Better Running Through Walking & My Biased Reflections

0 Comment by / June 2, 2009 / Posted in Injury Prevention, Mindful Running, Oz On Marathoning, Psyching Series, Running Form & Style, Running Injury Prevention, The Running Mind

Marathoning is about mindful movement. The article Better Running Through Walking in the New York Times gives some helpful hints and testimonials to the run/walk approach championed by Jeff Galloway for many a year. Over the next 5 months as Tara Parker-Pope prepares for the New York City Marathon on November 1st, there will be [...]

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Marathon Psyching Series: 5. The Week Before/The Month After

2 Comments by / April 28, 2007 / Posted in Psyching Series

Post Marathon Blues are real. It’s often part of the Alexander The Great Syndrome: Now what? Knowing that it can happen to you often diminishes the problems that the depression can cause. Folklore means if it works for you, use it. If it doesn’t, don’t give it the time of day, least of all any [...]

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Marathon Psyching Series: 4. What to say when talking to yourself

0 Comment by / April 28, 2007 / Posted in Psyching Series

Your Words and Images Create Your Reality © 1998 Austin “Ozzie” Gontang, Ph.D. & Int’l Assoc. of Marathoners™ Here is some sharing so that you can decrease the stress in your thinking. Already as you read this you are finding that your shoulders are relaxing and that you find it easier to take a deeper [...]

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Marathon Psyching Series: 3. Care & Support of Four-Hour Marathoners

0 Comment by / April 28, 2007 / Posted in Psyching Series

Marathon Psyching Series: 3. Care & Support of Four-Hour Marathoners Marathoners, friends of Marathoners, co-workers of Marathoners, TEAM In TRAINING, Joints In Motion, all marathoners and friends of marathoners please pass this series on. Or save the series when you are getting ready for your Marathon. Thanks. Ozzie Hints for the Success of the Four [...]

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Marathon Psyching Series: 2. Marathoning: A Path

0 Comment by / April 28, 2007 / Posted in Psyching Series

While you can live for years, talking about the marathon you ran, the endurance lifestyle as mirrored in the marathon calls you and me and all of us to realize that we are interdependent. We are called to make a difference, in whatever small way. We are called to run “The Marathon” called life…well. Marathoners, [...]

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Marathon Psyching Series: 1. Accepting the Marathon Challenge

0 Comment by / April 28, 2007 / Posted in Psyching Series

Marathon Psyching Series: 1. Accepting the Marathon Challenge Marathoners, family and friends of marathoners, co-workers of marathoners, anyone knowing someone participating in a Marathon, please pass this series on to anyone running the first Marathon or thousandth. Or save the series when you are getting ready for your Marathon. Thanks. Ozzie Accepting the Marathon Challenge [...]

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