November 2014 Blog Archive - Chi Living

Running With Less Impact

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Mon Nov 24th, 2014, 3 comments

In Chi Running, one of our basic goals is injury prevention. You can basically divide almost all running injuries (outside of accidents) to one of two categories: overuse and impact. I've never taken the time to study which one creates more injuries, but I'd be curious to find out. Today I'm talking about impact.

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A Grateful Gut: 5 Chi Tips for Holiday Eating

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Thu Nov 20th, 2014, 1 comments

Danny and I follow many of these simple guidelines to keep our guts healthy and happy (especially during the holidays when we're tempted to overindulge)...

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MINDFUL MONDAY:  Can Minimalist Shoes Really be Blamed for Running Injuries?

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Mon Nov 17th, 2014, 8 comments

I'm sure that many of you have heard of the lawsuit incurred by Vibram for claiming that wearing their minimalist shoes would help strengthen you body and make you run better. Because of this lawsuit, many so-called experts are trying to tie injury-rates from minimalist shoes to the fault of the shoes, or even to the manufacturer. This is misleading, at best.

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Probabilities Become Possibilities with Chi

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Wed Nov 12th, 2014, 1 comments

At Chi we like to shift probabilities into possibilities!

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Chi Running 2.0: The Next Level

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Mon Nov 10th, 2014, 0 comments

Since the early days of Chi Running and Chi Walking, I've come to trust these two powerful activities to be the perfect classrooms for me to learn more about myself. Here's how.

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MINDFUL MONDAY: Practice Makes Presence

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Mon Nov 3rd, 2014, 0 comments

Last week I posted a blog entitled "Practice Makes Progress". I wanted to explain how outdated and dysfunctional the old phrase, "Practice Makes Perfect" has become. This week I'd like to take this theme a step farther (and more deeply internal) using the title, "Practice Makes Presence," because that's exactly what it does.

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Running with Less Impact

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Mon Nov 24th, 2014, 0 comments

In Chi Running, one of our basic goals is injury prevention. You can basically divide almost all running injuries (outside of accidents) into two categories: overuse and impact. I don't know if anyone has ever done a  study showing which one creates more injuries, but I'd be curious to find out. Today I'm talking about impact.

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