Striking it right: running and foot strike – Running Fitness Article

Striking it right: running and foot strike THERE’S been a lot of debate about what type of foot strike is more efficient for endurance running. But just how important is it and what difference does it make to your running? Types of foot strikeWith the rise in popularity of barefoot and minimalist running shoes over the past few years, more and more runners are focusing on their feet. There are three main types of foot strike: heel, mid-foot and forefoot.…

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5 Ways ChiRunning is GOOD for Your Knees – Running Fitness Article

5 Ways ChiRunning is GOOD for Your Knees At a ChiRunning Workshop in Orlando, FL a few years back, one of the attendees was the head trainer for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers football team. As you might guess he’s used to seeing a lot of bad knees (it comes with the territory). After the workshop, he came up and introduced himself, and one of the first things that came out of his mouth was, “I’m amazed… you have the knees…

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Chi for Maximum Brain Health – Running Fitness Article

Chi for Maximum Brain Health Written by: Katherine Dreyer, Co-founder of ChiRunning, ChiWalking & ChiLiving In our last visit to AARP (American Association of Retired Persons), where we have taught running and walking to the staff for years, we met with their new group whose focus is on Brain Health.  “Brain health is the new heart health,” we were told. “And what we’ve learned is that the best way to improve your brain’s health and functioning is for you to…

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