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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Psyching Tips for Marathoners

0 Comment by / October 29, 2008 / Posted in The Running Mind

Shrink Rap Sports psychologists take their advice to the streets, helping runners stay focused. By Nancy Averett Kate Hays, PhD., a sports psychologist for the Toronto Marathon, has heard every kind of prerace anxiety. She once counseled a man who was having last-minute doubts about running a marathon in a chef’s hat while carrying a […]

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Mindful Walking: A step toward Mindful Running

0 Comment by / September 12, 2008 / Posted in Mindful Running, Mindfulness, The Running Mind

While walking is different than running both of them are a controlled fall. Gracefully or clumsily catching ourselves with each step we take. I will be talking about going for the grace as we go forward. PBS years ago had a barefoot monk walking barefoot along a road. Gradually the lens focused on his foot […]

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Study: Runners Live Longer; Stay Healthier

0 Comment by / August 12, 2008 / Posted in The Running Mind

Some evidence is in that running is good for you if you want to live a long and healthy life .  The research titled: Reduced Disability and Mortality Among Aging Runners: A 21-Year Longitudinal Study A study published by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers show that over a 20 year period middle-aged individuals who […]

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Five Women (seeking with)Competing for The Picture of Life

0 Comment by / May 10, 2008 / Posted in The Running Mind

Diane Gallo, a friend of mine and the VP of HR at Vistagee send me a link that truly speaks about competition in its original and truest meaning. Competition come from “cum peto” meaning “to seek with. I’ve written about it in the past that to come in second or third may mean that I […]

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