Working Out After Baby... How Much is Enough?
Finding time to workout is one of the main obstacles stopping moms from working out at all.
It makes sense. I mean, how the heck do you find time to exercise when you can’t even pee without an audience?
It may be you don’t have to do as much as you think.
Here’s my current situation, and my advice for you…
I’m feeling strong!
I finally started exercising again. I had set it aside for the first few weeks of PT, and man, I can do so many things better and stronger now.
It felt good to move and work hard. It was encouraging to see I had made progress even though I hadn’t officially been “working out.”
I stopped half a dozen times in the middle of it to take care of the baby who needed a nap and some loving. And I didn’t stress about it! I just finished the rest of my workout when she fell asleep. My goal is to exercise 3 days next week plus PT.
Just because you’re a busy mom, and you might get interrupted constantly, and you hardly have time for yourself, doesn’t mean you can’t find time to workout.
If you really want it, you’ll find the time. Just like anything else you’ve ever really wanted. (I’ve seen you on Black Friday…)
Seth made my workouts super short for me. I was struggling with getting to do them so the idea that they’d take less than 30 minutes was pretty motivating to get down to our basement gym and do it.
20-30 minutes three times a week isn’t ideal for the rest of your life. But it’s good for now if that’s the season you’re in (I know I am). And it’s way better than doing nothing.
If you can do more, go for it. But don’t force yourself to do something you can’t keep up more than a couple weeks.
Figuring out what to do can be challenging, but finding a good plan can take the weight off. Seth can create a workout that fits your time constraints, coaches you along the way, and is still effective. You just have to make it a priority.
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