how to get your running motivation back

How to Get Your Running Motivation Back

UPDATED August 16, 2023: I wrote this article during the pandemic because nothing can torch your running motivation quite like a pandemic. But these tips still ring true for anyone that is struggling with maintaining their running habit, whether you are a new runner or seasoned runner. During the pandemic, many people lost their motivation … Read more

things not to say to a mother runner

24 Things Not to Say to a Mother Runner

There are so many things not do say to a mother runner. But people say them anyway. For some reason, mother runners’ running habit seems to be a lightning rod topic. Comments about how we spend our time or how our bodies look seem to be totally on limits—and totally inappropriate. But haters gonna hate. … Read more

Beginner 5k Training Plan

A Practical Guide to Stop Leaking While Running

The other week I had an onslaught of mother runners randomly asking me on Instagram how they could stop leaking while running. I realized this is a common problem among mother runners that need to be practically addressed. Research shows that one in three women leak during exercise postpartum. Another study found that almost half of … Read more

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Survey | Moms Get Creative to Keep Running, Manage Stress of Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic has turned schedules upside down, the impact on mothers has been substantial. But a survey I conducted of fellow mother runners has found that a whopping 98 percent of us have continued to run despite increased challenges, such as having kids home full-time and challenging work-from-home situations. Mother runners shared that … Read more

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9 Habits of Healthy Mother Runners

Chelsea Mae Plummer over at Mae’s Menu asked me to write a guest post for fellow mother runners. (If you haven’t checked out Chelsea’s site, you should, as it is full of easy-to-make and delicious meals and snacks for runners! These no-bake date energy balls are amazing!). Related: Get Chelsea’s cookbook “Fueled”! After reflecting on … Read more

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