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
Every human has a pelvic floor, yet pelvic health is a topic that doesn't get enough attention, especially around childbirth. I think it's often assumed, that we as women need to be tough, so suck it up no matter what. Plus, talking about "down there" can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. There are a wide range of injuries and dysfunctions that can happen in the pelvic region, including the pelvic floor. Today I want to highlight some of the most common diagnoses and what th
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.