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.
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.
Whether reading a book or trying some breathing exercises, everyone has a favorite way to relax. Refocus your mind and reduce stress, relieve headaches and ease insomnia with the help of meditation. Our sponsor MedExpress shares meditation tips you can do at home and some of the physical health benefits you may experience. Read the full article here.
Whether you are contemplating a fun run or a full marathon, it’s exciting to train toward a new fitness milestone. Runners get into trouble on the course when they don’t train enough before a run, but it can be just as problematic to overtrain. We talked with Summit Orthopedics' sports medicine physician and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jack Skendzel about how to balance your running goals with a healthful training program. Click here for the article.
Summit Orthopedics offers comprehensive sports medicine expertise
Everyone has their own race to run, whether it’s a marathon or a jog to clear your head. Summit Orthopedics, one of our platinum sponsors, delivers expert care that’s individual by design. If you are recently injured or concerned about ongoing pain, Summit Orthopedics fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists have the expertise to evaluate your discomfort and develop a plan to quickly and safely help you get back to running. Find care for every body, every step of the way at summitortho.com or call us at (651) 968–5201 to schedule a telehealth or in-person appointment.
As the official training partner for Twin Cities In Motion's Women Run the Cities, we want to share the announcement that all TCM races for the rest of 2020, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend, are going virtual. Please visit TCM's website for more information on all virtual races in 2020. While it's not the news any of us wanted, as race organizers ourselves, we understand. The running community is known for its perseverance in adversity. We will continue to support our running partners and hope you will as well, so we can all overcome this difficult season. Read more of TCM's announcement and find out about race credits and other information here.
In addition, watch a KARE 11 story regarding the announcement, which featured Carrie representing Moms on the Run.