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Tips from Certified Instructor of the Month Doug Dapo

Posted by Super Admin on Mon Oct 18th, 2010, 0 comments

For many years, my preferred way to unwind and recharge was to run. I never used to take walking that seriously. If I went out to exercise, it was always to run. I even had a somewhat negative view of walking. During my runs, stopping to walk was almost considered as “taboo.” If I was ...

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From pigeon-toed to running excellence

Posted by Super Admin on Fri Jul 16th, 2010, 0 comments

I was born in 1955 in Auckland, New Zealand, to a teenage mother who gave me up for adoption. As I began to learn to walk, it was observed that I rolled outwardly on the sides and heels of my feet … very pidgeon-toed!I had bone deformities which caused me pain around my big toes ...

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May Instructor of the Month Advice

Posted by Super Admin on Sun May 16th, 2010, 0 comments

Chi Running is an energy efficient, injury-free method of running. It teaches us what proper alignment is – shoulders over your hips over your ankles – but it’s possible that your body might need additional guidance in getting truly aligned. This is why I highly recommend seeing a professional body-worker if needed.

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Chi Running at the North Pole

Posted by Super Admin on Fri May 14th, 2010, 0 comments

Richard Donavan is an ultra marathoner from Ireland who was the first person to solo run a marathon distance at the North Pole in 2002.  Every year since 2006, Richard has organized a North Pole marathon ( Since I have an adventurous spirit, I signed up for the 2010 event knowing it would be a ...

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BMI Calculator

Posted by Super Admin on Thu Sep 24th, 2009, 0 comments

Check out our BMI Calculator!

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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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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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Thanks. I've had phenomenal results so far with using ideas from Born To Run...and then from Chi Running. I should have read Chi Running first.

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