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Mindful Running

We titled this article mindful running with the emphasis on mindful.  It’s important that we differentiate from meditation and mindfulness.  Meditation is removing yourself from all distractions; to be in a different place and present unlike any other part of your day.  Mindful running is applying those practices to the process of running.  As you are running, what does your breath tell you, how do your legs feel? Other physical queues are present that you may not always pay attention to.  Many people will start with their breath, but there are many other connections to make while you are running such as the path you are running on, how a past injury may feel, the feel of your sneakers, the...

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