Saturday 20 January 2024

Cook Ding's Kitchen: Stoked to Practice

Cook Ding's Kitchen: Stoked to Practice: Sometimes our daily practice becomes drudgery. It's sometimes difficult to be enthusiastic about our practice every day, and yet it is e...

Friday 5 January 2024

Step like a Cat

So I'm concentrating on my stepping in the form.

Instead of just rolling my weight onto the foot I'm mindful of remaining balanced in the supporting leg and being able to pick up the foot I've stepped with without lurching or losing balance. 

If the ground is ok where I've stepped, i.e., no holes, obstructions etc. then I shift my weight and only then.

In practice this means a nanosecond longer in the supporting leg before shifting my weight.

Wednesday 27 December 2023

Cook Ding's Kitchen: At The Edge

Cook Ding's Kitchen: At The Edge: Below is an excerpt from an article that appeared at Zen Habits. It's specifically about practicing "at the edge" in running,...