What does a 2,500-year-old Chinese spiritual tradition have to do with sports and fitness? On The Tao of Fitness, author and teacher Jerry Lynch takes Taoism's "natural wisdom" - an effortless philosophy for aligning with the flow of nature - and shows you how it can transform your favorite fitness activity or team sport into a real spiritual opportunity. For more than 20 years, this psychologist and authority on Eastern philosophy has helped athletes from the NBA, NFL, PGA, Olympics, and major universities succeed at their games, as well as the biggest game of all - "the game of life." Now you can explore his program for inner and outer achievement, beginning with your next workout. Any sport or physical exercise, Lynch teaches, can serve as a "moving meditation" that can help you explore core spiritual issues, such as ego, self-doubt, commitment, self-mastery, fear, and patience. Looking to the Tao Te Ching, as well as Zen and Western psychology, Lynch offe! rs gentle practices to enhance and complement your own fitness program. Complete with meditations, visualizations, and insights about the true nature of success, The Tao of Fitness is your inner guide to becoming a better athlete - and perhaps a better person in all of life.
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What does a 2,500-year-old Chinese spiritual tradition have to do with sports and fitness? author and teacher Jerry Lynch takes Taoism's "natural wisdom" -an effortless philosophy for aligning with the flow of nature - and shows you how it can transform your favorite fitness activity or team sport into a real spiritual opportunityAbout the Author:
Jerry Lynch, Ph.D. is a psychologist, teacher, coach, and bestselling author. A former national champion distance runner, Jerry has worked with many diverse athletes and teams, ranging from NCAA champions to numerous professional teams to youth sports organizations. He is the author of many books, including the perennial bestsellers Working Out, Working Within; and Thinking Body, Dancing Mind. Jerry Lynch is the founder and director of the TaoSports Center for Athletic Development in Santa Cruz, California.
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