Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is the head of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage and is also an avid runner who has completed nine marathons. We asked him to share his wisdom on the benefits of being present while running and how just 15 minutes a day can change your life.
Dear headphones, it’s over. It’s not me; it’s you. You are at times uncomfortably clingy (around my head) and on other occasions leave me hanging (when a wayward hand tugs you straight out of my ears revealing to the world that I warm up to Madonna’s 'La Isla Bonita'.) So that's it, I’m cutting the cord.
Today Reebok launches RealFlex, the latest design in feel-great footwear. With 76 independent sensors on the bottom of each shoe, RealFlex technology works with your stride, providing all the benefits of barefoot running without putting undue pressure on your joints.
A recent article in the New York Times asked the question: “What is the single best exercise?” It’s an interesting read, and there are a lot of suggestions. Fortunately, it doesn’t go out and suggest that something like swimming the butterfly or running up stairs or doing repeated burpees are THE best, because the article does qualify that “best” doesn’t always mean best.