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The Four B’s For Getting Back to Running After Baby – Part 4 ~ Begin with Breaks

Mamas, break it up to build it up! So you don’t end up broken down! Being intentional with your breaks will help you get back to running after the baby sooner. This is where SO many mother runners sideline themselves by adding too much volume too quickly. I know your brain is ready to get …

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The Four B’s For Getting Back to Running After Baby – Part 3 ~ Balance and Bounce

One of the more challenging components of getting back to running after having a baby is relearning how to balance & bounce on one leg! Your body has gone through an incredible transformation to create life, which required A LOT of physical changes to your muscles, soft tissues, and joints. These changes don’t immediately disappear …

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The Four B’s For Getting Back to Running After Baby – Part 2 ~ Build your Base

What do a house and your pelvis have in common? They both require a solid foundation to be successful. What do I mean? Let’s dive in. Imagine you’re building a house. Would you start with the roof and walls, or lay the foundation first? The latter, right? Without a solid base, you have nothing to …

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Why low impact workouts make you a better runner

Low impact workouts are greatly underappreciated by most runners. Many believe low impact always means low intensity, and therefore a lesser value sweat session, but this could not be further from the truth! Low impact sessions are a necessary ingredient for high performing runners, especially postpartum runners, and they can be both low and high …

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Why Leaking While Running Isn’t OK – Part 3

Why Leaking While Running Isn’t Ok – Part 3 Welcome back to the third and final installment of this pelvic health series! Thank you for your interest in this important topic. Before I dive into today’s material, let’s quickly review what we’ve covered so far… In part one: We talked about how leaking while running …

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Why Leaking While Running Isn’t OK – Part 1

Why Leaking (Urine) While Running Isn’t OK Do you make sure to pee before and sometimes during your workout, just in case? Do you wear a pad when you run because leaking is usually a thing? Do you intentionally wear dark colored clothing to hide any leakage that might happen? If you answered yes to any …

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How To Incorporate Pilates Into Your Running Routine

How To Incorporate Pilates Into Your Running Routine (and my top 5 mat pilates exercises for runners!) In my last post, I discussed the many benefits of incorporating Pilates into your weekly workouts to improve overall strength and running performance. Perhaps you’re curious to explore this movement practice, but are unsure where to start. This …

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Got Knee Pain While Running? How’s Your Cadence?

Got knee pain while running? How’s your cadence? Knee pain is a common complaint amongst runners, and often one of the most prevalent reasons for keeping a runner sidelined. Such aches and pains are usually the result of a number of factors, but a common denominator related to such injures is a suboptimal cadence (1-5). …

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 1

Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 1 You’ve just finished crushing it this morning in the gym doing a combination of running and resistance training. You’re flying high on your exercise endorphins, and impressed with your new levels of fitness. Later on while sitting at your desk you start to notice an ache in your low …

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