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Be the first to ask a question about Body, Mind, and Sport. Jun 18, David Peirce rated it really liked it. Body, mind, and sport: When he came, I put him on the treadmill. He received a Ph. Dec 26, Seth rated it really liked it. Lists with This Book. Living in the Zone.

Mike rated it it was ok Feb 08, In Body, Mind, and Sport John Douillard shows how breathing techniques, dietary, daily, and seasonal recommendations, and a work-out tailored to the needs of your individual mind-body type will strengthen the mind-body midn, make exercise fun, and transform your experience of fitness and doouillard forever.

Steven recommended a passage in this book about the Ayurvedic theory of injuries that seem to move from place to place. At first, finding himself lapped by his old running partners, he had to struggle against his desire to keep up with them.

The writing actual writing is a bit rough, and i perhaps wish i had skipped right from the intro to chapter Now, with Body, Mind, and Sport, anyone can reach the Zone, regardless of fitness level. In an era of increased body awareness, this book encourages lasting health and fitness through fun. Account Options Sign in. Spoort 24, Reid rated it really liked it Shelves: I felt absolutely fantastic the whole way.

Sep 19, Julie rated it really liked it. In this revised and updated edition of Body, Mind, and Sport, fitness expert and trainer John Douillard outlines a program in which your individual seasonal constitution-Winter, Spring, or Summer-determines what exercises or sports are best suited to your mind-body type and what foods you should eat for optimum results.


Body, Mind, and Sport: The Mind-Body Guide to Lifelong Health, Fitness, and Your Personal Best

Common terms and phrases 50 percent aerobic alpha astringent Ayurvedic balance beats per minute become begin Bodhidharma body type body-type body’s brain break breath rate carbo-loading jonh coach competitive composure cross-training cycles Darth Vader Darth Vader breathing diaphragmatic breathing diet digestion efficiency endurance exercise high exhale exhaustion experience of comfort feel fitness program foods goal heart rate increase inhalation Uohn Athletics Jim Fixx Kapha qualities Kapha types Kapha-Pitta keep kids Listening Phase lungs maximum meal menstrual menstrual cycle mental miles mind and body mind-body coordination monitor mouth breathing muscles nasal breathing nature nose breathing overtraining oxygen pace pain perfect Performance Phase Pitta types postures prana push relaxed Resting Phase result rhythm runner’s high runners sleep slow sour sports selection strength stress Sun Salute sweet taste tennis Three Phase Workout Vata types warm-up weeks Yoga Zone.

Anyway, to know what boey Very intriguing: I give it only 4 stars for now, since I haven’t tried all the recommendations in the book.

If you want to force it your body will not allow it. I would have appreciated the book even more of the author had recommended the knowledge about nasal breathing there is to be forund inside the Buteyko Breathing method. Again, recommended to me by a lifeguarding colleague in North Devon, a book that is now as far as I understand – out of print. I have spent a abd of time focusing on the nasal breathing techniques explained in this book.

We had been working with many athletes at our health center and finding some dramatic decreases in exertion during high-level exercise using our techniques, but a heart rate of BPM while maintaining a 6-minute-mile pace was hard to believe.

Body, Mind, and Sport : The Mind-body Guide to Lifelong Health, Fitness, and Your Personal Best

The more he ran, the more rejuvenated he felt. I didn’t read this book straight through, but in chunks. Beforethe 4-minute mile was considered beyond human capability.

I’m going a lot slower than I’m used to but the runs tend to be more refreshing than they used to be. Other editions – View all Body, Mind, and Sport: Designed to accommodate a variety of individual fitness needs, the Body, Mind, and Sport program is split into two levels.


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As a runner that has had a fair share of injuries, I was curious about this book which was recommended to me by my friend who is a rower. Nutrition and diets are other topics I only skimmed. Now, this experience is fully within anyone’s reach regardless of level of fitness. Only a great unity of movement and aim. Refresh and try again. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Undaunted, Warren continued his workouts, convinced that “all good things have their price. Winning from Inside Out.

The harder you try to reach that state, the less likely it is that you will. It sounds like a fantasy, but it’s not. He currently works as a consultant to the New Jersey Nets and cohosts a top-rated radio talk show in Colorado called “Health Time.

A splendid book that advise and emphasize nasal breathing. Also, the breathing advises are very solid and helpful.

Using the Body, Mind, and Sport approach you can decrease heart and breath rates while improving both fitness and performance. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

John Douillard Limited preview – Some of the author’s ideas may make sense, but the mechanisms he proposes are total crap. This technique really requires me to check my ego at the door since I can’t stand when someone passes me on a run. Level 1 is for non-athletes who doiillard to improve overall fitness; Level 2 is for those who want to train for competitive or recreational purposes. The most incredible thing was that my heart rate averaged about BPM during the entire run.

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