Time-Saving Exercise Tips

Between feedings and changings, you barely have time to feed and change yourself, let alone go to the gym. Want to know how other moms make time to workout throughout the day?
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ByLeah Rocketto
Updated
Mar 2017
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“It’s fun to sit my baby in his chair and do sit-ups while playing peek-a-boo.” — Ddrydale

“My husband and I take my son for walks, and on weekends my husband watches him for an hour so I can go to the gym.” — mgonzalez

“I lift him with my feet to tone my legs. I used to lift him with my arms, but then he got too big!” — Emwise

“I’ve been doing Zumba Fitness on Wii during naptime. It’s a great work out and has definitely helped me tone up. I have more energy to keep up with my 10-month-old.” — Jforbes

“I have three kids and one on the way. Going up and down the stairs with a toddler, a laundry basket and a preggo belly really tones your legs. I highly recommend it!” — mmkapfer

“I put my son in a bouncy swing and he watches me work out to Turbojam. He smiles and laughs because I make it look fun.” –- Lcreighton

“I go to the gym during my lunch break.” — Mcford

“I just found a yoga app for the iPad, so I do that at night while my hubby plays a computer game.” — Mskinner

“I put one down to nap and the other will ‘workout’ with me.” — aqshort

“I use a YouTube video called Z-Wow. The trainer has tons of different exercise videos and it takes about 20 minutes! Perfect for baby’s naps.” — bwgehrs

“I do push-ups and kiss my son every time I go down. I also do sit-ups next to him while he plays on the floor, and lunges using him as a weight. My little man loves working out with me!” — llbillheimer

“I just try to make it part of playtime with him so I’m more likely to do it!” — jlarkin

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