Exercising is absolutely essential to living a healthy and balanced lifestyle. However, parents are constantly running to and from work, school and children’s activities that it may seem impossible to make time for working out. Fear not, today we’re sharing our best workout tips for busy moms on how to make sure that your workouts are actually planned and executed so that there leaves no room for excuses as to not working out! Let’s get healthy!
If you have the extra money to spend scheduling workout classes is a great way to force yourself to get body in the gym. When time is money (paying for classes) you will definitely feel more inclined to go. Find the closest gym or studio to you so that you’re not spending extra time going out of your way in transportation. Book 30-60 minute classes so you’re not giving up too much of your precious time to work out.5 Workout Tips For Busy Moms To Help You Beat The Bulge Click To Tweet
When looking for motivating workout tips for busy moms, look no further. Planning work outs to complete with a buddy is one of the best ways to actually stick to your workout regimen. When someone else is counting on you to meet them at the gym or go to classes together you will feel obligated to go even if you’re not exactly feeling it. Again, opt for a quick workout time between 30-60 minutes so you won’t feel like you’re spending your whole day at the gym.
I know, it’s already tough getting out of bed as it is, but it’s so worth it to wake up that extra hour earlier to sneak in an early morning workout. It gets your blood flowing, increases energy and may even help your metabolism. If you’re worried about not having enough time in your day for a workout simply add time by waking up just a bit earlier!
If you’re still not feeling motivated to work out, head to the mall to your favorite workout apparel store and stock up on amazing (and cute!) workout gear. When you have the right outfits you’ll definitely want to wear it to the gym. Also, pro tip: lay your workout gear and pack your bag the night before so you leave zero excuse in the morning not to work out.
Meal prepping will also help you maintain your healthy eating habits. Here’s how to meal prep as a busy parent.
Something that always gets me pumped is listening to music while I workout. Curate a playlist of your most motivating and pump-up songs that will sure to keep you hyped while you workout. To save time as well make a playlist that is your designated workout time. Again, 30-60 minutes is perfect and when your playlist is over you’re done!
Make sure you know what food you are putting into your body. Check out this article about 3 common food food labels and what they really mean.
What are your tips to making time for exercise and sticking to it? Let us know below!