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Jon Burdon, Chi Running and Chi Walking instructor based in England and Wales

Freedom To Run - Blog

This blog is all about my journey with Chi Running. I try to discuss all aspects of the practice. I also write a book review for every book I read about running. Please DO post comments below - you don't event need to have an account - just leave your name :)

Butt Walk.. no really.

Hey! This looks really silly but I bet it works really well. I'm going to add it to my core exercises and see how it goes.


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Core Work ... Video 2

Well I just had a go at this. I won't blog my results they are so appalling! I will promise to share my improvements though, in about 2 weeks time + what benefit this has on my running. Danny makes this exercise look SO easy...!

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Side Plank Core Muscle Exercise

Well I'm just taking a step back from running for a few days to reflect and meanwhile I'm doing some core muscles exercises and cross training. Boy do I need that core work! Who has had a go at this exercise, and how well do you do?

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Core Work ... Video 1

OK so I'm going to discipline myself to work with this exercise. Who else can do it at to what degree? What benefits do you find from Yoga / Pilates / Core work?

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I live in the Holme Valley, near Huddersfield and on the very northern edge of the Peak District National Park. Workshops are in venues easily accessible from:

Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford, Liverpool, Huddersfield, Halifax, Wakefield, Barnsley, Cumbria, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and North Wales.


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I am a qualified Mountain Leader, registered with the Mountain Training Association.

Photos of the Holme Valley Landscape are by Andy Leader of Made in Holmfirth

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