Walking Technique for Efficiency and Injury-Prevention A  Video Presentation Featuring: Danny Dreyer , Creator/Author of C...
But I Know  How  to Walk … Why Focus on Technique? <ul><li>In this first video, the many reasons for  Why  are revealed in...
But How? By Applying a Few Simple Universal Concepts <ul><li>Up First: Posture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aligning by Design … ...
But How? By Applying a Few Simple Universal Concepts <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Next: Upper Body Focuses </li></ul>...
But How? By Applying a Few Simple Universal Concepts <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><l...
But How? By Applying a Few Simple Universal Concepts <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><l...
Summary: Walking for Efficiency & Injury Prevention <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get Aligned </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Summary: Walking for Efficiency & Injury Prevention <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><ul...
Summary: Walking for Efficiency & Injury Prevention <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><li...
Summary: Walking for Efficiency & Injury Prevention <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><li...
Simple Universal Concepts … <ul><li>With Far-Reaching Benefits : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce or Eliminate Pain and Injury...
Need to Find Out More? <ul><li>Visit  http://www.eChiFitness.com  or the links below for information & resources: </li></u...
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100 Miles in 100 Days Walking Video Series by Danny Dreyer, Creator/Author of ChiWalking® and ChiRunning®

The presentation and associated videos introduces the principles of Walking for Energy Efficiency and Injury Prevention. The principles are simple adjustments in your position and motion which can dramatically increase efficiency; and reduce or eliminate fatigue, discomfort, aches/pains and even injury.

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Walking Technique for Efficiency and Injury Prevention

  1. 1. Walking Technique for Efficiency and Injury-Prevention A Video Presentation Featuring: Danny Dreyer , Creator/Author of ChiWalking® and ChiRunning® This presentation is provided for information purposes only. Consult your health care professional before engaging in any physical fitness activity. ChiWalking® and ChiRunning® are registered trademarks of ChiLiving, Inc. Presentation Provided By: David Stretanski Fitness Coach & Certified ChiWalking®/ ChiRunning® Instructor
  2. 2. But I Know How to Walk … Why Focus on Technique? <ul><li>In this first video, the many reasons for Why are revealed including these far-reaching benefits: </li></ul>This video features Danny Dreyer, creator and author of the ChiWalking® and ChiRunning® approaches to fitness. <ul><li>Reduce or Eliminate Pain and Injury </li></ul><ul><li>Achieve Greater Distance and Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Mental Focus and Awareness </li></ul>
  3. 3. But How? By Applying a Few Simple Universal Concepts <ul><li>Up First: Posture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aligning by Design … </li></ul></ul>The following short videos each introduce elements of the ChiWalking Technique This video features Danny Dreyer, creator and author of the ChiWalking® and ChiRunning® approaches to fitness.
  4. 4. But How? By Applying a Few Simple Universal Concepts <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Next: Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading and Balancing … </li></ul></ul>The following short videos each introduce elements of the ChiWalking Technique This video features Danny Dreyer, creator and author of the ChiWalking® and ChiRunning® approaches to fitness.
  5. 5. But How? By Applying a Few Simple Universal Concepts <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><li>Next: Lower Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extending to the Rear … </li></ul></ul>The following short videos each introduce elements of the ChiWalking Technique This video features Danny Dreyer, creator and author of the ChiWalking® and ChiRunning® approaches to fitness.
  6. 6. But How? By Applying a Few Simple Universal Concepts <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><li>Lower Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><li>Last: Cadence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintaining a Consistent Pace … </li></ul></ul>The following short videos each introduce elements of the ChiWalking Technique This video features Danny Dreyer, creator and author of the ChiWalking® and ChiRunning® approaches to fitness.
  7. 7. Summary: Walking for Efficiency & Injury Prevention <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get Aligned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Point your Feet straight forward </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lengthen your Upper Body </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage Your Core </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Level your Pelvis with the Lower Abdominal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create Balance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Align your Shoulders over Hips over Ankles </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Summary: Walking for Efficiency & Injury Prevention <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bend your Arms and Swing your Elbows to the Rear </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lead with your Upper Body </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain your alignment </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Summary: Walking for Efficiency & Injury Prevention <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><li>Lower Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep your Knees soft/slightly bent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take shorter, quicker steps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allow your Legs to extend to the rear </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Summary: Walking for Efficiency & Injury Prevention <ul><li>Posture </li></ul><ul><li>Upper Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><li>Lower Body Focuses </li></ul><ul><li>Cadence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use a Metronome for a constant Cadence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cadence equals the number of steps you take on one leg in a minute </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain a Steady Pace </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Simple Universal Concepts … <ul><li>With Far-Reaching Benefits : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce or Eliminate Pain and Injury </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achieve Greater Distance and Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop Great Posture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve Balance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plus many more … </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Need to Find Out More? <ul><li>Visit http://www.eChiFitness.com or the links below for information & resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Articles, Blogs , and Bulletin Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book, Workbook, DVD and Audio CD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metronome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Instructors in your area </li></ul></ul>This presentation is provided for information purposes only. Consult your health care professional before engaging in any physical fitness activity. ChiWalking® and ChiRunning® are registered trademarks of ChiLiving, Inc. Thank You! David Stretanski , Fitness Coach & Certified ChiWalking®/ChiRunning® Instructor

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