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Tired via @MegganFranks #runchat
by Meggan's Running Blog
posted April 18, 2014 at 8:27pm

Ok, I have a confession. Running 50 mpw midway through your second trimester while putting in 45-50 hr work weeks will really knock you on your butt....epecially if you have to be in single parent mode most of the week (my husband has a ridiculous travel ...more

Running for two
by Meggan's Running Blog
posted March 2, 2014 at 10:07am

Most know now that Houston and I are expecting our second child in August this year. I am started to look and feel very pregnant, my belly is about twice as big as it was with my first child and I am running short on wearable clothing. I have continued to...more

Women's Global Event Returns!
by DiscGolf4Women
posted February 5, 2014 at 5:25pm

This record-breaking Women's Disc Golf Event returns in 2014...more

Olympic medalist and mother of twins Lashinda Demus launches #GoWomanGo website
by anngaff
posted January 29, 2014 at 5:11pm

January 29, 2014 – Los Angeles  Lashinda Demus, one of the most decorated female hurdlers of all time and mother to six-year-old twin boys, is very excited to announce the launch of her new website, GoWomanGo.com. The website will be&nb...more

If co-ed youth sport is a Pandora’s Box, then Game On
by Fair Game News
posted January 15, 2014 at 9:39pm

    By Laura Pappano Much of the modern life has evolved — and at breakneck pace — but too many adults in positions of power continue to enforce a maddeningly old-fashioned mindset when it comes to young female athletes and co-e...more

Big 12 Women's Soccer Championship coming to Kansas City, kids camp held in conjunction
by anngaff
posted October 2, 2013 at 11:22am

via release  KANSAS CITY, MO (October 2, 2013) – For the first time, the Big 12 Women’s Soccer Championship is coming to Kansas City in November and will be held at the new Swope Soccer Village. The inaugural Big 12 Soccer Championship ...more

Calling all Athletes!
by EmilyAzevedo
posted July 17, 2013 at 4:19pm

Elite athletes are constantly under a media microscope and are considered role models in the eyes of society regardless if it is something they desire. In a world where the tragic stories of Aaron Hernandez and Oscar Pistorious are what’s spread ov...more

Now introducing: MARISSA KASTANEK!
by Marissa Kastanek
posted July 15, 2013 at 2:02pm

Get to know Marissa Kastanek the new blogger for Women Talk Sports who is starting her professional basketball career on September 1, 2013....more

Tiny Baby Completes First Race (via @laurenfleshman)
by Ask Lauren Fleshman
posted June 12, 2013 at 9:00am

For Immediate Release (via Fleshmom and the Aviator) TINY BABY COMPLETES FIRST RACE Bend, OR, USA – Jude Eiger Thomas (JET) completed his first triathlon when he successfully exited mother Lauren Fleshman’s womb at 10:03pm on June 10, 2013. ...more

Currently but not always running pregnant: What? They don’t make contoured bib #s? ( via @le_diable)
by Lesley Higgins: Running Before, During and After Pregnancy
posted April 9, 2013 at 9:11pm

I know I said I wasn’t running anymore races, but I am notoriously fickle, and this race isn’t really a race-race, just a sort-a-race. I mentioned this little race-ish in my last blog post, but it was near the bottom so you might ha...more

Minion’s first uniform and other stuff via @Le_diable
by Lesley Higgins: Running Before, During and After Pregnancy
posted April 5, 2013 at 8:31pm

Back in January my amazingly paternal baby daddy came up with a great suggestion that we turn all of our old race shirts into onsies. This seemed brilliant, except that I didn’t have a sewing machine, nor have I sewn anything for the last ~20 years....more

A chat with Olympic triathlete and mom-to-be, Sarah Haskins.
by stephaniemp
posted March 4, 2013 at 6:01pm

Women Talk Sports' Stephanie Perleberg connects with professional triathlete, Olympian and mother-to-be Sarah Haskins. Haskins shares with us why she loves the triathlon, which is her best event and how she trains/"exercises" through pregnancy. Find the...more

Just for women sports 24/7 coming our way
by HeraeaMarketing
posted February 12, 2013 at 7:46pm

Sports Channel for Women TV...more

Teaching Girls to Play Tough Against Friends
by Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls
posted January 25, 2013 at 6:30pm

One of the advantages of youth sports is playing on and bonding with teams throughout the years. Taking this benefit even a step further, kids tend to play against the same local or regional teams from year to year. Your kids start recognizing the same fa...more

The critical to-do list
by Byline to Finish Line
posted October 15, 2012 at 6:10pm

There were plenty of things to do on Sunday. My apartment was a complete disaster as I still had to unpack from Saturday’s amazing bike tour of Niagara County. The sink was full of dirty dishes. (I don’t have a dishwasher in my apartment. I kn...more

The Truth About Pro Running and Babies (Lauren Fleshman Blog)
by Ask Lauren Fleshman
posted October 12, 2012 at 7:16am

This shouldn’t come as a shock to you when I say at some point in the next four years I want to have a kid. Over 30, married five years, obsessed with your baby…it adds up. And since it’s after an Olympic year, any woman over 26 that yo...more

Degree(r) First Team Tryout Giveaway
by Sports Girls Play
posted September 14, 2012 at 10:01am

School is back in session and that means fall sports are in full swing.  Did your child try out for any sports at school this year? My daughter did. She tried out for the high school cheer squad after making the decision to retire from competitive g...more

Back to School: Reading, Writing, and Radishes
by Balanced Health and Nutrition
posted September 12, 2012 at 8:32pm

Have you been sending your kids to school with a healthy lunch? My latest “U.S News Eat+Run“  post is about simple ways to pack a nourishing lunch without breaking the bank or spending too much time in the kitchen. The key is creating a ...more

Pole Dancing for Kids: Progressive or Just Plain Wrong?
by The Rabbit Hole
posted September 12, 2012 at 8:10am

Photo from Fitbie.comPole dancing has become a popular exercise trend for women in recent years, but a dance studio in Duncan, British Columbia (which, by the way is nowhere near Vancouver) has opened a new can of worms by introducing a pole dancing class...more

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