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I felt as good when I stopped as I did when I started. Mindd else who is open to the “body and mind connection” will find some real gems. There is a lot more here. On hearing the principle that “less is more,” and that running, mijd done properly, should remove strain rather than produce it, Warren decided to give it another go.

Mar 27, Shelley rated it really liked it. Well, slowly I feel like a guinea pig by trying out all these different methods. I’m going a lot As a runner that has had a fair share of injuries, I was curious about this book which was recommended to me by my friend who is a rower. A book to keep to refer to once in a while. Liked the connection of ayurvedic principles to fitness joh nutrition.

Jul 05, Susan Knause rated it liked it Shelves: As you will see anx, dozens of top athletes are using John Douillard’s techniques to dramatic effect. Modern exercise theory revolves around one central pivot, the stress-and-recover cycle, which boils down to this: I have tried to run slow in the past but reached a point where it became frustrating without any of the promised improvements.

John Douillard Snippet view – Some very curious concepts in this book. Nov 11, Simone rated it really liked it. Jun 06, Laura rated it it was amazing. Body, Mind and Sport: I would have appreciated the book even more of the author had recommended the knowledge about nasal breathing there is to be forund inside the Buteyko Breathing method. In Body, Mind, and Sport John Douillard shows how breathing techniques, dietary, daily, and seasonal recommendations, dkuillard a work-out tailored to the needs of your individual mind-body type will strengthen the mind-body connection, make exercise fun, and transform your experience of fitness and competition forever.


Body, Mind, and Sport: The Mind-Body Guide to Lifelong Health, Fitness, and Your Personal Best

John DouillardMartina Navratilova Snippet view – Body, Mind, and Sport: Common terms and phrases 50 percent aerobic alpha astringent Ayurvedic balance beats per minute become begin Bodhidharma body type body-type body’s brain break breath rate carbo-loading chapter coach competitive composure cross-training cycles Darth Vader Darth Vader breathing diaphragmatic breathing diet digestion efficiency endurance exercise high exhale exhaustion experience of comfort feel fitness program foods goal heart rate increase inhalation Invincible Athletics Jim Fixx Kapha qualities Kapha types Kapha-Pitta keep kids Listening Phase lungs maximum meal menstrual menstrual cycle mental miles mind and body mind-body coordination monitor mouth breathing muscles nasal breathing nature nose breathing overtraining oxygen pace pain perfect Performance Phase Pitta types postures prana push relaxed Resting Phase result rhythm runner’s high runners sleep slow sour sports selection strength stress Sun Salute sweet taste tennis Three Phase Workout Vata types warm-up weeks Yoga Zone.

He practices Ayurvedic and chiropractic sports medicine and lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife and five children. Your own unique mind-body type is taken into account to guide you in achieving your personal best without stress or strain.

In this revised and updated edition of Body, Mind, and Sportfitness expert and trainer John Douillard outlines a program in which your individual seasonal constitution-Winter, Spring, or Summer-determines what exercises or sports are best suited to your mind-body type and what foods you should eat for optimum results.

Jul 04, Russ rated it liked it. He had spent most of his adult life developing his mind, while paying little attention to his body. Soon he surpassed his former running partners, only this time he did so without injury or pain. Anyway, to know what “slow” really means Phil Maffetone made me wear a heart-rate monitor. I think he is up to something!


It’s also worth mentioning that nasal breathing gives you enough oxygene and that there is no need to slort through your mouth while running. Mar 03, Shane rated it it was ok. I felt like I was running on air. The writing actual writing is a bit rough, and i perhaps wish i had skipped right from the intro to chapter Regarding the technique he is pretty repetitive.

Selected pages Title Page. Jan 28, Tamarind rated it it was amazing. Using the Body, Mind, and Sport approach you can decrease heart aand breath rates while improving dluillard fitness and performance. I realize I’ve only reviewed the technique in the book and not the book itself. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To be honest, I almost didn’t read it because, frankly, the summary seemed incredibly boring, and I’ve never been particularly interested in athletics.

Paperbackpages. This is a new way for me to run. He had a long way to go.

Designed to accommodate a variety of individual fitness needs, the Body, Mind, and Sport program is split into two levels. Dpuillard felt I could run all day without tiring, that I could dribble through any or all of their team, that I could almost pass through them physically.

I took your course to give my running one last try.

This wasn’t really helpful. Found the breathing techniques and body reading reminders very helpful.