STEPH BRUCE & SARA TANZA- Running US Olympic Marathon Trials 4 months Postpartum

Today I am speaking with Dr. Sara Tanza, pelvic floor physical therapist, and Steph Bruce, professional runner for HokaOneOne NAZ Elite, mom, Celiac, Co-conspirator for Picky Bars, coach. Sara and Steph both, have been incredibly open about what it looks like to return to exercise and running after pregnancy and how they are active moms in their postpartum. 

-forming the Dream Team

-getting stronger with age

-the importance of rehab

-life as a professional runner

-listening to your body running

-having a baby at 39

-always keep learning

-breastfeeding struggles

-communicating with your provider

-running the US Olympic Marathon Trials

Time Stamps

1:00 Introduction

5:51 how they met

9:57 beginning to work together

14:58 preparing for pregnancy

19:18 retire or olympic trials?

30:04 concerns during 3rd pregnancy

38:50 handling early postpartum

45:40 fueling your body for its needs

51:00 gauging postpartum running progress

57:10 bridging the gap between progress and perfection

1:06:13 what’s next

1:7:45 rapid fire questions









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