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Running in the Wrong Shoes

Posted by Hazel Wood Master Instructor on Mon Aug 9th, 2010, 1 comments

No, this is not another post about traditional running shoes, minimal shoes or barefoot running. It is about what we put on our feet when. Why do many runners choose between running in road shoes and running in trail shoes. Does it matter? Can you just as easily run trails wearing shoes designed for road [...]

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Running to a Steady Beat

Posted by Laura Houston on Wed Jun 9th, 2010, 7 comments

Lately I have noticed how much my metronome has been helping my running. I have participated in several races the last few weeks and I usually end up running with someone. Sometimes I remember my metronome and other times I ran without it. If I was running with someone whose cadence was a lot slower [...]

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Travel Well with Chi Running

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Sat May 29th, 2010, 0 comments

Traveling can be a delightful spice added to your life when you travel for fun and exploration. Travel can also throw you off your schedules and routines if you have to travel often for work. In either case, if traveling for business or for pleasure, Chi Running can help keep you grounded, centered and healthy when ...

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Minimal Running Shoes (cont.)

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Fri Mar 26th, 2010, 26 comments

I just received a pair of great shoes from the good folks at Mizuno. They’re called the Wave Universe 3…sounds like a good name for a water park. When I picked up the package I thought they’d sent me an empty box. No kidding, I’m a size 10 and these flyweight racers tipped my postage [...]

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Danny’s Top 10 Running Shoe Recommendations

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Sun Mar 21st, 2010, 5 comments

What are the best running shoes for your feet? Minimal, no-nonsense shoes. The shoes listed below perform well for anyone working on their midfoot strike. They’re all minimal, flexible and light-weight. These aren’t the only shoes that are good, but they’re some of the best out there. Shoe companies are continuously designing new shoes and ...

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Winter Running Shoe Tricks

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Tue Feb 23rd, 2010, 11 comments

I’m sure I’ve mentioned in a past blog that my running buddies and I used to screw sheetmetal screws into the bottoms of our running shoes whenever the conditions got especially treacherous. Well, a good friend just sent me a picture of his newly enhanced running shoes and I thought I’d pass it along, so [...]

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Running with a metronome can help you stay light on your feet

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Thu Dec 3rd, 2009, 0 comments

Have you ever been out on a run and felt that the weight on your feet was heavier than usual? I'm not just talking about the day after eating a serious Thanksgiving meal … sometimes I experience this heaviness if I haven't had enough “down time” or if I run at a time of day that I'm not used to ...

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Keep a Journal, Reach Your Goals

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Fri Oct 2nd, 2009, 0 comments

We all have dreams, hopes and desires to live a good, healthy life. There is a proven way to not only reach your goals, but to be more deeply enriched by the process, and that is to write down your goals and then keep a log or journal about your experience.Want to run a marathon? ...

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BMI Calculator

Posted by Super Admin on Thu Sep 24th, 2009, 0 comments

Check out our BMI Calculator!

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Should I Monitor My Heart Rate While Training?

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Mon Jul 6th, 2009, 6 comments

Yes, it is important to monitor your heart rate so that you have an objective measurement of how hard your body is working when you run. Being able to feel whether you're going too fast, too slow, or just right is an important skill to have, especially on long training runs or in race conditions. ...

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