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Should I See a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist?

In the past several years, a lot has been learned and shared about pelvic floor health postpartum. Honestly, when I had my kids 8 and 5 years ago, I hadn’t heard much about the pelvic floor, and seeing a pelvic floor physical therapist wasn’t on my radar. Even as more information comes out, questions still … Read more

10 Expert Tips for Running During Pregnancy

When I was in my first trimester with my first child, my husband ran the Leadville 100 ultra-marathon. While he was lost in the woods (literally speaking), I passed the time trail running while pregnant—at probably an altitude of 11,000 feet. I mentioned this to Jake and he went kind of nuts—“Was the baby even … Read more

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Baby Benefits of Running While Pregnant

Mother runners know that our running benefits our children by teaching them healthy habits for their bodies and minds. But did you know that the benefits of running start in the womb? That’s right, our running while pregnant benefits our babies even before they are born. It’s surprising—especially given the attitude society seems to have … Read more

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12 Genius Tips for Stroller Running

Running with a jogging stroller is hard work! But it is worth it! By exercising and getting outside, you’re getting feel-good endorphins, spending quality time with your kids, and setting a positive example for a lifetime of good health. But running with a jogging stroller can quickly go awry if you aren’t prepared. Your baby … 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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