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About runningyourbody

I am a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Certified Pilates instructor, and runner with celiac disease. I am passionate about educating people on running, pilates, and women’s health topics. I am trained in the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction, as well as pre and post partum impairments. In my free time I can be found anywhere outside. I enjoy training for races with friends, cooking gluten free meals, and traveling with my husband. My goal is to share information with you in a lighthearted and enjoyable forum. I am always contributing fun and interesting posts on my blog. Feel free to check it out @

Pelvic Floor Strengthening After Baby

Whether you delivered a baby vaginally or by C-Section, the pelvic floor muscles can become strained and weak from pregnancy. This weakness can be exacerbated by vaginal delivery which can result in tearing of the muscles and episiotomy. The good … Continue reading

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5 Rules for a Happy Bladder

If you have experienced urinary urgency and frequency for awhile it can be easy to forget what “normal” bladder function used to be. Here are 5 rules to regain control of your bladder for a happier you, and a happier … Continue reading

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Two Moms in the Raw Delicious Gluten Free Snacks

I have been a Two Moms in the Raw fan since 2009 when I first stumbled upon their gluten free snack bars in Starbucks cafes. I was drawn to their pure, whole ingredients, and delighted to find the bars as … Continue reading

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More Treadmills!

I have written in the past about the benefits of running on the treadmill here. There are a myriad of reasons why one might find themselves in need of treadmill training. This mode of working out can bring with it a wide … Continue reading

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October is Health Literacy Month; Let’s discuss Mesothelioma

October is health literacy month, and there are several campaigns to raise awareness on deadly diseases. The idea behind this movement is that people have the right to accurate and truthful information regarding deadly diseases, possible causes of these diseases, … Continue reading

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Gluten Free in the body, Gluten Free on the Body?

As a lady living with a celiac diagnosis for eight years now, I have gluten free eating down to a science. I am careful when eating out, make most of my meals in my home, and have a list of … Continue reading

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Paleo Squash Spaghetti with White Wine Marinara Sauce

I must admit my skepticism prior to trying this dish. I was suspicious of squash noodles, or anything masquerading itself as a gluten item that in fact is not. As a woman living with Celiac disease I cut my loses … Continue reading

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