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How to Start Running: A Complete Guide for Beginner Runners

Friends, I’ve been running most my life (since I was 6 years old) but I have had to learn how to start running many times—especially recently. First, it was the two beautiful children I had. Then, once I aced postpartum running, it was a torn hamstring that required about a year and half of rehabilitation. … Read more

How to start running after having a baby

How to Start Running Postpartum

Many new mother runners have two things in common: 1. They are tired. 2. BUT, they aren’t too tired to want to run ASAP. But running postpartum requires a bit more than finding the will and the way. (Usually, that’s the hardest part for starting a running habit, right?). No, it requires ensuring your body … Read more

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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

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