Chi Running—a combination of the Chinese martial art Tai Chi and cardio—might sound a bit weird. But believe it or not, it can improve your workouts, build your endurance and prevent running-related injuries—whether you’re a serious marathoner or simply a once-in-a-while jogger. To find out how it helps, we checked in with Danny Dreyer, ultra marathoner, Chi Running teacher, President of ChiRunning, and co-author of Chi Running: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running. Here’s a rundown of what it is, who it’s for, and how it can boost your overall athleticism.21-Day Shred or get it on your iPhone and iPad devices. Find Supplements to Fuel Your Training at GNC Live Well >>>
It might sound crazy to blend tai chi with running, but surprisingly, it can enhance your overall endurance and form. Here are the basics—and how to get started.