loosened my shoes

February 11th, 2006

I have begun implementing some of the techniques of ChiRunning to my walking, and found it extremely beneficial.  I have studied taiji and qigong on and off for years, particularly the Zhan Zhuang and Da Cheng Chuan styles.  I could never progress far due to the pain and numbness in my feet.
The suggestion about loosening your shoes (which was the first time I had ever heard it, often having been told they weren't tight enough!) has greatly improved my practice, and my walking.  I am gradually working into running, as a decade of working (read: living) behind a desk has put me close to 400 pounds...

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I am from Thailand. I am a 38 year old running newbie (I've been running for 1.5 years). After studying your book and DVD the last 6 months, I can run 1K in 5 minutes...

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