August is here, and that means it’s more important than ever to keep your family hydrated in the summer heat. But, maybe water is not your jam? Never fear! Our friends at MedExpress Urgent Care have seven other ways to help you and your family stay hydrated this time of year.
Before we dive in to how to stay hydrated, let's start with the basics. Why is hydration so important? "Whether you’re pedaling uphill in a spin class or going for a trail run, any activity that makes you break a sweat means you need to bump up the water intake. Why? Sweat is made almost completely of water, and it’s important to replace any of the fluids you are losing during your workout." Read more of the blog here.
Port Washington (NY) Moms on the Run duo Nicoletta Gargas and Laura Neville have been friends for more than a decade and running partners for just over a year. One year after joining Moms on the Run, they ran their first half marathon to celebrate their half-century birthdays.
Nicoletta shares: "I still cannot believe that we ran a half marathon. It seems so surreal. Thanks to Moms on the Run and my amazing friend and running partner, Laura, it was possible. I also need to mention my husband, Tom. He was very supportive!"
Read on to learn as Nicoletta shares more of their story.
We have new merchandise — from hoodies to headbands — in our store, available for pre-order now! Ordering in advance gets you special pricing and is the only way to guarantee your size in stock in our new items.
Full Zip Hoodie: This soft thin hoodie in heathered navy comes in sueded cotton and features flat drawstrings and a contrasting zipper. The body is long, extending beyond the hip area. It's the perfect weight for post-workouts, during transitional seasons, and layering up as temps drop.
Name the activity and you'll most likely find a retreat catered to it. Running is no different. Whether you simply want a getaway with your gal pals or a way to take your running to the next level, a running retreat is both beneficial and fun.
Moms on the Run is debuting its first run retreat this fall, led by our National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson. Carrie typically attends and speaks at three to four running retreats each year. Read more on our conversation with Carrie to find out why our running retreat will be worth your investment!
Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, certainly has experience with today's training tip: mental toughness. Mentally training for a race, workout or even daily life may be one of the hardest things to work on, but so critical. Listen in as Carrie shares several techniques she uses.