I don’t normally like to go off topic, but I’ve been really trying to work on my health and fitness the last few years. I have found not being fit enough or having enough energy is the number 1 thing that holds be back, at times, from spending more time in the outdoors, hiking, backpacking, exploring, etc.
It’s true that just doing those things will get your fitter, but it can be a huge challenge to juggle 3 kids, keeping up with household tasks, my husband’s work schedule, and running a business.
Last fall, I’d find some motivation, go for a run and lift, only to then take a week or more off. I thought I was building my fitness, but clearly this was not the case.
Injuries over the last few years has really held me back. Nothing increases my cardiovascular fitness like running does.
So this video is my journey and tips I’ve discovered through my own struggles over the last several years to build back fitness, but I have only solidly found my way back into running regularly 2 months ago.
Learn a few tips to get back into running as a woman after having kids, especially if you have diastisis recti or keep getting injured. These tips will help you get back in running shape injury-free!
As a runner, it’s hard to give up fitness just because you’ve become a mother. Have no fear, you will be able to return to running as long as you follow a gradual process and build muscles the right way. Jumping in too fast to an excercise your body is unprepared for will only result in injury. Also, the hormone relaxin that is released during pregnancy can increase you’re likelihood of injury.