Hong Kong-based businessman Darshan Parekh before he lost weight  (above left) and after he took up running and lost 22kg (above right). Photo: Darshan Parekh
Hong Kong-based businessman Darshan Parekh before he lost weight (above left) and after he took up running and lost 22kg (above right). Photo: Darshan Parekh
Wellness

How to lose weight – exercise or drugs? Running is businessman’s choice, and he loses 22kg and gains a passion for marathons

  • A doctor’s assessment that 102kg businessman Darshan Parekh had high blood pressure and cholesterol led him to start running – now he trains six times a week
  • With the help of a coach, Hong Kong-based Parekh has competed in marathons and triathlons while keeping injury-free, healthy and passionate about running

Hong Kong-based businessman Darshan Parekh before he lost weight  (above left) and after he took up running and lost 22kg (above right). Photo: Darshan Parekh
Hong Kong-based businessman Darshan Parekh before he lost weight (above left) and after he took up running and lost 22kg (above right). Photo: Darshan Parekh
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