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Chi Running into Spring time with good technique

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Mon May 23rd, 2011, 2 comments

Learning how to move your body in a centered but relaxed way is such an important lesson, and one that can make any activity -- whether you're lifting your child, moving furniture, going running, hiking, biking, or carrying luggage -- much safer and more enjoyable.

Below are a few key points from Chi Running and Chi Walking that I use almost all the time whenever I am doing something physical. (These points are covered in depth in the Chi Running & Chi Walking materials - if you're curious ...

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A Few Thoughts on Falling While Chi Running

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Wed Mar 16th, 2011, 6 comments

As the Chi Running book recommends, "If you're running on a very rocky trail, wear cycling gloves. They have padded palms in case you do a face plant ..." Oh, if only I had followed that piece of advice! But I had good reasons not to wear cycling gloves this morning ...

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Chi Running into Spring

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Tue Mar 15th, 2011, 0 comments

Spring is upon us! I think April is supposed to be the month that prepares us for May flowers, but in Asheville we are having plenty of rain, and even some flowers this March! (A few crocuses are popping out of the ground at my house, a welcome blast of purple in my otherwise fairly drab yard.) After the Houston Half Marathon, I have been taking it very easy. I have been ...

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Successful Houston Half Marathon thanks to Chi Running!

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Tue Feb 1st, 2011, 7 comments

Well, I did it! I finished the Houston Half Marathon on Sunday! It was the second time I had run in the event; two years ago I ran the same race, which was the first time I had run 13.1 miles. Thanks to Chi Running I was able to run the race then, and again this year, joyfully and without injury.

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What is ChiLiving?

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Jan 16th, 2011, 0 comments

A brief explanation of ChiLiving, Inc, the parent company to Chi Running and Chi Walking.

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What is ChiWalking?

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Jan 16th, 2011, 14 comments

A quick look into "What is Chi Walking?" The pioneer of natural running form, ultra runner Danny Dreyer and his wife Katherine ...

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What is Chi Running?

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Jan 16th, 2011, 2 comments

A quick look into "What is Chi Running?" The pioneer of natural running form, ultra runner ...

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Enjoying running just for the sake of it!

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Tue Jan 4th, 2011, 0 comments

Despite the cold weather, I think winter is probably my favorite time of year to run. What’s better than stepping out into the brisk air (okay, sometimes frigid) and gently getting your body to move ...

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Winter Running in the Snow – a few tips

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Sun Dec 12th, 2010, 0 comments

When I woke up to several inches of wet snow on the ground this morning, I have to admit that I thought twice about going running … Bob and Alyssa and I decided to brave it anyway ...

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Running in the winter mornings: with sunlight and cold temperatures!

Posted by Elizabeth Frost on Wed Nov 10th, 2010, 0 comments

So, for those of you who are “hard-core” enough to go running first thing in the morning, you must be rejoicing with me that it is now light enough to see the ground when you go running before work, right? I found myself jumping out of bed at the first sign of light yesterday to take Oliver [...]

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