Mums on the Run USA is excited to introduce the lovely Brittany Saia as our April Mum of the Month! Brittany is an exceptional mom and runner and has kindly agreed to share her story with us. She recounts her experience going from a fast runner to a preggo runner, becoming a mother, and her journey back to running and setting new goals. She even talks pumping before a race and "swimming" to the finish of the Boston Marathon ..... Intro My name is Brittany. I’m 30 years old an
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
Mums on the Run USA is excited to announce a monthly blog post dedicated to the all the amazing moms out there! Each month we will highlight one mother and her experience through pregnancy, postpartum, and journey getting back to running. It is my delight and pleasure to introduce Kristin Kearney - a dear friend, runner, triathlete, and new mom as our first ever Mum of the Month!! Kristin is no stranger to the struggles that come with motherhood. She truly embodies hard work
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.