Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

meditationrunningginaIโ€™m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the street, and the way his red hat flops to the side. I pass dry-looking trees and plump geese gathered in the grass next to the trail, and a couple kissing on a rock overlook. I notice the way the water ripples as a racing shell cuts cleanly through the center of the Schuylkill River and glides away from me.

Would you guess that Iโ€™ve been meditating this whole time?

Read the rest of my article in Runner’s World.

Fitness/Weddings feature: “The Shape Shifter”

Photo by Rania Matar for Boston magazine
Photo by Rania Matar for Boston magazine

Check out my latest Boston Weddings Q&Aย with trainer and fitness pro Katie Boyd of Style Network’s Wicked Fit for expert advice on getting fit for your wedding. The interview appears in the Fall/Winter 2013 issue of Boston Weddings.