Reframing Your Mindset Around the Dreadmill The dreadmill. The hamster wheel. The treadmill. It’s the tool that most runners love to hate. But, for mom runners, it’s often the only outlet that we have available to run. Whether due to ice and snow in the winter or being home alone with small kiddos who won’t sit well in a running stroller, you may need to run on a treadmill to keep up with your running
Escaping the Traps of Diet Culture Through Intuitive Eating If you’re currently struggling with body image issues, disordered eating or are feeling the weight of diet culture’s unrealistic standards, pause and consider how long you’re willing to continue that cycle. Look back on all of the years that you’ve struggled with it all. And how many more years lay ahead of you. Then, opt out. Obviously it’s not easy and it could take years and
How much can one person endure and overcome? How much can one person endure and overcome? You’re about to find out. Jennifer DiCiesare, this episode’s guest, is an ultra distance runner who has overcome immense obstacles and trials in her life. She joins the show to share her story of living with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, the near death experiences that she has experienced, and how returning to running has helped her to rise again and again.
There’s nothing quite like settling in for a filling and heart warming meal with friends or family after a weekend long run or a challenging speedwork session. This recipe for mustard chicken thighs served over wild rice is one of those meals. Around here, we believe in nourishing your body with wholesome, filling ingredients that will replenish your strength and bring the fuel you need to achieve your running goals. Beyond running, we also believe
Bring a fancy mood and irresistible flavor to dinner this week by preparing these seared scallops with lemon caper sauce. If you’ve never cooked scallops, you’ll likely be delighted to find that they’re really easy to prepare. While, at first glance, scallops can feel intimidating, all it takes to achieve delectable results is a sprinkle of salt, some high quality butter, fresh garlic and a bit of patience while the scallops sear in butter and
On Running with Your Spouse and Connecting with the Run Dominique King from Lean in With the Kings joins episode 15 to share her running story. She offers a ton of useful advice including tips for running with your partner, advice for connecting with the run, insight on the benefits of moving meditation and so much more. Here are the highlights: Dominique and her husband Ken now regularly run together. Their couple runs began after
Wondering if the postpartum changes in your body are normal? You aren’t alone. Many mom runners experience significant pelvic floor issues after having kids but, unfortunately, most aren’t aware that those issues can be resolved with the help of a pelvic floor physical therapist or other healthcare professional. Sure, jokes are often made within mom circles about leaking urine and the like, but open and honest conversations regarding postpartum pelvic floor issues still aren’t normalized.
Craving nachos but looking for a healthier alternative to traditional nachos made with tortilla chips? This recipe for chipotle chicken bell pepper nachos is exactly what you need in your life. The bell pepper ‘chips’ offer a nutrient-packed base while the shredded chipotle chicken and chipotle sauce bring a delicious smoky flavor with a touch of spice. The shredded chipotle chicken in these nachos is made from chicken thighs that are slow cooked to tender
Miscarriage, Community and the Healing Power of Running This episode of the Runner Moms podcast features mom runner Theresa Inkley. She experienced a miscarriage a few years ago while training for a marathon and is here today to share her story of working through the grief of that loss. She discusses how running helped her through that difficult time and also talks through the importance of having a community of support around you. We also
Raise your hand if you love a good quiche. If so, you’re going to want to make these ham cheese quiche cups with mornay sauce. Holy smokes are they delicious! The mornay sauce – with all of its cheesy goodness – is the secret weapon in this recipe. The mornay sauce blended with diced ham, fresh spinach and swiss cheese will leave you savoring every bite and wanting to make the recipe again and again.
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