The best nursing sports bras

The 5 Best Nursing Sports Bras for Runners

(Updated July 25, 2022) — When you become a mother (runner), everything changes including (if you are nursing), your chest. And you suddenly become involved in two endurance activities—running and breastfeeding. Having the proper equipment (the best nursing sports bra) becomes paramount for you and your baby’s comfort. After all, why make life harder as … Read more

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Smart Treadmill Running Tips for Mother Runners

As running outside gained popularity in 2020, so did treadmill running. Many people discovered what moms of young children already knew—treadmill running is a saving grace when you can’t leave your house. Running on a treadmill comes in handy when your kids are too young to be left alone so you can run, or they … Read more

Running with a stroller

The Best Jogging Strollers on the Market

Mamas, stop looking. Here are the best jogging strollers for mother runners on the market. This is according to mother runners. These babies lighten your load, and offer a smooth ride and lots of storage. After many unofficial studies and polls, I’ve rounded out the top four jogging strollers—listed in order of desirability. Related: 12 … Read more

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9 Steps to Return to Running After Injury

(Updated January 30, 2022): Oh, the roller coaster ride that comes with running injuries and the return to running. Over the past two years, I’ve had two major injuries—a partial hamstring tear and plantar fascia tear—both have taken me out of the sport for a very long time. Combine that with having two kids and … Read more

Beginner 5k Training Plan

A Practical Guide to Stop Leaking While Running

The other week I had an onslaught of mother runners randomly asking me on Instagram how they could stop leaking while running. I realized this is a common problem among mother runners that need to be practically addressed. Research shows that one in three women leak during exercise postpartum. Another study found that almost half of … 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 … Read more

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