Mindful Running: Running on Thin Ice

0 Comment by / October 5, 2010 / Posted in Mindful Running, Running Injury Prevention

In an earlier piece I wrote about Running form and attached a picture of Nicholas Romanov, founder of Pose Method, running across the ice at an ice rink. I came across another video of him at the blog site of a friend with whom I’ve corresponded off and on for the past two years. This [...]

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Proper Running: Mindful Movement in the Moment

3 Comments by / April 26, 2010 / Posted in Mindful Running, Running Form & Style, Running Injury Prevention, The Running Mind

http://www.flickr.com/photos/asvolcans/ / CC BY-NC 2.0 Mindlessness is made of those habits and behaviors that that we  do automatically and habitually with little or no awareness.  Mindfulness  focuses  attention and awareness on the present moment.  As there is only “Hic et Nunc” – Here and Now. Last month the San Diego Marathon Clinic celebrated 35 years [...]

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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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Mindful Running: Ya never know your impact.

2 Comments by / November 24, 2009 / Posted in Injury Prevention, Mindful Running, Running Form & Style, Running Injury Prevention, The Running Mind

Interesting where one’s thoughts end up being shared. I was looking up some info on Barefoot Running and came across this quote quoting me from a 2001 post of mine on Ball/Heel/Ball Is The Correct Way To Run. Pleased to have an impact on barefoot running and proper running. In a March 30th, 2004 Yahoo [...]

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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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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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Some Magic: Healing the results of a sprained ankle

2 Comments by / June 25, 2007 / Posted in Running Injury Prevention

Some Magic to Rehab Strained Ankles Over the years at Rec.Running the issue of sprained ankles continually arises. Sometime, years after a serious sprain the pain around the outside ankle continues. Some feel it as an impingement, a pinching or tightness around the outside of the ankle. Something to be put up with. That bump [...]

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Knowing About & Caring for Your Friend: The Achilles Tendon

0 Comment by / May 27, 2007 / Posted in Running Injury Prevention

This runner in marathon training developed a case of “mild” Achilles tendonitis in his right let. He identified it as a dull ache right behind the ankle/just above the heel. He had been on his training schedule with long runs every other week (the last one being 20 miles) with one inteval session or tempo [...]

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