Alison Marie Helms, Ph.D. is a Women's Strength and Running Coach and creator of the Women's Running Academy.
After struggling with her own return to running postpartum, Alison made it her mission to empower and educate herself and others to train with purpose, respect, and understanding of their bodies through the continuum - pregnancy, postpartum, and beyond.
Alison is a Certified Personal Trainer & Running Coach and a Pregnancy/Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist. In addition to her fitness expertise and experience, Alison Marie holds a Doctorate in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech. She has taught everything from sixth grade science through collegiate level engineering courses. Her efficient scientific approach and passion for education help her to break complex ideas down into the simplest form of what actually works and in a way that you are actually going to do it.
Alison has been featured in a variety of media outlets including FitFluential, Not Your Typical Mom Podcast, the LIFE BOSS Podcast, Runner Moms Podcast, and SHAPE magazine.
Using the same simplified and results driven method, I've helped many other busy moms uncover their true strength and reclaim their bodies and lives.
These moms run with strength and confidence.
They know how to efficiently integrate strength training into their programing with purpose for their goals.
They've learned how to effectively reconnect with their breath, core and pelvic floor.
They have created sustainable, consistent habits.
They no longer feel overwhelmed trying to “do it all.”
They have learned how to simplify the process.