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Topic: Mind - April 29 2024
Using Mindfulness as a Runner

It’s easy to be critical of ourselves as athletes, putting our minds and bodies to the test. Staying present and being mindful of our thoughts helps us make a new strategy for training and becoming stronger athletes, especially as runners. We talked to Professional Runner and VIS Mentor, Allie Ostrander, about her approach to mindfulness during training and competition days as a runner.

By: Sarah Hopkins

VIS Creator

Allie Ostrander

VIS League

Topic: Mind

April 29 2024

As runners, we’ve all found ourselves going through the motions. Whether we’re doing our daily stretches, pushing through the last mile, or stressing in competition, it’s easy to focus on the task at hand rather than how we feel. But implementing mindfulness can change this. So, we asked Allie Ostrander, a professional long-distance runner and VIS Mentor, to share some insights into staying present on the track. What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is consciously paying at...
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