Tag: Fit mom

How To Run A 9-Minute Mile

Most people start off running for health, fitness, and weight loss benefits. But the more we fall in love with the sport, the more we want to improve when it comes to our performance. This means nailing proper running form and increasing our average pace. And for some, this means getting to run a 9-minute

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Miles With Moms 5k Race Recap

As a mom, we are already always on-the-go. And now that my son is getting older, I am constantly chasing after him. But that doesn’t mean that I stopped chasing my own dreams as well—especially when it comes to running. I absolutely love my role as mama, but I also identify as a runner. Sometimes

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How Being A Runner Makes Me A Better Mom

As mothers, our superpower is being able to juggle as many different things life throws at us at any given moment while somehow holding down the fort and caring about the little ones with meticulous detail. We perfect the art of the multitasking. That means doing ordinary things like cooking dinner while talking on the

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Sparta Rev It Up 10k Race Recap

This weekend was all about running, having not one, but two races planned. First up was the Rev up Up! 5k/10k located in Sparta, New Jersey. I adjusted my half marathon training plan accordingly so that I wouldn’t be missing my mileage by swapping out this week and the week before, which recommended running a

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Shamrock ’N’ Run 5k Race Recap And Review

Despite the cold pre-spring chilly weather, there was a sea of green that filled the streets in Rutherford, New Jersey for the 7th annual Michael Cassidy Shamrock ’N’ Run 5k on St. Patrick’s Day. And I was among the 387 participants who came out to support a good cause, challenge ourselves as runners, and start

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How A Virtual Race Can Help Your Training

Virtual races are like the ugly step-sister in running. Some runners don’t acknowledge them as even races to be praised for. Others are all about giving them a chance, and enjoy them just as much as any other race. But love them or hate them, virtual races can benefit training for “real” events in major

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6 Things To Know About Running With A Jogging Stroller

Being a mom further makes us push ourselves to be the best versions of ourselves. That means being strong (both body and mind) so that we are able to chase after our little ones. And just because we had a baby doesn’t mean our relationship with running has to end. Investing in a good jogging

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Half Marathon Training Week 1: Guilt And Goals

I can proudly say that week 1 of half marathon has been completed! Even though I am just one short week into training, I have already had many mixed emotions about traveling down this journey again. For a few weeks before deciding to go for it, I was toying around with the idea. It was

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Birthday Workout With Baby

A workout, a workout buddy and tasty beverage. These are some of my favorite things, so it’s exactly how I wanted and what I wanted to celebrate my birthday with. I figured the best way to celebrate another year on this planet is to do something that would be good for my mind, body and

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