Sore throat, runny nose, and a headache that won’t quit? As a mom with a busy schedule, we're willing to guess that you weren't expecting these symptoms. Our friends at MedExpress have some important do’s and don’ts to remember when you’re feeling a little under the weather. Check out their blog.
Every week, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares some exercises we can do to enhance our running and fitness. In our next three-part video series, Carrie with share some exercises that focus on strengthening our backs.
In today's video, Part 1, we’ll introduce the back extension. The back extension works our glutes, our lower back, and our hamstrings, all muscles that work together to provide back strength. Check back over the next two weeks, when we'll share more exercises and stretches to strengthen our backs.
Two years ago, if you would have told Sarah Hammer, a member of Eden Prairie (MN) Moms on the Run, that she would not only be a runner but an ultra-marathoner, she would have told you you were crazy. With the help of Moms on the Run, Sarah has completed five ultras and her goal of finishing a 50-mile race by the end of 2019. We found her story so inspiring we named her October's Most Inspiring Member. Read on to learn more of Sarah's inspiring journey, in her own words.
Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares a few exercise tips focusing on upper body strength and form. Listen in as she talks about bicep curls, shoulder press, tricep press and rows.
Moms on the Run is great because of the women who are part of our family. In an ongoing series, we'll feature an Ambassador who will share her story with you. Today we feature Anna Carlson, who runs with Roseville (MN) Moms on the Run.
Our youngest daughter Maya has a rare brain condition called lissencephaly, or “smooth brain syndrome.” When she was two years old, she started going to a specialized therapy that helped her learn how her body could teach her brain to do movements rather than the other way around. She worked on a series of very small steps to get to a larger movement and her therapist commented that for Maya, learning one complete movement was like running a marathon. And that’s when I started to run. I thought if Maya could work so very hard on something, I could too, and so my husband joined me in the Couch Potato to 5K plan that we found online.