Beginner running training plan

7 Simple Self-care Strategies for Busy Moms

If we Mother Runners have one thing in common—it’s our struggles with finding time to take care of ourselves. And, while running is certainly a form of self-care, it often needs to be balanced out. The grueling workouts, early wake-ups, and schedule maneuvers running often requires can be downright exhausting. In a dream world, every … Read more

Pro Runner Neely Spence Gracey became a mom in 2018.

An Interview with Pro Runner Neely Gracey

Neely Gracey is a pro marathon runner for Adidas and a mother runner (mom to 18-month-old Athens). And, she and I have one big thing in common. After having our sons, we both struggled to get back to running. After one terrible run in particular, we both knew something was wrong. Bloodwork revealed whacked-out hormones … Read more

Rose Wetzel, spartan racer.

Interview with American Ninja Warrior Rose Wetzel

What’s harder than crawling under barbed wire and swinging from rope to rope? Being a mom. That’s according to Rose Wetzel, mom and American Ninja Warrior finalist. I met Rose in college at Georgetown University where she ran track and cross country and was always one of the friendliest people in the room. After college, Rose pursued … Read more

17 running terms a beginner runner shoould know

RED-S: The Health Danger Facing Female Runners

Jen T. Scott, registered dietitian nutritionist in Beaverton, Oregon, shares an extremely important article below on RED-S Syndrome: a condition that affects many female athletes and can cause chronic and life-altering conditions. Sadly, up until now, this condition has been widely accepted as “normal” with little done to make societal changes to stop it. I, … Read more

Best foods to eat during your period

What to Eat During Your Period

It can be a vicious cycle—that menstrual cycle. It makes you feel sluggish and tired, craving terrible foods, keeping you from running and getting your workouts in. Or, heaven forbid, you’re on it come race day! There’s no magic pill to give you your energy back (or your happy-go-lucky disposition)…but you can eat foods to … Read more

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