Ep 52: Dr Girish Godbole Talks About Heart Fitness and Preventive Check Ups For Runners
Dr Girish Godbole is a Cardiologist and Cardiothoracic Surgeon based in Bangalore and has experience of 28 years of in the medical field. In this episode of Run with Fitpage, Dr Godbole joins our host Vikas Singh to discuss all about heart health, heart fitness, preventive check-ups for runners and post-covid health management,
00:00 – About this episode
01:56 – Welcome Dr Girish to the show!
02:04 – About Dr Godbole’s professional and runner life
05:26 – The role of the heart in the simplest manner
09:50 – How does heart health matter – the importance of stress management, exercise, nutrition and sleep
16:19 – What type of exercises are suitable for the heart, and what is the importance of a workout regime?
23:33 – How can one know if they have an underlying heart condition and the reason behind these
30:11 – Some tests which people can go through before and while on their fitness journey
36:14 – You are not Invincible!
38:42 – Getting back to training post Covid recovery
42:56 – Some advice from Dr Godbole for a fitter you
Dr Girish Godbole practices at Manipal Hospital, Millers Road in Millers Road, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 1993, DNB – General Medicine from St Johns Medical College in 2001 and MRCP (UK) from Royal Colleges Of Physicians, London, Uk in 2003. Dr Girish is a runner himself and has run various half-marathons. He calls running not only his exercise but also a meditation.
About Vikas Singh:
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale and Reliance before coming up with an 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.
For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
About the Podcast: Run with Fitpage
This podcast series is built to bring science and research from the endurance sports industry. These may help you learn and implement these in your training, recovery, and nutrition journey. We invite coaches, exercise scientists, researchers, nutritionists, doctors, and inspiring athletes to come and share their knowledge and stories with us. So, whether you’re just getting started with running or want to get better at it, this podcast is for you!
This podcast has been recorded via Zoom Conferencing.