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run in the United States alone, but 65 percent will have to stop
at least once this year because of injury. Still others will choose
to run through the pain. But one
chi exercise tai in this groundbreaking book, ultramarathoner
Danny Dreyer teaches us the running technique he chi
exercise tai has created to heal and prevent injuries and
also to run faster, farther, and with much less effort at any age.
ChiRunning employs the deep power reserves in the core muscles
of the trunk, an approach that grows out of such disciplines as
yoga, Pilates, and t'ai chi. chi exercise tai
This excellent step-by-step program offers training principles and
is easily learned.
Dramatically reduce your potential for injury Make knee pain and
shin splints a thing of the past Greatly till
chi exercise tai reduce post-run recovery time Create a safe
and effective training program Make running any distance enjoyable
and chi exercise tai programe whether
you're a beginning runner or a seasoned competitor.
book on running technique
I read many books about running and this is the first I have chi
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tai seriously discusses running posture / style and the biomechanics
of running from a practical viewpoint. Don't be scared by the title
"Chi Running" - there is nothing supernatural about these
techniques - in fact it is as natural as it can be! chi
exercise tai However, we need to re-learn HOW to run (like
we did when we were kids!) - in an effortless way, free of injuries.
Danny Dreyer guides you through a system where you use the core
(and core muscles) in a more effective way through a forward body
lean. The idea of effective body movement through the use of core
muscles is also found in Terry Laughlin: "Total immersion"
- a guide on swimming.
I won't go into more detail here - I will leave that to the author
of "Chi Running"!
The book is filled with additional information on running, but
the instruction on the running posture is what makes it so special
and worth studying. I try to put the instructions into practise,
step by step, and I feel it's working. My speed has improved and
I am much more aware of keeping a proper technique through the races,
which makes running long distances more enjoyable.
The instructor in my gym (professional sport instructor) borrowed
the book and started running again after a long break - now he is
free from previous injuries that prevented him from running.
For those of us who don't have a Chi-running instructor nearby,
the video instruction is necessary. It should be included with the