I had a baby 12 weeks ago. Typically you are medically allowed to start working out 6 weeks after you give birth. Being medically allowed to do something and actually getting started and finding time are two very different things. I think that this time in my life is the most insane period I’ve ever had when it comes to finding a spare moment and navigating the logistics that come with having a newborn in the house. It’s been 4 weeks now since I started working out and I have figured out some tricks to set yourself up for success. I hope you find them useful.
7 Tips for Getting Your Workouts Done When You are a New Mom:
1. Remember the primary goal: to move your body vigorously for a minimum of 30 minutes everyday. No matter what’s happening if you remember this is the goal then you will have a greater chance of overcoming obstacles in your way because you won’t be distracted by things that don’t matter. The only thing that matters is moving your body vigorously for 30 minutes or more. Continue reading