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Moms are very busy, and that’s a fact. If you don’t have the time to exercise, you shouldn’t worry too much.
There are days when it’s too hard to fit exercise in your schedule, no matter how much you want to. Meetings and family activities take up valuable time, but that doesn’t mean you can’t succeed.
But taking care of yourself doesn’t have to mean dropping the other things you need to do. Here are some tips to help you reach your goal even if you are a super busy mom.Sticking with an exercise routine can be a struggle for anyone. But for moms, squeezing in workouts can feel darn near impossible. These tips can help!Click To Tweet
Eat healthy meals in addition to exercising
This doesn’t mean you need to eat the same meal every day for the rest of your life! Here is the easiest way to maintain the diet you want, with as little effort as possible.
If you are free on weekends, change the meals you eat during the week. When you are busy, it is much easier to eat whatever is hanging around without thinking whether it will be healthy.
Every weekend you can change the meals for the following week and add something new and different.
For example, nuts are very healthy and also provide you with the essential proteins. They can give you a source of sustained energy for your exercises and make a great snack.
Find out what are the healthiest nuts to eat and include them in your diet.
Don’t skip meals
When we are busy, it is much easier to skip a meal. It can be a disaster for burning fat.
The problem with skipping meals is that we get into a state of excessive hunger later in the day. Then we are more prone to eating something we shouldn’t, something unhealthy.
Say you manage to endure without a meal for 6-7 hours, then your sugar drops, and you will eat pretty much anything. So, then, you stop at the store and buy a slice of pizza.
Consistency and willpower will determine your ability to lose weight, exercise, and look the way you want. If you already know that you will be busy during the day, plan your activities carefully.
Do short and highly effective exercises
If you are already busy and want to exercise, that is not a problem. Come to the gym ready, warm up quickly, turn off your phone and start training!
45 to 60 minutes 3 to 5 times a week is often more than enough if you do all the exercises correctly and efficiently.
Just focus on the key exercises for each muscle group and do them well and you’ll be golden.
Increase your daily exercise
Little changes can make a huge difference. These few tricks can help you maintain your shape and general wellbeing when you are super busy.
If you live on the first few floors of the building, try to go down without an elevator and sometimes climb the stairs as well. When you talk on the phone in the office, get up and walk around. If you want to go shopping somewhere in the city, go on foot, and don’t forget to sleep enough.
Besides, burning some calories doing these things will help you feel better overall.
How do you fit in exercise when you are busy?
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.