Mum on the Run
Running places a lot of demand on the body. To prevent musculoskeletal pain, incontinence, and prolapse, the body needs time to complete a graded return to running after having a baby, no matter how long ago you gave birth.
Mum on the Run is a fully comprehensive course to support you in your quest to returning to running.
This programme is also suitable for women who are already rrunning but feel their technique and training can be more pelvic floor friendly. Maybe you are picking up injuries or experiencing some pelvic floor dysfunction or pain during or after running?
What's involved in Mum on the Run?
Mum on the Run includes a comprehensive online presentation on the signs and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction and why this occurs. You'll learn about the important role of the core, pelvic floor, glutes and posture in preventing running injuries, aches and pains, and pelvic floor dysfunction, such as leaking, prolapse, pelvic pain.
You'll learn about various risk factors associated with running injuries and pelvic floor dysfunction and the various screening assessments required to ensure you a ready to start running (or increase your current running programme). You will then assess your readiness to run through a variety of endorsed screening assessments and how you can get your body run ready!
You'll receive an 8-Week Running programme progressing you from a 30 minute walk up to a 5km run, and supplementary Strength and Recovery workout video.
The programme is full of tips regarding how to build up your running volume over the 8 weeks and also beyond the 8-week programme. It covers how to run for optimal pelvic floor function and what parts of your body need to stay strong and which need to stay mobile to support this.