Category Archives: ChiRunning

Can #ChiRunning be useful for short distances like a 5k?

I taught Intro to ChiRunning workshops on both days this past weekend. Not only did we get unreal weather, I also had the pleasure of teaching two wonderful groups. One of the participants on Saturday emailed on Sunday with this … Continue reading

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Is science flawed?

I must admit. I’m a geek. I read a lot of articles, most of them on running, and most of them refer to studies. And some of them contradict each other. Interesting… So is science flawed? How can midfoot striking … Continue reading

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What is #minimalist running?

I often get that question so I thought I would provide a brief answer. In really short terms, it’s more than just the shoes! One caveat, if you’re trying to adapt to a minimalist running style, make sure you take … Continue reading

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Book review: #Unmarketing by Scott Stratten

Do you enjoy being marketed to or being beat over the head with marketing messages? I didn’t think so…. I recently finished the great book outlined above and it’s all about going back to basics in the marketing world. The concept … Continue reading

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5 tips to enjoy #running and stay injury-free!

I’m on my way to Windsor this afternoon where I will be doing a talk tonight for the Running Miles group headed by Dr. Todd Small, an accomplished runner and triathlete. Here is a summary of the five tips I … Continue reading

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Need motivation? Go and get it! Musings from #RunOttawa Weekend Races…

Good thing it’s not a video blog this time because you would make fun of my voice but I had a blast cheering this weekend! I was asked by the folks from the Rideau Centre Lululemon store (where I used … Continue reading

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#ChiRunning101: Race strategy

Folks, For the ones racing this weekend, especially if it’s your first time, this week’s ChiRunning101 might be useful. It outlines how you can enjoy your race and maybe be a bit more efficient: P.S. Sorry about the camera movement, … Continue reading

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