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Mindful Chi Running

To run without injury, take a lesson from the Far East. Get focused, loosen up - and get out there.

It's True: Mind Over Matter Works continued...

Example: Decide to go three miles, regardless how many times you walk, how many you run. Or go out for 15 minutes. Or set one lap around the block as your goal. Set small goals that are concrete, attainable, realistic. Set dates for achieving them. Do your first 5K in six months; your first marathon next year.

"Running is 95% a mental game," Holland adds. "What's the number one thing want to achieve?" Is it losing weight? Fitting into your wedding dress? Looking good at Cozumel? Set a goal, and suddenly you have incentive. You will begin running!

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