Dr. Ellie has driven home the point that women are not fragile. And this doesn’t change during pregnancy, despite many years of nonsense conventional wisdom that physical exertion can cause a miscarriage or preterm birth. While it is prudent to be cautious while pregnant, you are not suddenly a delicate flower. So, can you run…
Under the pretense of Wolff’s law, one might deduce that as long as your bones are healthy (key word here…healthy), they’ll adapt to the stressors you place on them and even become stronger.
The most common misconception among female runners/athletes is that heavy lifting will make you get big.
Day after day I am confronted with the sad reality that our medical system has created a sense of fragility in women all over the country.
Hey runners! Let’s talk about load (ie. strength training). Strength training is a valuable asset to a runner’s training regime for a number of different reasons, but too often strength training is non-existent in a runner’s routine.