Chi Running: A Training Program for Effortless, Injury-Free Running download free [PDF and Ebook] by Danny Dreyer

Chi Running: A Training Program for Effortless, Injury-Free Running download free [PDF and Ebook] by Danny Dreyer year 2009
  • Book name: Chi Running: A Training Program for Effortless, Injury-Free Running
  • Author: Danny Dreyer
  • Release date: 2009/7/29
  • Publisher: SOUNDS TRUE INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Health
  • ISBN: 9781591796534
  • Rating: 9.4 of 10
  • Votes: 415
  • Review by: Westley Pollock
  • Review rating: 8.65 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/23
  • Total pages: 21
  • Includes a PDF summary of 2 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Imagine running like a child once again: effortless, free, boundlessly energetic, without injury or soreness. Ultramarathoner Danny Dreyer combines the wisdom of T'ai Chi with the insights of a champion runner to present ChiRunning, a step-by-step audio program adapted from his popular book (Fireside, 2004) to help beginner, intermediate, or professional runners alike access their own childlike stamina and ease-of-motion. Running is immensely popular, but more than 16 million are injured each year doing just that. 'It doesn't have to be that way,' explains Danny Dreyer. 'Running can and should be healthy, energizing, and good for your entire body.' With ChiRunning, he invites us to learn how to: Create a safe and effective training program that makes proper posture, breathing, mindfulness, and relaxation a natural part of your routineTap into chi energy to shorten or eliminate your post-run recovery from days to hours, and dramatically decrease your risk of injuryNever again suffer from knee pain or shin splints.Make running any distance possible and enjoyable, from 5Ks to 50-mile-plus ultra-marathonsDramatically decrease your risk of injury with gentle T'ai Chi stretches and 'body looseners.'Featuring audio to take with you on your next run, ChiRunning will show you how to make posture, breathing, mindfulness, and relaxation a natural part of your routine. Whether your goal is an annual 5K or an ultramarathon, ChiRunning will help you take your running to the next level-with more energy than ever before, and without fear of injury. Contents Session One The Principles of ChiRunningIntroductionThe genesis of ChiRunningWhy are you here?Going beyond the physicalWhat is the 'chi' in ChiRunning?The principles of T' ai ChiThe four chi skillsThe morning exerciseExercise: Belly breathe Session Two The ChiRunning TechniqueIntroductionThe importance of postureThe four steps of alignmentTesting your postureThe 'C-shape' and one-legged posture exercisesLearning to leanUpper-body focusLower-body focusPractice: Beginning to run Session Three Guided Running Practices Preparing to RunIntroductionCadence and gearsCadence track: 85 BPMCadence track: 90 BPMBody looseners Beginner's Run FocusesIntroductionOne-legged posture stanceThe 'C-shape'Arm swingPeel your heelsStrideLengthen the back of your neckBend your kneesThe three-step process of engaging your leanThe window of leanCool-down and review Advanced Run FocusesIntroductionOne-legged posture stanceMove in a circular pathEngage the leanUse your y'chiKeep your stride behind youHeels up, toes downBalance your feetRegulate your speed with yourleanBelly breahingCool-down and review
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 1H24M41S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Exercise & Workout Books, Track & Field Sports, Athletics, Reiki
  • Available formats: MOBI, WORD, PDF, PML, TXT, EPUB, SNB, DOC. Compressed in TZ, ZIP, EML, RAR, LHA, CBZ
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  • Format: Cd-Audio
  • Approximate value: 20.71 USD
  • Dimensions: 132.08x139.7x15.24mm
  • Weight: 136.08g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Louisville, CO, United States
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