The problem in front of us all is how to live in a world that is being increasingly dominated by negative forces; how to become possible channels for transmission of positive forces. How not to get oneself caught into the stream of negativity.
The Way of Running delves into a world unknown to most runners: we have much more strength than we think.
Running and sport involvement is one of many innovative treatments that stimulate the brain’s natural neuro-plasticity. And it’s largely through heightened body awareness that past traumas can be renegotiated and revisited rather than relived repeatedly.
There have always been inspirational runners who defy conventional beliefs regarding aging and human performance. The truth of the matter is that the biopsychology of aging remains largely a mystery.
Covert use of performance enhancing substances — aka “cheating” — is as old as organized sports. Even the Ancient Greeks are said to have taken “potions" to enhance their athletic prowess. Today, with one drug-cheating revelation after another splashed across the headlines, many people are so fed up they now regard most exceptional performances with skepticism and disbelief.