# 28 – Dr.Aashish Contractor, runner, cardio rehabilitation and sports medicine expert, discusses key medical issues that athletes need to be aware
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Episode Summary

 Dr.Aashish Contractor, runner, cardio rehabilitation and sports medicine expert, discusses key medical issues that athletes need to be aware

Show Notes
02:05 – Dr.Aashish introduces himself
05:35 – “Exercise as medicine” - optimum dose and overdose
08:20 – Factors to  consider before embarking on an exercise regimen
11:15 – “FITT” – Frequency, Intensity, Time and Type 
13:25 – Key signals to watch for to ensure body is not put under undue stress
18:45 – Causes of sudden cardiac deaths in athletes
30:00 – Usefulness of heart rate as a training tool
31:15 – Ways to improve heart rate
33:35 – Is resting heart rate a measure of fitness?
36:40 – Link between long term endurance training and arrhythmia
41:15 – Heart rate variability 
43:20 – Ways to avoid knee injuries when running
48:05 – Views on wearing masks during exercise
51:50 – Quiz Time!
56:05 – Recommendations on more resources

Contact Dr.Aashish
Twitter:@DrContractor
Email: ascontractor@gmail.com 

Articles by Dr.Aashish
1.     “Unlock your fitness routine” in Mumbai Mirror - Link
2.     “Don’t lose your breath” in Mumbai Mirror - Link

Other relevant earlier podcasts
Episode 15 – Heart rate variability with Simon Wegerif (Link: https://www.buzzsprout.com/273726/4982348)

Additional resources recommended by Dr.Aashish
Runner’s World – runnersworld.com
Endure by Alex Hutchinson [Amazon Link]
Peak Performance by Brad Stulberg & Steve Magness [Amazon Link]

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