Wanna Know How Your Foot Should Land When You're ChiRunning? Watch This Video


Thanks to ChiRunning® Instructor Laura Houston and her blog FeeltheRun.com for finding and posting this awesome video. For all of you that wonder what your foot should

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look like when you are ChiRunning® watch Kilel and Cherop. Their toes are down, midfoot stike and high heel kick. Then watch Davila…heel strike, toes up, almost leaning backwards but smooth upper body very little vertical oscillation. How would you like your feet to hit the ground?

I also have to say I was pulling for Davila the whole way. I can’t say that if she ran more midfoot that she would be faster. I can’t even imagine running that fast but watching the Kenyans lower bodies running, in slow motion, is a thing of beauty. It gives me something to work on tomorrow and share with the Sole Runners Full and Half Marathon trainees.

Run Focused, Steve Mackel – ChiRunning® Instructor

Sole Runners Pre-Season Training Continues This Saturday, April 23, 7 AM, at Marina Vista Park

This is the second pre-season weekend for the Summer 2011 Season of the Sole Runners Full and Half Marathon Training Programs.

6:45 AM – Registration Opens
7:15 AM – Training Focus

7:20 AM – Body Looseners

7:25AM – Group Run
8:35 AM – Yoga
9:00 AM – Have a great rest of the day

We meet at Marina Vista Park in Long Beach. There is free parking on the street.

While this is only Pre-Season, it is still a great way to learn and/or practice the ChiRunning techniques. You get to start or continue with a yoga practice. And, you get to meet a fun bunch of runners. If you have not registered yet, you can register this Saturday.

Most of the Sole Runners marathon training FAQs can be found at: http://SoleRunners.net

If you have any questions email Coach Steve

See You Saturday and Train Focused, Steve Mackel – Sole Runners Head Coach

Sole Runners Kick-off Party Tuesday, April 5, 6:30 PM, at McKenna’s by the Bay in Long Beach

This Tuesday, April 5, 6:30 PM, at McKenna’s by the Bay, 190 North Marina Drive Long Beach, CA 90803 · (562) 342-9411

The Sole Runners Full and Half Marathon Training Programs is the only training program that incorporates the ChiRunning® techniques and Yoga. Our system has helped thousands of runner successfully cross the finish line. We specialize in working with beginners and intermediate runners. We teach you how to run, then use yoga and other cross-training to help take stress off the body. Most of your questions can be answered in the FAQ section at http://SoleRunners.net

This Tuesday, come meet me, the Mentors and other Sole Runners. Enjoy a discounted menu and happy hour drink prices while you learn about the Sole Runners Full and Half Marathon Training Programs. All your questions can be answered. Dr Michael Day will give a short presentation on “Pre-Hab” for runners. This evening starts at 6:30 PM and goes until just after 8 PM. Free parking and good information guaranteed. For immediate questions call Coach Steve at (818) 414-9181.

Prepare Focused, Steve Mackel – Sole Runners Full and Half Marathon Training Programs Head Coach