Planning to run may be harder than the run itself.

15 Obstacles to Running for Mother Runners & How to Overcome Them

One of the main perks of running is its spontaneous nature. No need to prepare, just put on your shoes and go. But that’s not the case when you become a mom. As a “mother runner,” running is no longer spur-of-the-moment. Other people are depending on you. They need you. Thus, obstacles abound. However, taking … Read more

Finding time to exercise

11 Strategies to Bust Barriers to Exercise

Mother Runners know that none of the barriers to exercise have been as steep as the ones present in parenthood—demanding schedules, sleepless nights, illness, feedings, separation anxiety, the list goes on. Before becoming a mom, it was just me and my willpower. But now, other human beings are in the equation and it requires a … Read more

Erica Hopper is an elite marathoner, mom and chef. She tells the secrets of keeping a kitchen ready for healthy meals at any time.

5 Ways to Have a Healthy Kitchen

I’m very excited to share this guest post by Erica Hopper, mom, sub-3 hour marathon, and chef on how to have a healthy kitchen. Erica and I actually met while racing the Knoxville marathon where she went on to place in the top three. She’s very talented at all she does and shares her secrets here: “I would eat … Read more

Intermediate Marathon Training Plan

Ten Ways to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

We are all real runners… …regardless of how much we run, how far, or how fast. But it’s much easier to tell that to others than to believe it for ourselves. Why? Because of Imposter Syndrome. Those with Imposter Syndrome doubt accomplishments as real successes and often pass them off as flukes or good luck. … Read more

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