It's one thing to get back to running after having one baby, but imagine what it's like after four! This month's Mum of the Month is no stranger to hard work and a busy schedule. She finds a way to get her fitness in between raising a family of four and a full time job. Tired yet? Me too. Introducing Heather Burr Carey as our MAY Mum of the Month, just in time for Mother's Day! Heather makes motherhood her priority, but has some creative ways to get her runs and workouts in.
Mums On The Runs USA is excited and honored to announce we have teamed up with women's health guru Shereen Sairafi PT, DPT, WCS. Shereen is a pelvic health physical therapist and Women's Health Clinical Specialist who lives and works in Denver, CO. She is an expert in everything pelvic health related including orthopedics, and is also an avid runner and marathoner! Shereen has kindly agreed to share her expertise about returning to run postpartum, including her favorite exerc
Let's answer the question that all of you are asking... The answer is, obviously, well it depends! You will likely be cleared for exercise by your OBGYN at your 6 week check-up. This does not mean you are ready to go for run. Running is considered high intensity and needs to be gradually built up. My recommendation is to start working on your strength for a couple of weeks first. You might be able to do some basic exercises shortly after birth (tranverse abdominus training, g
Okay. This is my first blog post, ever! It’s been a long time in the making, and mostly a dream, so it seems only natural to talk about where the idea of Mums on the Run USA came from..... To be honest, I liked the idea of creating a return to running group for moms post-partum for a long time, but working full time and running a lot kept it a long term goal. Now I am a new mom on (extended) maternity leave, which somehow seems to give what I have to say a little more merit.