Mindful Running & Lessons to be learned from Evolutionary Biology

5 Comments by / December 8, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Running, Oz on Injuries, Oz On Marathoning, Running Form & Style, Running Injury Prevention, The Running Mind

Had a lengthy, informative, and enlightening phone conversation with Dan Lieberman, from Harvard’s Department of Evolutionary Biology. We weren’t able to link schedules for a run. For both of us family and friends came first during this Thanksgiving holiday in Boston. So the phone had to do. After speaking with Dan I am excited about [...]

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30 Years of Rolfing & Lessons in Mindfulness

3 Comments by / December 6, 2009 / Posted in Injury Prevention, Mindful Running, Oz on Injuries, Running Form & Style, Running Injury Prevention, The Running Mind

“If you can imagine how it feels to have a fluid, light, balanced body, free of pain, stiffness and at ease with itself and earth’s gravitational field, then you will understand the goals of Structural Integration.” – Ida P. Rolf Ph.D. Jim Haselmaier wrote me inquiring about Rolfing as he had been a Rolfer at [...]

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Run Softly Over Hard Surfaces & Train on Uneven Terrain

0 Comment by / November 2, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Running, Oz on Injuries, Oz On Marathoning, Running Form & Style, Running Injury Prevention, The Running Mind, Uncategorized

Tara Parker-Pope wrote an interesting article this week in the New York Times Well Blog: The Human Body Is Built for Distance. She talks about Christopher McDougall’s book on the Tarahumara Indians of Copper Canyon: Born to Run. What follows are some of my reflections made years ago as I championed and continue to champion [...]

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Nipples, Bloody Nipples

4 Comments by / January 27, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Running, Oz on Injuries

Organization: Int’l Assn of Marathoners In article <32F70659.6CCE@dynamite.com.au>, Brian Fredrickson <fredbr@dynamite.com.au> wrote: > Vincent Woolf wrote: > > First, I should thank the helpful posters here on rec.running. Though I > > haven’t posted questions before, I’ve found advice here that has helped me > > fight off the evil shin splints (stretching, better shoes, [...]

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Kicking yourself in the shin?

0 Comment by / January 27, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Running, Oz on Injuries

Robert.J.Racusin@dartmouth.edu (Robert J. Racusin) wrote: > When I run, I noticed that my foot often hits the opposite shin, > leaving smears of mud or dirt or even bruises. I have heard that this > is a sign of being out of shape. Is that true, or is it just something > in my stride? [...]

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Improper Stretching, A Waste Of Mind

0 Comment by / January 27, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Running, Oz on Injuries

Date: 17 Feb 1998 03:25:48 GMT Organization: Int’l Association of Marathoners HI Ozzie, I posted this last week but my news reader doesn’t seem to get all messages at times and I’m left wondering who said what in the missing holes. A weight bearing muscle cannot stretch…just another morsel for thought. Ozzie, you really got [...]

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