Mother Runner

TIPS FOR RUNNING WITH A BABY JOGGER

Running with a baby jogger is not ideal, but sometimes necessary. I spent the whole summer after I had my first child running with the baby jogger. We were traveling Europe and I refused to miss out on my running. I logged about 60 miles per week with it and ended up in great shape as…
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COLD WEATHER TRAINING WHILE PREGNANT

Just as it is important to be mindful of the warm weather when running while pregnant, it is equally important to be mindful of the cold weather and environment. Here are my five tips on cold weather training for mothers-to-be. TIP #1: WEAR WEATHER-APPROPRIATE LAYERS Although you do not run the risk of overheating in…
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3 EASY WAYS TO BALANCE WORK AND RUNNING

We all love to run. We all need to work. Sometimes the balance of both can get pretty tough. This article offers some tips on how to manage both running and working, and gives you a glimpse into my personal experience as a runner and a full-time working mom of two small children. 1-FIND A…
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RETURNING TO RUNNING AFTER PREGNANCY

There comes a point mid to late pregnancy where running just is not enjoyable anymore. For some this point comes earlier than others and other people, like myself, are able to run all the way to the end of their pregnancy without any problems other than general discomfort. Whoever you are, whether you are only…
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3 WORKOUTS FOR MASTERS RUNNERS

Masters runners must work hard to maintain their speed, stride length, flexibility, and strength if they want to stay competitive. Most runners who’ve been training and racing competitively for a number of years know that at some point mainlining the miles like you did in your 20s doesn’t work anymore. You need more recovery after…
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BALANCING RUNNING WITH KIDS

Laboring and delivering my two daughters was by far the most physically challenging thing I have ever willed my way through. I say willed because like running, there were times during the process that I wanted to stop and just be done. Also like running, I had moments where I felt empowered and unstoppable. For…
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WARM WEATHER TRAINING WHILE PREGNANT

Running is a great way to stay in shape while pregnant as long as you’re cleared by your doctor. Even with your doctor’s approval, it’s important that you listen to your body and make sure not to overexert yourself. This is true year round but especially important when running in warmer weather. Here are a…
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