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

meditationrunningginaI’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 I’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&A 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.