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The Busy Mom’s Guide to Becoming a Runner

The Busy Mom’s Guide to Becoming a Runner

The Busy Mom's Guide to Becoming a Runner Is it super easy to become a runner? Yes, and no. Can you just put on your shoes and go run?  Absolutely.  And if the mood strikes, and you maybe have beautiful weather, or something on your mind you need to work through, or...

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Vacation Fitness: What to Pack to Run in the Sun

Vacation Fitness: What to Pack to Run in the Sun

For some (my husband being one of them) the term "vacation fitness" may seem like an oxymoron. However, for busy moms who embrace feeling fit and strong and healthy, we know- we feel better when we stay moving! Vacation should absolutely be waaaay more laid back. Move...

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Top Five Tips for Summer Running

Top Five Tips for Summer Running

For years, the term "summer running" was an oxymoron to me. I mean- I'd still try to maintain my fitness in the summer, but running in the heat?  Yuck. I'd wake up, look at the weather app on my phone, and if it was above, say, 70 degrees, I was out! Cue bike or...

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Mindset Tips to Make Running Easier

Mindset Tips to Make Running Easier

I'm a big fan of thinking about thinking, because one thing that I know for sure:  the ability to change our mindset is always within our power.  And the truth is: there are indeed mindset tips that will make running easier. One of the most common complaints...

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Why Moms Should Start Running in the Spring

Why Moms Should Start Running in the Spring

It’s April! It's starting to be a big greener, a bit more colorful, and we can go outside with a lot fewer layers, yay!  As spring inches closer, it means that soon, summer will be here.  Soon, we’ll all be spending much more time outdoors.  Track and soccer and...

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Five Reasons Why Now Is The Time to Start Running

Five Reasons Why Now Is The Time to Start Running

If you've followed Mom's Running Club or me at all,  you know we are pretty nerdy about our running, and we will pretty much always say that now is the time to start running. Whenever "now" is, it's a great time to start running! Is the weather alway ideal? Nope. Is...

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Why Busy Moms Need To Embrace The Mini Workouts

Why Busy Moms Need To Embrace The Mini Workouts

Today I want to talk to you about mindset and how to squeeze in your fitness, all at one time. The topic? Mini workouts. For the sake of definition, so we’re on the same page, let’s think of a mini workout as anything that takes fifteen minutes or less, and might even...

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The Story Of A Mom’s First 5K Experience

The Story Of A Mom’s First 5K Experience

What does it look like to get to watch a mom's first 5K? This weekend was a race called the LIDS Mad Hatter 5K.  For some of the moms in Mom's Running Club, it was their first 5K, either ever, or in a very long time.  I had been thinking on how to share a bit about...

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How to Build a Morning Running Habit

How to Build a Morning Running Habit

I will admit, right off the bat:  I have had a morning running habit for twenty-some years. So, yeah:  I believe in it.  And I love it, even when it seems a little crazy.  And yes:  I can recognize when it's a little crazy. But I wouldn't change it for the world. This...

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Indy Summer Race Preview

Indy Summer Race Preview

If you're lucky enough to be local to the Indianapolis area, today is all about an Indy Summer Race Preview from a Mom's Running Club perspective! These are races we love, we've done in the past, and are looking forward to enjoying this summer! We like to soak up...

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Gear We Love Right Now

Gear We Love Right Now

Every so often, it's fun to chat about the running gear we love right now. As the temperatures are turning a bit warmer, we are starting to make the transition from gloves and jackets and starting to think about capri leggings instead of thermal leggings! Since we are...

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Five Tips For Busy Moms To Fit In Fitness

Five Tips For Busy Moms To Fit In Fitness

Today's Mindset Minute is all about making room for fitness! While we love running at Mom's Running Club, we embrace all kinds of fitness, and our members do everything from running to walking to cross training! So we get it: it can be hard to find time to get your...

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