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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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Walking an Event? Get Focused

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Fri Apr 2nd, 2010, 0 comments

Focusing your mind is the surest way to feel great throughout an event, and especially as you cross that finish line … whether it's a 5k or a marathon. With Chi Walking, you learn to ...

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New Beginnings Through Running and Walking

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Sun Jan 3rd, 2010, 0 comments

"The beginning holds the seed of all that is to follow." The I ChingThis wisdom from one of the most revered books in China’s history gives us incredibly helpful insight in how to keep ourselves fresh, vibrant and continually moving in a positive direction. The full piece is worth reading and is one of Danny ...

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The Joy of Running

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Sat Oct 31st, 2009, 0 comments

If you love to run, you know. If you don’t, please keep an open mind, and read on. So many of the letters we get are from people who have experienced the transformation from hating to run to running becoming a joy in their lives. “I hated to run and now I look forward to ...

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Keep a Journal, Reach Your Goals

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Fri Oct 2nd, 2009, 0 comments

We all have dreams, hopes and desires to live a good, healthy life. There is a proven way to not only reach your goals, but to be more deeply enriched by the process, and that is to write down your goals and then keep a log or journal about your experience.Want to run a marathon? ...

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Gathering and Issuing: Energy management for distance running and walking

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Mon Aug 10th, 2009, 0 comments

I'd like to introduce a principle of T'ai Chi that is not mentioned in either the ChiRunning or ChiWalking books. The principle is called Gathering and Issuing. This principle, or "law," provides the underpinnings of energy management which is different from energy efficiency, because it governs how you manage your expenditure of energy when you're ...

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Mind over Body vs Body over Mind

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Mon Jun 1st, 2009, 0 comments

There is no question, the mind can (and more often than not, does) "convince" the body to run farther and faster than the body wants to. We believe it is one of the primary causes of injury. In an article from this month's Runner's World, the idea of "mind over body" is extolled as a ...

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A T’ai Chi Lesson for Your Running:

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Thu May 14th, 2009, 0 comments

Here's a lesson from my T'ai Chi master that has helped my running more than I ever could have imagined. One of the first things we are taught in T’ai Chi is that the best way to deal with a force coming from your opponent is to cooperate with it, not oppose it. If you ...

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Distance Running with Chi Running – Live Long and Prosper

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Tue Apr 7th, 2009, 0 comments

With Chi Running, distance running — whether a 5k, half marathon, marathon or ultra marathon — is a pain-free, core strengthening and deeply relaxing process that you can enjoy for a lifetime. And the health benefits of distance running may just increase the length and quality of your lifetime as well! The myth is that distance running ...

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Start Running with the ChiWalk-Run Training Program

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Thu Feb 26th, 2009, 0 comments

New to running? Getting back to running after taking the winter off? To start running with the least risk of injury and the highest potential for success, we suggest the ChiRun/ChiWalk Training Program to get you started running safely and enjoyably. When you are getting started or start running again after a hiatus, there are ...

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A Chi Running Love Letter

Frank and I attended the week long Chi Running program in June.  We have been diligently practicing our Chi Running form and are loving it.  Frank just ran a tough half at 1:40:44 almost effortlessly. 

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