। जाते समय सड़क खाली थी, लेकिन घर लौटते समय सड़क पर कुछ लोगों और वाहनों को देखा। आउटिंग के तीन घंटे बाद आखिरकार 9 बजे के आसपास घर पहुंचा। फिर स्नान किया कुछ ब्रेड स्लाइस के साथ एक कप चाय ली और मेरी सुबह की गतिविधि समाप्त की।
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- En…

Do These 5 Exercises When You Wake Up To Have More Energy For The Day

Do These 5 Exercises When You Wake Up To Have More Energy For The Day  For you to start your mornings with vitality, it is important that you clear your body of laziness when you first wake up. Exercising allows you to activate your metabolism so that you can do your daily activities more efficiently, thanks to the fact that it helps to release endorphins, hormones responsible for positive moods. In addition, a study, affirms that if the exercise is done on an empty stomach, 20% more fat is burned, since you eliminate the reserve fat and not the one you just consumed. So, what are the 5 basic exercises that you can add to your daily morning exercise routineand live healthy life.Here you have the list of 5 best exercises to do everyday and that you can do very early.1. Start With StretchingIt is important that before starting the exercises, warm up your body through stretches that allow you to relax your muscles.Put your hands up and stretch your body as much as possible. At the same tim…

What Types Of Exercises Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

What Types Of Exercises Help Prevent Breast Cancer? There are several studies that have proven the effectiveness of exercise in the prevention of breast cancer. A study found that women who exercise regularly are between 30% and 40% less likely to develop breast cancer than those who choose to be sedentary lifestyle. Also its found in studies that practicing exercise for half an hour a day reduces estrogen levels, which are related to certain types of breast cancer.There are several benefits of exercise for breast cancer and here are five types of exercises that will help you not only prevent breast cancer, but also during treatment and to have less risk of its return.1. Aerobic Exercises They are characterized by being of low or medium intensity and can be done for a long time. Among the most common we have squats, running, cycling and swimming. Its benefits are to increase the heart rate, tone the muscles and provide better breathing. 2. Flexibility ExercisesAs the name implies, by pra…