marathon fueling 101

Marathon Fueling 101: What Should Runners Eat

One of the major perks of running and marathon training is getting to eat. A lot. But not eating right and not eating enough can torpedo your marathon training. With all this talk of gels, GUs, gut training, fasted running, depleted state running…marathon fueling can get pretty complicated.  Related: How to Train Your Gut to … Read more

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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

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How to Become a Morning Runner

Running in the morning is a saving grace for most mother runners. It most often is the only way we can ensure we get our run in before the day’s chaos sets in. However, many moms struggle with how to become a morning runner. There are still barriers to getting out the door early. For … Read more

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Running with Back Pain: Do or Don’t?

Back pain and motherhood go hand in hand. I never suffered from an achy posterior until I had back pain during pregnancy and then back pain postpartum. The around-the-clock breastfeeding and body contortion required to multitasking while carrying a small human equaled chronic back pain. The worst back pain I had was soon after my … Read more

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