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Pronation: How to Know When Enough is Enough

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Thu Sep 22nd, 2011, 0 comments

Everyone pronates and supinates to some degree with every step; however, it is the excessive motion, or overpronation, that can lead to running injuries...

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Three Ways to Improve and Check your Posture

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Thu Sep 8th, 2011, 0 comments

Proper posture is the foundation of healthy movement, so it is important to check in regularly to see if your posture is aligned ...

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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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Holistic Ways to Recover from Injury & Maintain Health

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Wed Jul 6th, 2011, 0 comments

When an injury occurs, an important step for recovery is controlling inflammation ...

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Running With a Quiet Mind

Posted by Laura Houston on Fri Jun 24th, 2011, 7 comments

I was going to title this blog post "Running Stops the Voices in My Head" but I thought that might scare some readers off. In fact, running does quiet my mind, if I allow it. One of the aims of Chi Running (and Chi Walking) is to change running from a ‘fitness’ sport to a more mindful practice, much like yoga or Pilates or t’ai chi. Every time you run, it’s a chance to work on improving your practice, which includes listening to your body.

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Four Core Strengthening Exercises to Improve your Running

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Wed Jun 1st, 2011, 0 comments

You may have heard us say ‘never use your legs for propulsion.’ ‘How does this work?’ you probably wonder. Of course, we all must use our legs to run, but we don’t have to rely them as much as we think. Here’s what we mean by this cryptic phrase ...

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Chi Running into Spring time with good technique

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Mon May 23rd, 2011, 1 comments

Learning how to move your body in a centered but relaxed way is such an important lesson, and one that can make any activity -- whether you're lifting your child, moving furniture, going running, hiking, biking, or carrying luggage -- much safer and more enjoyable.

Below are a few key points from Chi Running and Chi Walking that I use almost all the time whenever I am doing something physical. (These points are covered in depth in the Chi Running & Chi Walking materials - if you're curious ...

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