If you are new to the area, you may not know how to get exercise at an affordable price. Even if you do live here you may not know all of the resources that are available to you. There are tons of gyms here and workout classes, but the costs really add up if you go to classes or have a membership for a long amount of time. There are ways to workout here for free! Check out this website to find ways to get exercise in Louisville for no cost to you!
Sometimes you may not be able to find someone to watch your kids while you workout. This may make it difficult to find time to exercise. However, this should not stop you from getting your workout for the day in! Have you ever tried working out with your whole family? It may not be your typical workout of running or lifting weights, but it will still get your heart rate up and burn some calories! Check out this article for some ideas on family activities that are also exercises!
Sometimes you probably want to work out, but you have to include your whole family. There are things that you can do that aren’t traditional workouts, but fun activities for your family that include exercise. This may include a walk at the zoo where your kids can look at animals while you are all walking and burning calories. You may think there is nothing to do like this near you. If you live in Louisville, I have a whole list of activities you can do with your kids! Check out this link to find out more!
On those busy nights when your kids have a lot of activities, it is probably very difficult to put together a meal. I bet you get very tempted to pick up a meal from a fast food restaurant. That should be your last resort. Fast food is not something you want to feed your family too often if you want them to be the healthiest they can be. That’s why you can meal prep at the beginning of the week or make fast meals to bring with you on the go. Check out this website for some ideas on quick meals to make your families on those extra busy nights!
Sometimes you are so busy that you forget to eat. After talking to my mom, I found out that this was common for her and she would skip meals almost everyday because she was chasing her kids around. Skipping meals and workouts is one of the worst things you can do. You need to stay healthy in order to be able to work and take care of your family. This may mean eating on the go or meal prepping. Read this article to find out 17 ways to stay healthy and fit as a busy parent!
Have you ever heard of Kayla Itsines? She is known for the workout program that she developed, which is now an app that is affordable for everyone! I have personally tried her workouts and they are extremely challenging, but the amazing part about them is that they are only 28 minutes long! She has hundreds of thousands of members who have made dramatic changes in their physique by doing these short, yet challenging workouts and eating the right way. She has a very large following of mothers who are now in better shape than they were before they were pregnant and they call themselves the BBGMoms. Her app also includes food guidelines on what you should eat in order to be in great shape. Click on this link to read more about Kayla’s program and download it if you think it is something you are interested in!
Here are a few people who used Kayla’s app and their results! The bottom picture is one of the BBGMoms.
Most adults do not work out as much as they should. They are too busy dealing with their kids or working to think about working out. However, exercise is important enough that you need to make it a priority. There are federal guidelines that every adult is supposed to meet, which is to exercise 150 minutes each week. This is not very time consuming: if you break it up, it is only 30 minutes on 5 days of the week! Check out this short PSA to motivate you to hit the gym today!
You may think this will look silly, but sitting on a workout ball at work can benefit your health. Instead of sitting in a regular chair where you may slouch over and develop bad posture, try a workout ball. It makes you sit with a straight back and also burns calories and works your ab muscles. Sitting down for hours on end is not healthy for your back or physical fitness. Check out this article to see more reasons why an exercise ball at work will be beneficial to you!
Are you a new mother who barely has time to think let alone work out? You are not alone! Every new mother feels that there is not enough time in the day to do the things that they need to do. Being healthy does not only include working out. Health also includes how you eat, how often you sleep, and many other factors. Check out this article if you want to find ways to be healthy while having a newborn baby at home!