Ep 151: How To Train When Air Pollution Is High?
In the 151st episode of Run with Fitpage, Vikas Singh delves into the critical topic of running and training in polluted environments, shedding light on the contemporary challenges faced by runners in major tier 1 cities globally, where air quality index (AQI) values often reach concerning levels. Drawing on scientific insights, Vikas emphasizes the importance of strategic timing for runs, advocating for periods when AQI levels are moderate to mitigate the potential health risks associated with air pollution.
Vikas also addresses specific problems that runners may encounter due to pollution exposure, providing practical advice on minimizing these challenges and optimizing the overall running experience even in urban environments with compromised air quality.
About Vikas Singh:
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
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