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LA Times reviews the metronome as a great tool for runners.

Posted by Super Admin on Mon Jun 29th, 2009, 0 comments

Here is an excerpt from the L.A. Times fitness article giving a glowing review of the Seiko DM-50 metronome as a crucial tool in any runner's arsenal:Seiko DM-50 metronome: Not an athletic product per se, but a musical instrument aid seen in orchestras, this clip-on beeper provides an audible marker for runners aiming for an ...

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The Irresistible Pull of Gravity

Posted by Super Admin on Mon Oct 16th, 2006, 0 comments

After 40 years of pounding the pavement, John Bryant learns how to relax and run like a ...

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Body Sensing Part 1

Posted by Super Admin on Mon Nov 14th, 2005, 0 comments

Of all the topics that I've written about in these newsletter articles, this subject matter is the most important theme that underlies Chi Walking. It is such a vast subject, in fact, that there could be an entire book written just on Body Sensing alone. 

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Transitions

Posted by Super Admin on Mon Apr 11th, 2005, 0 comments

It feels like spring in the air. Even though the mornings are still cold, the sun shines brightly during the day and soon there will be blossoms of all kinds everywhere we look (at least here in California). We are beginning to have daylight once again a little earlier in the morning, and a ... Read More >

The Chi Running Marathon Training Group

Posted by Super Admin on Fri Oct 1st, 2004, 0 comments

Last February, twenty eight people took on the task of training for the San Francisco Marathon which was run this past August 1st. Although they were from a wide range of backgrounds and running histories, they all had one thing in common they had all taken a ChiRunning class and wanted to learn how to ...

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East Meets West in the Running World

Posted by Super Admin on Wed Mar 31st, 2004, 0 comments

T'ai chi is considered the Mother of martial arts. Many serious practitioners even hold it to be the single source from which all martial arts were born. It dates back over 2500 years and is practiced by millions of people in China every day. T'ai chi is interesting in that it has two faces. It ...

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Importance of Transitions

Posted by Super Admin on Wed Oct 1st, 2003, 0 comments

It feels like fall in the air. After a blazing hot spell last week the mornings are starting to take on a more crisp edge. The squirrels are busy packing up for the winter and back-to-school traffic has hit the streets. The sap is starting to thicken in the trees and when I look ...

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The Importance of Relaxation

Posted by Super Admin on Fri Jan 31st, 2003, 1 comments

Master Xu was helping me through yet another T'ai Chi lesson and moving his body without apparently using his muscles. His arms were moving but his muscles were limp and flaccid. "Here, rest your hand on my arm and keep it there while I go through this movement." I did as he asked. "Now, I'm moving ...

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The Value of Learning Chi Running

Posted by Super Admin on Tue Oct 1st, 2002, 0 comments

There are so many good reasons to learn something new: Chi Running, a language, a musical instrument, a new recipe anything at all. Learning is a life-long process and is as much a part of our lives as breathing. In no uncertain terms, it's one of those things in life we ...

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The Path of Least Resistance

Posted by Super Admin on Mon Oct 1st, 2001, 0 comments

I had a spiritual teacher who gave me a great definition of "relaxation". He said, "Relaxation is the absence of unnecessary effort." That sounds simple enough but it's easier said than done. I'm constantly working at it, and when I try to apply it to my running it goes something ...

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A Chi Running Love Letter

I wanted to take a minute to thank Danny and everyone involved at Chi Running. On January 1st 2010 I limped off the Buckeye Trail in NE Ohio with another pulled calf muscle, I have to admit I was done running. 

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