Advice for resuming after a break

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  1. mandytheartist

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    Doctor Donovan told me I can resume running again. I haven't run in about 8'weeks. Any tips for a new mom runner? Before I went on hiatus, I ran 3x/week about 10 mi at a 5:30 pace.
     
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    I'm in the same boat, I broke my toe in September (kicked a rock). This article from Competitor has worked for me, twice. It starts with walk/run, and gradually eases away from the walk. Good luck,
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    Unfortunately, the article doesn't consider pregnancy an injury. But the generic advice was okay.
     
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    If it were me, I'd start off by walking barefoot to get back in the swing of things. Start off with grass and work up to the hard stuff. Maybe trying walking/running barefoot on a treadmill to get warmed up. After that you'll be back to your barefoot running self in no time.
     
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    Thanks Ty!! I was coming back with a report on my first outing.
     
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    Nice. Hope that went well.
     
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    Never mind. Just saw it now.
     
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