Month: January 2013

Preparing for the Oxfam Trail Walk

January 24, 2012 – GQ India Online 

In the span of 48 hours, from January 25-27, some 650 masochists will walk 100 km for a very good cause. The Oxfam Trailwalker event will see roughly 160 teams of four traverse country roads and paths between the towns of Anekal and Bidadi outside Bangalore.

Before congratulating themselves on their stamina and largesse, however, these teams have had to prepare. After all, 100 km isn’t exactly a walk in the park. Rather than going out and walking ourselves, we at GQ India decided to gather a few helpful fitness tips from return participants in the Oxfam event. We think of it as preparedness by osmosis. Here were the tops pointers for getting into shape: (more…)