February 2009 Blog Archive - Chi Running

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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How to Avoid Heel Strike: Video Instruction from ChiLiving, Inc.

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Tue Feb 24th, 2009, 3 comments

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to teach is to learn

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Thu Feb 19th, 2009, 1 comments

so, this past weekend I had a group of people gather in the chilly morning Sunday air to have a couple hours of free ChiRunning Instruction… given by yours truly. As some of you know, I took the training in October 2008, and have been on a (slow) path to getting certified. I wanted to [...]

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Video Blog: Pronation

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Fri Feb 13th, 2009, 2 comments

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Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Thu Feb 12th, 2009, 0 comments

I still shock myself when I choose to go out for a run, when I don’t hurt on the run, and more amazingly, when I find myself enjoying the run. These things are truly still amazing flashes of light in my existence and experience and I have Danny/ChiRunning to thank for it. It was pouring [...]

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More Winter Running Tips

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Tue Feb 10th, 2009, 6 comments

Here’s a short addendum to my last blog about winter running. Better Traction: One of the best ways I’ve ever found to adapt my running shoes for better winter running performance has been to screw a number of 1/4″ sheet metal screws to the bottoms of my running shoes. I usually put 5-6 screws in [...]

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Pennsylvania wasn’t that cold…

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Mon Feb 9th, 2009, 2 comments

So I ran! After traveling most of the day on Friday, we got to the B&B and I decided I had to get out and jog or I would go crazy. Besides, how could I go assist at a workshop the next day in good faith without having run in awhile? I ran this route [...]

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keep at it

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Feb 1st, 2009, 0 comments

“keep on keepin’ on” is the word. got up early this morning and headed out the door… was gone for awhile, but I don’t know exactly how long because I chose not to wear my watch/HR monitor at all. I just wanted to get out there and see how I felt without feeling the ‘should’ [...]

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Winter Running Tip: Shoes

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Sun Feb 1st, 2009, 0 comments

Since we’re pretty much smack in the middle of winter I’ve decided to write a blog dealing with the subject what kind of shoes to wear when running under the adverse conditions some of us die-hard outdoor runners come up against during this time of year. For those of you who live in the warmer [...]

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Clean Energy for Running and Walking

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Sat Jan 31st, 2009, 0 comments

The subject of clean energy is an important one today. There are many good reasons to reduce our over-reliance on carbon based fuels, become more efficient in how we use energy, and use clean fuels that don’t create as much waste and environmental ...

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