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Aug 16, 2017

 Fast But Effective Workouts For Busy Moms

Just because we have kids doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t look fit and healthy, fierce and fabulous. Ah, but who has the time? We’re told that being a Mom is a full time job but when our children are born we realize that it’s not just your full time job, it’s your entire life. A full time job, however demanding, at least has lunch breaks, sick pay and the knowledge that you can clock off at the end of the day. Parenthood is a vocation that demands every minute of every day, it’s a fast paced race against the clock that begins the moment your baby’s eyes open for the first time and ends… well, we’ll have to get back to you on that!

This constant battle against time leaves us very little opportunity to look after our bodies, as we muddle through the day relying on unhealthy convenience foods. Despite your burning desire to get your pre-baby body back it’s easy to feel that you just don’t have the time away from baby to get back in shape. 

The great news is that you don’t have to spend hours slaving away at the gym. You can make really significant gains without even letting your baby out of your sight. No more will motherhood be the reason you can’t take care of yourself.

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Minimum time, maximum effort

The most effective exercises use short bursts of high intensity so instead of going for a lengthy jog, opt for alternate turns briskly walking and sprinting. Yes, you can even do this with strollers, though some, such as the jog and stroll, are better equipped for fast movement than others. By alternating between gentle and intense exercises your body doesn’t have a chance to catch up and plateau as it does on a more leisurely jog.