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How To Turn Your Run Into A Meditation

How To Turn Your Run Into A Meditation | Mental Health & Emotional Wellness | Scoop.it

By Headspace Running most certainly has its benefits: It's good for our hearts and our heads. Many have turned running into a daily habit. And while there's much to gain from performing the physical activity, there's a lot we're missing out on when we slip into a semi-conscious state when doing the exercise. It’s pretty normal for the mind to wander when you’re running, regardless of whether the thoughts are related to the running itself, or something quite separate. But the only way to ensure that you’re performing to the very best of your ability, is to leave the thinking behind and allow the body and mind to work together with a combined physical and mental focus. So here is a mindfulness exercise from the meditation experts at Headspace to use next time you go for your run.

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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, July 30, 2013 2:49 AM

Excellent step by step guide to getting more out of the mind while moving the body...

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