Blog - Chi Living
  • <
  • Page 1 of 70
  • >

April 2018 Instructor of the Month: Lisa Pozzoni

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Fri Apr 13th, 2018, 0 comments

April 2018 Instructor of the Month: Lisa Pozzoni

Lisa has been a dedicated and passionate Certified ChiRunning & ChiWalking Instructor since her first day in April of 2010. Her zeal for ChiRunning is unmatched. She even manages to be heavily invovled with the daily ins and outs at the ChiLiving Headquarters, all the way from Arizona. We are incredibly proud to have her represent ChiRunning every day!

Read More >

The Modern Evolution of Running

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Tue Apr 3rd, 2018, 0 comments

The Modern Evolution of Running

If you're not using your running or walking as a way to improve your mind-body connection, you could be missing out on one of the most sought-after experiences in being human…

Read More >

Stretching Your Hip Flexors for Greater Stability and Pain Prevention

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Tue Feb 20th, 2018, 5 comments

Stretching Your Hip Flexors for Greater Stability and Pain Prevention

While it is easier to remember the hamstrings, calves and quads, we should also take the time to lengthen and loosen our hip flexors. In this post, we highlight the importance of this muscle group and suggest a few easy stretches.

Read More >

February 2018 Instructor of the Month: Bernhard Schittich

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Fri Jan 26th, 2018, 0 comments

February 2018 Instructor of the Month: Bernhard Schittich

This month, we're featuring our new Regional Director for Germany, Bernhard Schittich! He has been an incredible supporter of ChiRunning Read more to learn about his history, his goals and why he loves ChiRunning so much...

Read More >

Feel Good Resolutions

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Tue Dec 26th, 2017, 0 comments

Feel Good Resolutions

No wonder people aren’t doing Resolutions. Too often we’re trying to “change” something about ourselves that we don’t like. “I’m overweight.” Unfortunately, this idea is too often accompanied by shame or blame or self loathing. It’s too much about “not good enough,” and not enough about what feels good.

Read More >

Exponentially Improve Your Running and Walking with Imagery

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Mon Dec 4th, 2017, 1 comments

Exponentially Improve Your Running and Walking with Imagery

We've all heard about the use of guided imagery and visualization to help athletes perform better. It has been used by everyone from Olympic skaters and swimmers to pro football players. But, what I've discovered from my study of T'ai Chi, is how the Chinese have used imagery for centuries as an integral part of learning how to direct one's chi, as well as one's movement.

Read More >

5 Best Tips for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Tue Nov 14th, 2017, 0 comments

5 Best Tips for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

Knowing that the Holidays can be a dietary minefield, here are 5 great tips for getting through this Holiday Season in great shape!

Read More >

November 2017 Instructor of the Month: Gray Caws

Posted by Katherine Dreyer on Tue Nov 7th, 2017, 0 comments

November 2017 Instructor of the Month: Gray Caws

This month, we are featuring our amazing Master Instructor and Regional Director of ChiRunning UK, Gray Caws! He has been practicing and teaching ChiRunning since 2012 and is dedicated to keeping up on the most current health and fitness developments and continuing to improve his clients! Read on to learn about his history, his goals and why he loves ChiRunning so much...

Read More >

Keep Moving, for Your Brain’s Sake

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Wed Nov 1st, 2017, 0 comments

Keep Moving, for Your Brain’s Sake

I know for myself that when I run I can think more clearly. It's where I mull over possible topics for blogs, or pick apart my latest running "Aha!" moment. I also use my running time to solve Life's problems. Then, when I come back home afterwards, I feel more grounded in my body. ... read more

Read More >

The Quickest Way to Improve Your Running with a Metronome

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Tue Oct 10th, 2017, 2 comments

The Quickest Way to Improve Your Running with a Metronome

Your body thrives on rhythm… your heart beat, your breath rate, your love for dancing, are all based on rhythms in your body or that you've established in your life. The more rhythms you establish, the better your body likes it.

When you're body has a rhythm to follow it doesn't work as hard. It knows what to do and when to do it. If you go to bed at the same time every night and get up at the same time every morning, your body experiences a rhythm... "now I get to rest, now it's time to get up."

One rhythm I'm acutely aware of when I run, is my cadence…the number of strides I take per minute. I have found that most people do best when they run with a steady rhythmical cadence. It varies slightly from person to person based on height, body structure and personality type, but the optimal cadence for humans, seems to fall between 170-180 strides per minute.

Read More >
  • <
  • Page 1 of 70
  • >
Top 100 Runnning Blogs award

FAQ

Have questions?

We've got answers. Check out our FAQ page and get your questions answered right away.

Browse FAQ >
Home

Over a million happy runners can't be wrong.

Watch our FREE video series and run easier and better than you ever imagined. Feel the difference in your next run!