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People are funny…

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It never ceases to me amaze me. People are funny! It seems everyone wants it all AND they expect to have it fall on their lap whenever they simply wish for it. I’ll be honest, I’m guilty of this mindset… Read More

Why can’t we all get along?

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I’ve been taking some heat recently for claiming that ChiRunning can make you run like a Kenyan. It think something got lost in the translation. My point was not that Kenyans use ChiRunning but rather that using the… Read More

We’re going mainstream!

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Another running magazine has an article about the minimalist movement. This month’s Running Times has an article entitled “Minimalist Shoes: Minimal Goes Mainstream, Lightweight trainers and racers aimed at helping you run better”  by Brian Metzler. Great factual article, looking at how shoes impact your stride and how you minimalist shoes can help you build… Read More

Can you be taught to run like a Kenyan?

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You might not be as fast but I think you can enjoy it as much and look almost as pretty! I’m a true believer that you can learn to run properly. I’m a perfect case study.  Being fairly heavy… Read More

Is running bad for your joints?

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I just came across an article in Metro this week looking at running and its impact on the joints. It seems running isn’t bad for your joints. Who knew?!? Haha! The article talks about the assumption that running, especially in older… Read More

Why ChiRunning?

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I was pondering that very question this morning while drinking my second (or was it my third) cup of coffee? Regardless of what I come up for reasons (and you’ll see my rationale soon), I’m glad I did!… Read More

This is why I teach!

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Folks, See below for an email I received from Denise, a participant at one of my last workshops. This is why I teach this stuff. Awesome! Hi Eric, Didn’t think I’d be compelled to send a note so soon… Read More

Looking for a good read?

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I think it has to do with the fact that it’s a study break for many people this but for some odd reason I got a few requests for book recommendations. I love reading and getting my hands… Read More

Is it okay to use your contacts?

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I was just thinking how a lot of my business is happening these days and most of it comes through contacts, one way or another. So is it okay to use contacts to further your business? I would… Read More

Make it happen!

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I’m so glad I took the leap to start teaching ChiRunning in other major cities across this wonderful country of ours. It was a bit scary when I first booked a venue without having any registrants but I’m a… Read More

It was awesome!

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I spent the weekend with my brother, his lovely girlfriend and 14 or so strangers in a cabin near Montebello. To be honest, I wasn’t so thrilled about the idea but since I don’t get to see my brother… Read More

Now that felt good…

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I took one of my favourite yoga classes tonight at Rama Lotus , a local yoga studio. For those interested, Tania’s Yoga for Runners is a great compliment to all the training for all you runners out there. I don’t know how she does it but… Read More

The little things in life…

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Isn’t that what makes life so wonderful? I don’t know what it is (am I getting old? Sentimental?) these days but I’m really about the small things in life. This morning was all about walking to the grocery… Read More

It’s booked! Halifax here I come!

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So it’s official, I will be in Halifax on a ChiRunning mission from Thursday March 10 to Sunday March 13! It looks like I was be doing a talk at Lululemon on Thursday night (details to be confirmed),… Read More

Am I pumped for this? You betcha!

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When doing just about anything in life these days, I try to stop and ask myself: Am I looking forward to this? If the answer isn’t positive, I re-examine my actions to make sure that there are some benefits… Read More

What a wonderful weekend

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These are the weekends that recharge the batteries and get you pumped for your day-to-day. Aren’t 3-day weekends the best?!? I had the pleasure of taking off early on Friday to go visit one of my favourite families… Read More

It’s all about you! No, really!

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Folks, I created this blog to get closer to my clients/friends/Chi followers and to spread the word about some of the techniques and products that I love and believe in. I don’t mind pouring my heart out (I… Read More

Coming to a city near you!

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Folks, This new minimalist running movements is really taking off. The great thing about being one of only 12 certified ChiRunning instructors is that there is a demand in places outside of Ottawa for workshops. I get to… Read More

Fred Lebow, you inspire me!

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At the suggestion of one of my running clients, I watched a documentary entitled “ Run for Your Life “. What a great doc! It was entertaining, educational and most of all, rather inspirational. Because of you Fred, I signed up for… Read More

New trends in the prevention of running injuries (day 3)

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Last post on the course I’ve been telling you about for a few days. For this month anyway! Sunday started with a recap of the first two days and then we got down to the new business. It… Read More

New trends in the prevention of running injuries (day 2)

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On Saturday, we we’re pretty happy to be indoors since it was -100 outside. All the brain power in the room made it nice and toasty! Day two was mostly about biomechanics, the type of injuries incurred by… Read More

New trends in the prevention of running injuries (day 1)

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Folks, In my next three posts, I will be providing some more information about the course  I took over the weekend with 30 of the region’s top health practitioners specializing in running injuries. Day 1 was mostly about presenting… Read More

Welcome to my blog!

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As you can see from my bio below, I’m passionate about physical activity and especially ChiRunning and triathlon. Over the new few weeks and months, you will get to find out more about me, what I believe in and… Read More