• <
  • Page 4 of 4
  • >

Running with a Metronome

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Sun Nov 9th, 2008, 20 comments

Your body loves rhythms: it thrives on them. Your heart beat, your breath rate, your need for rest are all based on certain rhythms that occur naturally in your body or that you've established in your life. The more rhythms you establish, the better your body likes it. When your body has a rhythm to ...

Read More >

salt lick

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Nov 2nd, 2008, 1 comments

If any of you has a horse, and you’d like to save some money this year, I would be happy to come hang out in Mr. Ed’s stall so he can lick the salt off me after I run a long time: it would save you buying a salt block and it would save me [...]

Read More >

slobbering dog = me

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Wed Oct 22nd, 2008, 1 comments

No, i wasn’t clobbered by a big slobbering dog today at the track: I was the slobbering dog. Skipped the track yesterday cause work had me at the office till too late… if I had gone I would have been running in the dark, which I don’t want to do… So, I decided to head [...]

Read More >

form fascination

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Wed Oct 1st, 2008, 0 comments

so, it’s wed, but I had to do my run tonight: the Instructor Training is starting tomorrow, and I decided that in order to get my runs in this weekend, I would def. need to run tonight cause tomorrow is going to be full! We have 20 candidates coming in from all over the world [...]

Read More >

no work, all play

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Tue Sep 30th, 2008, 0 comments

Took the day off today and went over to the track this morning to do my track workout run. Over all, it went well… I guess I am on Week 7 now of the 10 week program (I will have some extra time after this to keep training, but this is the schedule for now…) [...]

Read More >

black circle thing

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Tue Sep 23rd, 2008, 0 comments

… track today went well. I am getting sick of the terms TRACK FORM AND LSD. You must be getting sick of it, too. Sorry, it is what it is… I was feeling a little funky today, I don’t know what exactly it was that was going on… I didn’t feel in the best form, [...]

Read More >

Using Your Watch to Run Better, Walk Better, Feel Better

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Mon Jun 9th, 2008, 0 comments

Besides the metronome, which is a key tool in Chi Running and Chi Walking, the next most important accessory is a good watch. We recommend a digital watch with a chronometer, a single and double countdown timer and 30-50 lap memory. As you get to know what your watch can do you’ll find that you’ll be ...

Read More >

Running and Walking Shoes, Pt. 2: Choosing Shoes

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Thu Aug 16th, 2007, 1 comments

Here are some of the general categories of running and walking shoes: Motion Control, Stability, Lightweight, Cushioning and Trail shoes would all fall under "training shoes". A motion control shoe is always a stability shoe, but a shoe can be a stability shoe without being motion-control shoe, meaning that it’s made to stabilize your foot, but not necessarily correct for any structural abnormalities. 

Read More >

Running and Walking Shoes Pt. 1: Intelligent Feet

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Sun Jul 15th, 2007, 0 comments

Also see Part 2: Recommended Shoes, The Process of Evolving into the Correct Shoe. Years ago, when I was living in San Francisco, I went into a local martial arts supply store to buy a pair of t'ai chi shoes. When I asked the little old Chinese woman behind the counter for a pair, she stepped ...

Read More >

Chi Running Tips for Treadmill Running

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Thu Feb 22nd, 2007, 0 comments

It’s the beginning of March and it is still cold and snowy outside in a lot of places in the world! And though the days are getting just a bit longer now, it can still be a challenge to get out in daylight for our runs and walks. (For more thoughts on keeping ...

Read More >
  • <
  • Page 4 of 4
  • >
A Chi Running Love Letter image

A Chi Running Love Letter

About three weeks ago I had a very strong memory of what it felt like to run when I was 7. The freedom, the exhilaration, the laughter. What happened in the intervening 41 years? 

Read This Story >
Home