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Running Injury Rehabilitation using Chi Walking

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Mon Nov 1st, 2010, 0 comments

If you love to run, and depend on it to keep healthy, fit and maintain a positive attitude, getting injured can be devastating. If your running injury was not an obvious accident, like twisting your ankle in a ditch, it is most likely your running form that is the culprit. No matter what the cause, ...

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Chi Walking for Rehabilitation

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Mon Nov 1st, 2010, 0 comments

Recently, the public has been reminded about how important walking is for us. The benefits are broad, from preventing breast cancer to improving memory and brain function. We thought we would also remind you that Chi Walking is also a great tool for injury rehabilitation.Chi Walking is a safe and effective way to get gentle, ...

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Brisk walkers have lower breast cancer risk: study

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Fri Oct 29th, 2010, 0 comments

Brisk walkers have lower breast cancer risk: study NEW YORK | Thu Oct 28, 2010 6:03am BST NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - Women who take regular ...

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Walking now may give you a brain boost later

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Fri Oct 29th, 2010, 0 comments

Walking now may give you a brain boost later 1:37 PM PDT, October 13, 2010 Walking promotes good physical health, but it may also help maintain memory and cognitive function for years, a study finds. The research, published online Wednesday in the journal Neurology, is based on a study of 299 men ...

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10 Most-Common Mistakes in a Distance Walking Event

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Mon Oct 4th, 2010, 0 comments

Walking a 5K (3.1 miles) or longer distance is a noble endeavor but it can be a greater challenge than most people realize. There are common mistakes that people make that can make their event less than pleasurable, or even cause pain and ...

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Continuing Our Education

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Tue Sep 7th, 2010, 0 comments

I like this time of year. The hot days of summer are finally coming to a close and for many parents and students, it's back-to-school time again.  This time of year always sparks the question in my mind, "What am I doing to learn something new in my life?" or an even better question might ...

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Personal Performance for Chi Walkers

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Fri Aug 6th, 2010, 0 comments

Personal performance is just as important for walkers as it is for any other athlete. People who walk in events or walk regularly for fitness know that walking with focus and proper technique can make all the difference in the outcome of an event or workout. When you walk with personal performance in mind, it ...

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Personal Performance for Chi Runners

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Fri Aug 6th, 2010, 0 comments

The term “performance” in athletics has been usurped by top athletes and has become riddled with so many innuendos that the term itself can scare off the athlete and the runner in you. However, the concept of personal performance can be the best kind of motivation. Personal performance asks you to listen deeply to your ...

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Freedom

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Tue Jul 6th, 2010, 0 comments

In Chi Running, Chi Walking and Chi Living, freedom is an important theme that we explore and work towards in its myriad facets: freedom of movement, freedom to make the best choice for yourself, freedom to respond creatively in the moment. The 4th of July is the commemoration of America’s freedom from the tyranny of ...

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Non-identification – A Balanced Approach to Running

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Sat May 1st, 2010, 1 comments

In Chi Running we utilize the principle of non-identification to help you in achieving your running goals, whether to get started on a running program, improve your technique, or PR your 10K. Bottom line, non-identification requires that you get a grip on your ego. Ego is such a loaded word. Really, it’s not a bad thing. ...

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ChiRunning began to enrich my life on July 3, 2010 when I read the first 100 pages of the book and went for a run, and just focusing on ankle lift made a difference! My running life continues to transform and create joy! I smile when I run and love every minute. I am thrilled and grateful to be part of this ChiRunning community. Thank you for the opportunity to pursue becoming an Instructor.

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