Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares about two ideas to encourage us to get active. Join us for MOVE-ember, our new fun accountability challenge to get you moving at least 30 minutes for 30 days. Get out for a brisk walk or run, do yoga, clean your closet, run after your kids — but move your body! Check out more details here.
Also, we're excited to partner with our friends at UCAN to offer the virtual talk and Q & A: "Health and Performance for Active Women." Join Carrie on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. ET as she talks with Tina Muir, former elite runner and podcaster and Dina Griffin, registered dietician, endurance athlete as they address important topics for active women. They have some awesome stories you won't want to miss. Click here to register for the free webinar.
Jenna Allerson, our newest owner of Apple Valley Moms on the Run and Farmington Moms on the Run, recently shared her story on becoming a business owner in the Sun Thisweek newspaper.
After struggling with postpartum depression after the birth of her oldest son, Jenna became interested in holistic medicine and fitness and started running with Moms on the Run. “Moms on the Run was really part of my journey to help me kind of get out of that place. Exercise was a critical component for me to be healthy for myself and my family,” she said.
Now Jenna is excited to grow the Moms on the Run community in Apple Valley and Farmington. Read more of the article here.
Today's training tip features part 3 of our series on training opposing muscle groups. Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares two of her favorite exercises you can do to train your biceps and triceps. Training opposing muscle groups is optimal for muscle growth, intra-workout recovery and injury prevention.
If you missed it, click here to view Part 1 or here to view Part 2.
If you're a mom of young children, life is busy with activity. Our friends at PNC Bank developed tips that parents can use to turn everyday moments — from morning to mealtime to bedtime — into learning opportunities for their child. As you step outside, here are some fun ideas to spur some adventure with your kids.
Pack your (virtual) bags and travel with us to Haiti to support our charitable partner, Feed My Starving Children. On Saturday, Oct. 17 from 7-8 p.m. CST, FMSC will present a virtual gala and mission trip to help feed hungry kids around the world. This event normally takes place in person and is an important fundraiser for the organization. Experience a full itinerary of tour stops with Mark Stockeland, CEO of food partner Haiti Bible Mission. Hear stories first hand, participate in the online auction and shop MarketPlace — all to feed kids. For more details and to register, click here.
Moms on the Run is a proud sponsor of Feed My Starving Children.