ChiRunning is a form of running influenced by t’ai chi. It has been described as a ChiRunning was developed in by Danny Dreyer, an American. In today’s episode, we chat with Danny Dreyer, founder of the Chi Running training philosophy, about how your running form, mind, and breath all play a role in. Running Never Felt this Good! Danny Dreyer, ultramarathoner, best- selling author, and ChiRunning┬« founder, will share the keys to easier.

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Now I know I was using my muscles inefficiently, taking too big of strides, and had bad form. So, for the first time in over dhirunning years, I’m able to face my fitness test this coming week without fear or anxiety. Quite a bit of practice is necessary.

Mechanical Comparison of Barefoot and Shod Running. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I ended up injuring myself and suffered IT Band syndrome throughout the summer.

The pre- and post- run guidance is also great, although his advice on post-run relaxation hot baths! Event details and schedule.

ChiRunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running by Danny Dreyer

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Books by Danny Dreyer. I peaked with a 20 mile week and 9 mile run. I’ve tried some of the techniques and have not dgeyer comfortable with them, yet. Yep, I know it sounds corny, but Chi Running has completely revolutionized the way I run.


So you practice your running, you don’t just run.

Will update after a couple of months on progress. I’m actually looking forward to my run tomorrow! Assisted by a team of Certified Instructors, Danny will give you the personalized feedback chiirunning need to take your running form and practice to the next level.


I like the method for its troubleshooting-type approach: I claim that this is exactly what happens to the human foot in Western societies. Apr 20, Laura Ilkiw rated it really liked it. Sometimes the book comes off as a commercial cult or pyramid scheme. I have always said I am not a natural runner–although I still try to run. Now I know they are not from running hills necessarily, but because I kick off my toes. Chi Running was a reminder to stop, listen to your breath, check in with your form, and run intentionally, not destructively.

Those wanting to read this have drdyer do so with an open mind, since this has been the most philosophical technical manual of sorts Chirrunning have ever read, focusing just as much on getting the mind ready as the body. In fact, in the first chapter dahny maybe the introduction? I really like this book. It’s easy to overdo some of the techniques or to do them incorrectly, so listening to your cyirunning and how it’s responding is a good thing.


I got this book because I had hit a 3 mile wall with running. That strength training is not beneficial to runnersand there’s some lifestyle tips I found outrageous e.

Retrieved December 20, I had a hunch that my self-taught form could could use a mega overhaul! Maintain high performance and make running a mindful, enjoyable life-long practice. I like how Dreyer suggests running to “practice running” for the sake of being a better runner rather than to get fit, or I got this book because I had hit a 3 mile wall with running.

Read the book, watch the video, and try running without ear buds I always do! Many of the Chi running tips are already making me a more efficient runner. To save your home and search preferences Join Active or Sign In.

ChiRunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. That doesn’t mean I think Dreyer is wrong; I just think his suggestion is a bit unrealistic for most of us. Shift the workload from your leg muscles to your core muscles, for efficiency and speed.

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