Running, Walking and Prostate Cancer: A Personal Journey

Posted by Keith McConnell on Thu Aug 4th, 2011, 8 comments

I’d like to share a personal experience I have had in recent months related to my health and fitness and, as you might expect from a Chi Running and Chi Walking Instructor, running and walking played a key role during this journey. At the beginning of this year I was, as far as I knew ...

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Minimalist Shoes, Barefoot Running, and Metatarsal Stress Fractures

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Thu Aug 4th, 2011, 8 comments

Running barefoot will strengthen the intrinsic muscles of your feet, making them more stable ... But, it won’t somehow automatically undo all your worst movement habits or change them for the better ...

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How to Avoid Injuries with Minimal Running Shoes

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Wed Aug 3rd, 2011, 2 comments

The minimal shoe boom, although it's one that we welcome, is nonetheless creating some meaningful questions and discussions ...

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Chi Walking for Anxiety, Stress or Mild Depression

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Wed Aug 3rd, 2011, 0 comments

If you’re seeking  quick relief  from stress, anxiety or mild to moderate depression, take a walk. Walking has been proven to help alleviate these conditions faster than most medications and with more beneficial outcomes in the long term.

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A Chi Running Love Letter

Over the past 45 years, I have trained for and run a race of one mile or longer every year but one. I worked my way up to running marathons, but in 1982 began experiencing knee pain – ultimately in both knees. 

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