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See mom run : every mother's guide to getting fit and running her first 5K
Searfoss, Megan.
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Publication Information:
Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2015]
Physical Description:
205 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
See mom run. The benefits of running ; The ingredients of running ; Being woman -- See mom train. Training ; The pick six strength training program ; Eating to train ; Injury prevention -- See mom race. Pre-race prep ; Finding your race-day groove ; The finish line.
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GV1061.18.W66 S43 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Finally--5K training plans tailored just for moms!

Whether you're looking for a convenient way to lose lingering baby weight or just want to get in shape to keep up with your kids, See Mom Run will help you achieve all of your fitness goals. Running strengthens your physical body and empowers the mind, a one-two punch to get you through the overloaded days of motherhood. Run Like a Mother 5K founder (and busy mother of three) Megan Searfoss shows you how to take those first steps toward the healthy habit of running, with the goal of completing a 5K race. She teaches you running basics, plus how to eat healthy, strength train, and choose your gear--all in a time-saving, cost-effective way. She will help you assess your fitness level and choose a realistic, week-by-week training plan that you can squeeze in before daycare or school; during lunch dates; or after dinner, when the rest of the family is settled in for the night. As your fitness progresses, her programs safely challenge you to move from walking to intervals of walking and running to running continuously. At any speed, See Mom Run will help you cross the finish line and continue running for your life.

Author Notes

Megan Searfoss is a wife and mother of three daughters who learned to run because she found it an inexpensive, time-saving, and mostly mind-saving exercise. She started Run Like a Mother, a national 5K race designed to celebrate and empower women of all levels to experience the gift of running as a means to finding balance in their lives. You can visit her website at

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
Part 1 See Mom Runp. 13
Chapter 1 The Benefits of Runningp. 15
Chapter 2 The Ingredients of Runningp. 29
Chapter 3 Being Womanp. 51
Part 2 See Mom Trainp. 63
Chapter 4 Trainingp. 65
Chapter 5 The Pick Six Strength Training Programp. 93
Chapter 6 Eating to Trainp. 129
Chapter 7 Injury Preventionp. 143
Part 3 See Mom Racep. 159
Chapter 8 Pre-Race Prepp. 161
Chapter 9 Finding Your Race-Day Groovep. 175
Chapter 10 The Finish Linep. 185
Indexp. 195