Benefits of Meditation for Runners – How Pros Meditate

 Good News Notes:

“Olympic steeplechaser Colleen Quigley calls it her “secret weapon.”  Deena Kastor, the  American record holder in the marathon, says it’s aided her performance throughout her legendary career. And 2018 European marathon champion Koen Naert surmises he wouldn’t be where he is without it.

These pros aren’t talking about a  training program, a special recovery tool, or a  high-tech piece of gear. They’re talking about meditation.

In recent years, this mental health practice has become more mainstream, and perhaps that’s no surprise in today’s increasingly wellness-focused world. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the number of American adults who meditated at least once in a year more than tripled between 2012 and 2017.”

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