TINA MUIR- RED-S in Postpartum Athletes

Today I speak with Tina Muir, the founder and CEO of Running For Real. Tina is a mother of two and former international runner for Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Tina hosts the Running For Real Podcast, which has amassed over 6 million downloads. The Running For Real Podcast is a collective of conversations about running, the climate emergency, and social justice. Tina also hosts a second, NPR style podcast with Knox Robinson called Running Realized, noted as “The ‘Invisibilia’ of running” by Women’s Running. Tina has worked with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and been featured in The Guardian, The Telegraph, People Magazine, Outside, SELF, and Women’s Health.

We  talk about:

-the importance of talking about RED-s

-struggles for new moms with nutrition

-postpartum as a pro runner

-RED-s red flags

-having a support system

-having a do-over

-asking for help

Time Stamps

1:00 introduction

2:58 reflecting on past experience with RED-s

5:47 RED-s in postpartum athletes

10:25 navigating postpartum as a Pro runner

16:30 slow is fast

22:08 how things were different after second child

29:09 paying it forward

37:00 accepting help

39:50 quick fire questions


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