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5 Workout Tips for Busy Moms

Sep 07, 2018
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5 Workout Tips for Busy Moms

As a mom, you need to have strength and energy to take care of your kids. Feeling tired and out of shape is not an option. But working out with a toddler is not an easy task. Between diaper changes, play time and making sure everyone is fed and happy, it can be hard to find time to take care of yourself. Don’t be discouraged! There’s a way to make it work!

Here are my tips for staying fit as a busy mom.

  1. Don’t waste time: Your time is so valuable as a mom. Driving to and from the gym can be very time-consuming. Instead, spend that time getting a good workout at home! Use your time wisely so you can spend more time with your family.
  2. Get creative: Stay open-minded about working out! Squeeze in 10 squats every time you change a diaper, do 10 push-ups while you’re waiting for the microwave, hold a plank on the living room floor while your baby crawls underneath you! Look for opportunities to exercise.
  3. Stay focused: Stay present and focused during your workouts. You will create a mind-body connection and get more bang for your buck when you stay mentally connected to the exercises. Pay attention to your form, strength, speed and reps! A 10 minute workout will be more effective than an hour of distracted exercise at the gym.
  4. Every bit counts: “I don’t have time to workout!” I hear this every day! But the truth is your workouts don’t have to be an hour long! 20 minute, 10 minute and even 5 minute workouts are effective! Staying consistent with your workouts will make the biggest difference in your health and fitness. The small workouts add up so stay committed and consistent.
  5. Find what works for you: You may prefer to workout during nap time… Or maybe you’re like me and workout before the sunrises. What’s important is that you find what works for YOU! What can you maintain? What would get you excited to workout? Finding out what works for you will help you find consistency, stay motivated and start seeing results!

Nobody’s perfect! Don’t stress about exercise. Take opportunities when you see them and stick to these 5 tips! You deserve to feel strong and healthy!

Article Courtesy of Kim Perry.

5 Workout Tips for Busy Moms

Kim is a dedicated and energetic Fit Mom and blogger. As a prenatal and postnatal expert, Kim shares time-saving workouts, quick healthy meals and ways to live a happier life! She is a mother and a teacher who shows busy women how to live the life they want through mindset shifts and energy building tools!

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