sleep and injury

The Importance of Sleep for Running Injury Prevention

When I tore my hamstring in 2019 while training for a marathon, it didn’t occur to me until much later that sleep deprivation may have led to my running injury. Now research is supporting that sleep for athletes is crucial for injury prevention. In the summer of 2019, my mileage doubled from about 50 miles … Read more

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Best Self Defense for Runners: Top Moves

Runners, especially female runners, are not always safe when running, especially when we run before sunrise. Taking steps to increase safety such as running with others and staying alert help. However, the best defense for runners is knowing self-defense moves. I am sharing the best self-defense moves to save you from various attacks from former … Read more

gps tracking tech for runners

Best GPS Tracking Running Devices & Runner Safety Tech

The news of the kidnapping and murder of Liza Fletcher, mom of two boys 5 and 7, has rocked the mother runner and running communities. We are heartbroken and angry. And we realize we as female runners need to take our running safety seriously. This is why I am writing this article about GPS tracking … Read more

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