I admit it. I'm an efficiency nut. I'm always trying to come up with simple acts I can do that will create the biggest results. Here's one that came to me last week while teaching a group of ChiRunning Instructor candidates. It's so simple it's crazy. But, the number of things it accomplishes is remarkable.
"Lift at the crown of your head"
There is probably no ChiRunning focus I mention more than this. And, it's one of the first focuses every ChiRunner learns.
Once in a while, life happens (an accident, medical or family issues, traveling, etc.)Â and one is forced to stop running for a while. In my case I broke my pinky toe, when I stubbed it on a root. Stationary objects are great for practicing your y’chi, but they really hurt when you hit them! [...]
isn’t it true? it’s so true. what a saying. that’s what my run was like today… – before I begin, i must say: I haven’t ever really thought of myself as a ritualistic person, someone who has major set patterns or habits or rituals. (those of you who know me may say otherwise, but I’m [...]