Welcome to our bustling blog at Moms on the Run. From training tips to news to heartwarming stories of personal achievement and more, our blog is your go-to destination for everything mom-runner related. Within these pages, we offer more than just stories; we cultivate a community where every woman finds support while on her fitness journey. 

Strength Training for Runners

Let’s talk weights!  Specifically, challenging yourself to lift a bit heavier. If you’ve been with Moms on the Run long enough, you know all about the health and fitness benefits of strength training, and how muscle development can prevent injuries by reducing imbalances that might occur from repetitive running motions. And [...]

Pre-Run Nutrition

Who needs a little pick-me-up before a run? Choosing a snack with fast-acting carbs will give you the right amount of energy to power through your run. Here’s why.                                           [...]

Post-Run Stretch

Let’s dive into why stretching after a run is so important for us. After a run, your muscles are warm and more pliable, making it the perfect time to stretch and improve flexibility. Stretching helps to gradually cool down your body, bringing your heart rate back to normal and easing [...]

Running Drills

Let’s talk about running drills and how they can help improve your form! Running drills are specific exercises designed to enhance your running mechanics by focusing on different aspects of your stride. These drills, such as high knees, butt kicks, and skipping, emphasize proper posture, leg movement, and foot placement. [...]

All About Strides

Hey Moms on the Run! Let’s chat about strides and why they should be a staple in your running routine. Strides are short bursts of running, typically ranging from 50 to 150 meters, where you gradually accelerate to about 85-95% of your maximum speed before decelerating. They’re perfect to include [...]

Pre-Run Routine

Let’s talk warm-ups! As runners, we all know the excitement of lacing up our shoes and hitting the pavement, but there’s an essential part of our routine that we can’t afford to skip: dynamic stretching and mobility exercises. Incorporating these into your pre-run routine is key to enhancing your performance [...]