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Zen and the Art of Running: The Path to Making Peace with Your Pace

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Synopsis:

All that I am, I am because of my mind.

Paavo Nurmi, Olympic runner with nine gold medals in track & field

All runners strive to get in the zone, but here they'll learn to enter the ZEN zone By adopting Buddha's mindful approach, you will discover you can run longer, faster, and harder. This book shows how to align body and mind for success on--and off--the track Iron Man triathlete and philosophy professor Larry Shapiro coaches you to:

  • Walk the talk: Get out and run
  • Practice mindfulness: Train harder
  • Visualize success: Race the Zen way
  • Accept and let go: Cope peacefully with injuries and aging
Complete with case studies, testimonials, and training techniques, this guide inspires seasoned runners and first timers alike to pound the path to enlightenment--one stride at a time

Synopsis:

Larry Shapiro, PhD (Madison, WI), has run six marathons and, most recently, competed in an Iron Man triathlon (2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run). He has souvenir shirts from at least a dozen 10k races and six 20 mile races. When not in training, heall run between 20 and 25 miles per week. When training, this number can balloon to about 40 miles per week. He has his MA and PhD in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently a philosophy professor at the University of Wisconsin. He is widely published in philosophy and has an international reputation. His area of specialization is philosophy of mind, which deals with questions concerning the nature of mind and its relation to the body.

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ISBN:
9781598699609
Author:
Shapiro, Larry
Publisher:
Adams Media Corporation
Subject:
Running & Jogging
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Running
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
206
Dimensions:
7.40x5.40x.60 in. .50 lbs.

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Product details 206 pages Adams Media Corporation - English 9781598699609 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , All that I am, I am because of my mind.

Paavo Nurmi, Olympic runner with nine gold medals in track & field

All runners strive to get in the zone, but here they'll learn to enter the ZEN zone By adopting Buddha's mindful approach, you will discover you can run longer, faster, and harder. This book shows how to align body and mind for success on--and off--the track Iron Man triathlete and philosophy professor Larry Shapiro coaches you to:

  • Walk the talk: Get out and run
  • Practice mindfulness: Train harder
  • Visualize success: Race the Zen way
  • Accept and let go: Cope peacefully with injuries and aging
Complete with case studies, testimonials, and training techniques, this guide inspires seasoned runners and first timers alike to pound the path to enlightenment--one stride at a time

"Synopsis" by , Larry Shapiro, PhD (Madison, WI), has run six marathons and, most recently, competed in an Iron Man triathlon (2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run). He has souvenir shirts from at least a dozen 10k races and six 20 mile races. When not in training, heall run between 20 and 25 miles per week. When training, this number can balloon to about 40 miles per week. He has his MA and PhD in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently a philosophy professor at the University of Wisconsin. He is widely published in philosophy and has an international reputation. His area of specialization is philosophy of mind, which deals with questions concerning the nature of mind and its relation to the body.
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