Posted by: Karen | January 2, 2005

Be Hip to Run Well

So maybe this is why I notice some of my core/pelvic muscles aching when I’ve been consciously trying to lean forward and run in my ad hoc version of the Chi style.

Maybe I really DO need to do those abdominal exercises as in my 2005 goals. Maybe doing core exercises will help me be more efficient and …. faster. I think this thought will motivate me to do my core stuff more than images of a flat tummy have been able to.

If you’re a skinny-fast runner and you catch me watching your hips around the track in the next little while, forgive me. I’m just trying to learn from your form, eh?

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  1. Heh, heh. I’d just love to hear you explaining that to some guys at the track. 😀

  2. Yea, I’m with Jon. But I do think there’s something to this chi running. I’m working on it, too, though the “lean” sometimes makes me go faster than I want to. Oh, that’s the idea, isn’t it?? Ha.

  3. Admit it Karen *wink*…I do. It’s the spandex. Tis why I will never be totally fast. I like the view from behind… 🙂


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