Getting back into shape with children

If you are like most women than you know that trying to get anything done when you have children around isn’t always the easiest thing to accomplish. If it doesn’t have to do with your children then chances are it may not get done. One of the areas that is particularly hard hit is the health and fitness part of your life. If you are looking to get back into the swing of fitness, even with children, there are a few steps that you can take to ensure you get off to the right foot.

Get a Gym Membership: If you can’t stand spending money on something that you do not use, then you need to consider getting a gym membership. Think of it like this, if you have a membership you will be more likely to go to the gym than skipping out again. Even if you have a busy schedule, you will find yourself making time to get to the gym if you are paying for it.

Set a Schedule: Another great tactic is to set a schedule of the times you will be in the gym every day. Treat the gym like an appointment that you cannot miss. If you have a personal trainer, this will be easy to do, but if you are going to the gym on your own physically write your gym time into your calendar or planner. The act of carving out gym time, no matter how busy you are, is a great way to ensure that you keep exercising and focusing on your health.

Get Yourself New Gear: This is especially good advice, no matter if you are stopping at Groupon discount code’s page for JD Sports. Whether you are shopping at JD Sports for new workout clothes, or simply setting up a home gym, getting new gear is one way you can kick start your excitement for health and fitness. Building a home gym is useful for those days you just can’t get out of the house, but can still squeeze in a few minutes here and there.

Concentrating on health and fitness when children are around is no easy task, but with careful planning and a little motivation you can still achieve your fitness goals.

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  1. gran
    July 9, 2015 / 2:37 pm

    Loving all the insights into your pregnancy. Not good being pregnant in this heat eh?

  2. July 9, 2015 / 5:08 pm

    I’m guessing your cat hadn’t had lunch?!? Poor plant!?

    • mumsymidwife
      July 9, 2015 / 5:18 pm

      Unfortunately yes she did have lunch. Obviously the garnish wasn’t up to standard! X

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