Running postpartum

Why Having a Baby is Like Blood Doping

Did you know that running postpartum can give you a competitive edge? In 2007, Paula Radcliffe won the New York City Marathon—NINE months after having a baby. In 2011, Kara Goucher ran a personal best in the Boston Marathon, placing fifth, less than SEVEN months after having her baby. That’s crazy, right? Well, it is, and … Read more

Hydration tips for runners

6 Best Nutrition Products for Mother Runners

Mother runners have been keeping secrets. Hiding things behind closed doors and kitchen cabinets. And, here I’m revealing all: The best nutrition for runners. First, let me reveal this about myself. I’ve been a bit of a minimalist, simpleton, what have you, when it comes to nutrition for runners. I never used gels or GUs … Read more

Heart rate zone training

Hidden Health Benefits of Running

We all know that there are a lot of health benefits of running. It’s good for your heart, head, waist, core, legs, and joints. It can even give you a natural high! But, here is one health benefit of running you likely don’t know about: your running performance can reflect your overall health. Why is … Read more

The best running gear that holds your phone

The Best Running Gear that Holds Your Phone

We Mother Runners don’t want many things. But we do want to be able to have our choice of music and podcasts, and feel connected to our families while training. In other words, we want the best running gear that holds a phone. Thus, Mother Runners’ dream product isn’t something that makes us run 4% … Read more

About The Mother Runners

Where can I find a running bra that supports my new post-partum chest? How can I keep up my training when my toddler is sick and no one is sleeping? What’s the best way to do speedwork but still have my phone with me? How in the heck am I gonna find the time OR … Read more

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