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Members of the Dubai-based cycling group Kerala Riders went to great lengths to mark the Dubai Fitness challenge of 2022. While one swam 14 hours at a stretch to cover 25kms on the closing weekend of the challenge, another rode 200kms a day, totalling 6000kms during the month.
“Members of our group always try to push themselves out of the comfort zone for DFC,” said Abdul Sameekh, who achieved a personal best by swimming 25kms at a stretch. “Each year, we try to do better than the previous year, and I was able to pull off this achievement this year.”
Lalu Koshy, who cycled 666 kilometres continuously for 33 hours last year, took up the challenge to cycle 6,000 kilometres this year but admitted it was not easy. “I had not done any workout for almost four months as I had travelled to India,” he said. “I was unsure if I would be able to make it, but I powered through” Swimming 14 hours On Saturday, Abdul Sameekh started his swim at Al Mamzar beach at 4:30am, taking 1-2 minutes of break every three kilometres to hydrate and replenish. He said, “During early morning and evenings, it […]
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